Eating with Catoura: Gio's Chicken Amalfitano

I take to Italy! Well maybe not literally... Yes in the heart of Atlanta you can get a taste of authantic italian dishes thanks to Gio's Chicken Amalfitano. This hidden gem is located in Westside district of midtown. It has multiple Italian cafes along with small shops. I picked Gio's Chicken Amalfitano because well I wanted some authentic italian chicken for dinner.
 I ordered the Sorrento Lemon Chicken and plate full of pasta to go along with it called the Napoletana. Let me tell you the chicken was to die for! Marinated with lemon juice and seasonings and a whole lot of garlic. Seriously so many flavors wrapped in one chicken breast. The pasta was a tad spicy but overall enjoyed the sauce especally when it came to dipping my italian bread in it. The poroptions are big enough to serve two people. What I really liked most about this place was the atmosphere it's definitely a family friendly place great for family gatherings. After our dinner we headed to my local/ very popular fudge shop in Atlantic Station called Kilwins. Talk about a fun place to be surrounded by all kinds of sweets: candy apple, ice cream, and fudge! This is not your average candy shop the music is bumping and so is the beautiful decor. Brian and I chose to get the cake batter ice cream. It literally tasted like cake batter... mmmm yum! I always love stopping by there. I hope y'all are having a wonderful Thursday and be sure to stop by at these places if you are in Atlanta!

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Google's City Expert

This was by far the BEST event I have ever attended, mainly because it involved an absolutely breath-taking view of Atlanta! Google invited me to their City Experts event, which was held in the beautiful Ventanas venue in Atlanta (hint-hint, this place is a perfect wedding venue).

The venue had a dual level indoor area with two-story floor-to-ceiling windows, along with a rooftop patio featuring a gorgeous skyline view. Small, bite-size hors d'oeuvres were served along with an open bar offering specialty drinks that inspired by the city. I met some lovely bloggers and other City Experts throughout the evening. The best part of this event, by far, was the helipad. From the helipad, you can see all of Atlanta (even out towards Stone Mountain and Kennesaw Mountain); add in a big Google sign in the middle, and the photo ops are priceless. It was a truly breathtaking and exciting event. I definitely danced the night away! I cannot wait for more City Experts events to come :)

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Blue Diamonds

 Hello everyone! I hope y'all are having a wonderful week so far. This week's outfit post revolves around my favorite new summer dress that I recently purchased at Old Navy. The vibrant pattern of the dress is what really drew me in for the purchase; I am a sucker for anything with a fun design. I cinched it up by wearing a simple gold belt to help extenuate my waist.

American Girl

         There really is nothing like sipping on lemonade, and just simply enjoying this beautiful weather with  my family. Happy 4th of July! I absolutely love this holiday :) Today I wore my white skinnies with my beautiful navy-blue and white printed top. To add some red accents to my outfit, I wore some vibrant red lipstick. I also threw on one of my favorite new red jeweled necklaces. It's almost time for the fireworks, so I'm off to enjoy the remainder of my great American holiday. May the fourth be with you!

TBT Edition: Kendra Scott

Last week I attended a lovely event at one of the most chic jewelry boutiques in Atlanta. Positioned right outside of Lenox Square Mall, this spot has all the class and pizazz you've come to expect from the upscale area. Kendra Scott is likely going to be my new go-to for statement necklaces. This place is filled to the ceiling with my favorite accessories! 

Hump Day Highlights

What a Wednesday! Today I found myself amongst fellow bloggers and style-lovers at the "Calling All Fashionistas" event at the Brio Tuscan Grille. The evening was filled with mingling, wine sipping, and yummy appetizers. I met tons of great bloggers and local boutique owners; talk about being in my element!