Georgia Trend - August 2005

South By Southwest

Fifteen years ago, Karen Hilliard opened Georgia Grille in south Buckhead, after returning to town from Texas.Closing her nine-table restaurant called Peach's and packing her battered old Coca-Cola cooler into a truck, she'd arrived determined to bring Southwestern flavors to the Old South.

A Farm Family Portrait

The Williams dairy farm is forward-looking, technologically sophisticated, micro-managed and consistently profitable. Such success is increasingly rare, as soaring land values and production costs are putting the necessary economies of scale well beyond reach of the average farmer.

Magic Men

Magic anyone? How about the Wyche brothers? Sam can make articles of your clothing disappear, find silver dollars in your ears and make small sponge rabbits drop from under your arms.