Atlanta’s Swan House Ball

There’s an ultimate season for everything: New York in autumn, Europe in June…in Atlanta, it’s the spring. Heralded by obscene sprays of pink dogwoods, hydrangeas, and azaleas, April welcomes the crown jewel of the South’s social season, The Swan House Ball, a benefit for the Atlanta History Center. I was asked to design it and …

Heirloom Tomato Pie

You’re discerning, worldly, stylish, and savvy. You get it. You know that late August and September are the ultimate season for tomatoes, and even though you’re accustomed to seeing them all year long, you—the connoisseur—wouldn’t dream of serving them any other time. To paraphrase Mr. Wilde, your tastes are simple. You are always satisfied with …