Haute Author

  • NAME Danielle Jennings
  • BIO Danielle Jennings is a fashion/entertainment/lifestyle journalist and a native Atlantan. She attended Clayton State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in communications and media studies. A lover of pop culture, couture and cuisine, she has written for several publications including Jezebel, Atlanta Sports & Fitness, Creative Loafing, Buzz in the City and Examiner. Watching her home city evolve from down-home metropolis to the “Hollywood of the South” has been an exhilarating experience that fuels her passion to report the best that Atlanta has to offer. Whether it’s fashion, food or fun, expect to know about it first-hand from the keystrokes of a true Georgia peach.

Articles By Danielle Jennings

Mini-Bites: Top 5 Sliders in Atlanta

The slider. It does the job of a full-sized burger, but it fits perfectly in one hand and often packs a flavorful punch. This is a culinary treat that is practically perfect at anytime, (yes, I have known of breakfast sliders) when you have a craving for one it seems that you will go to great lengths to seek out the mini treat that tastes best in bunches. There are many ways to prepare a slider, just about any ingredients you like can be applied and that’s a big part of the fun. Do you like yours subtle? Or overflowing with toppings? Do you like fries on the side or some other equally delicious side dish? Whatever is on your slider menu, you first have to know what Atlanta hotspots have the best ones and I have you covered. Here is the list of the best sliders in Atlanta…bet you can’t eat just one! Read More

Culinary Treat: Top 5 Gastropubs in Atlanta

For non-foodies, the first question that you will likely ask yourself is what is a gastropub? Well, don’t worry, there is no long, drawn-out or complicated answer. Simply put, it’s a restaurant that serves high-end beer and food. Now that you know what to expect from a gastropub, I’m going to let you know where to have the best experience in Atlanta. In the last few years, the gastrpoub has become somewhat of a phenomenon and Atlanta certainly has its’ hands in this culinary hit. So, get ready to try something different the next time you dine out and be sure to refer to this list of the top gastropubs in Atlanta. Eat, drink and be merry! Read More

Art on Display: Top 5 Art Galleries in Atlanta

A great place to go when you want to break up the monotony of a first date, perfect for a Saturday afternoon excursion and definitely a must when you’re in the mood for high-brow culture that is visually stimulating. Yes, art galleries are many things and all of those things are fabulous. Some may think that visiting an art gallery is too stuffy and uptight to fully enjoy, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Taking time to appreciate the pure beauty of art is probably one of the easiest and most honest ways to spend free time. The first step to appreciating art is to view it and then decide for yourself. But, enough about the glorious world of art appreciation, let’s get down to the task at hand. Atlanta is quite the artistic city and we have some amazing art galleries here that are sure to indulge enthusiasts and make the casual novice a die-hard fan. Here are the best art galleries in Atlanta. Enjoy! Read More

The Big Game: Top 5 Sports Bars in Atlanta

The Super Bowl may be over, but if you are a true sports fanatic then you know that there is always a game on at any time and when you love everything sports, beer and food-related, what do you do? Why head out to your local sports bar to view your favorite team on huge plasma screens while the beer and hot wings flow endlessly. Aside from the obvious, one of the best things about going to a sports bar is the energy that you get from the patrons, whether you are cheering for the same team or an opposing one, the energy of the crowd makes the experience addictive. Here in Atlanta, we have more than our fair share of great sports bars and I have narrowed down the best ones to make sure that when the next big game arrives you are at the prime location to watch all the excitement. Go team! Read More

A Little Romance: Top 5 Romantic Restaurants in Atlanta

We are officially in the month for lovers; Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and it seems that everyone is all smiles and full of love even as the temperatures continue to dip. The great thing about romance is that it can be so many different things; you can go out, stay in, create something from the heart or shop until you find the perfect gift for your loved one. Either way, romance is a state of mind and what better way to get in a mushy romantic mood then to go to some of Atlanta’s most romantic restaurants. Food is often an aphrodisiac and the restaurants on this list have it all, from food and décor to ambiance and service. Your romantic evening will get off to a great start once you stop in at any of these places and let the restaurant work its magic. Here’s to all the lovers in Atlanta…Happy Valentine’s Day! Read More

Lucky 7s: Top 5 Chinese Restaurants in Atlanta

I must admit that I am totally obsessed with Chinese food. I could eat it daily and crave it constantly. The flavors in Chinese cuisine are so vast and deliberate that you can often pick out what seasonings and ingredients are used. I don’t particularly have a favorite Chinese food dish, but I am quite partial to rice of any kind, prepared any sort of way. There is also a great history that involves Chinese cuisine that I love and appreciate. If you’re like me, then you’re always on the look out for the best food in your area, well I’ve taken out all of the guesswork and have compiled a list of the best Chinese restaurants in Atlanta for those that consider themselves connoisseurs of all the delicious dishes that populate the Chinese food landscape. Here are the best places in Atlanta to have the most supreme Chinese food experience. Bon appétit! Read More

Oh-La-La: Top 5 Lingerie Stores in Atlanta

Who knows what lurks beneath the clothing of all of the fabulous ladies out there? Whether clothed in sweats, a business suit or a killer dress, what lies underneath your wardrobe is a sexy little secret that can totally change your demeanor because only you know just how naughty or nice that lingerie you’re wearing really is. The right lingerie can change your mood, set the mood or get you in the mood! With Valentine’s Day just days away, I’m sure there are many men and women out there scrambling for sexiest lingerie ensemble from the best lingerie shop in town, and Atlanta has many that cater to specific styles, personality, functionality and body type. We are fully in the season of lovers, so allow me to help heat up these cold winter nights with some hot lingerie choices that are guaranteed to keep old romantic fires burning or ignite new romantic prospects. It’s time to embrace the sexy! Read More

Loews Atlanta Celebrates the Romance of Valentine’s Day

Midtown Atlanta’s sexiest hotel is bringing in Valentine’s Day in a big way for all the Atlanta’s lovers. From February 5 until Valentine’s Day, Loews Atlanta Hotel will offer a variety of specialty events, couples packages and dinner specials that are sure to have guests permeate the air with love and fill the Atlanta skyline. For those of you who can never decide what to do for your special someone on the big day or you’re tired of the same old routine of romance, Loews Atlanta has you covered, ensuring everyone will be pleased with their romantic offerings. Love is in the air! Read More

Love & Bites Cocktail Tasting at Whiskey Park

Usher in the season for lovers in a delicious and potent way courtesy of the great bartender masterminds at Whiskey Park, W Atlanta Midtown’s ultra chic and upscale bar. On Thursday February 3, select VIP guests are invited to come out and indulge in Valentine’s-inspired cocktails and nibble delicious and innovative hors d’oeuvres. With the elegance that Atlantans have come to expect from Whiskey Park, this is sure to be a classy and sexy event that is an ideal way to kick off any Valentine’s Day celebrations that populate your agenda. So look your best and get into the spirit of love! Read More