Haute Secrets: Ken Nugent Calling on Atlanta

Ken Nugent, Malcolm Mitchell

You have seen his billboards, heard his radio ads, driven by the buses.  One call that’s all. There are even rap songs referring to this Atlanta legend. His voice sticks in your head and if you are injured in an accident, you know who to call.  Most recently, it is Hollywood who has been calling. Various networks have expressed interest in a reality show about the family-owned law firm (the sizzle reel was recently filmed). But what many people don’t know   about Ken Nugent, is that he is passionate about literacy, and very philanthropic in various organizations. And he travels whenever he has the chance, always on his private plane, of course. With all his hard work and success, we wanted to find out what he does to unwind, relax and indulge in what Atlanta has to offer. Check out Attorney Ken Nugent’s haute secrets here.


Where were you born:  New York City

How long in Atlanta: 40 years

Neighborhood: Buckhead

Occupation: Attorney

Favorite Restaurant: Bistro Niko

Best Sushi: Umi

Best Italian: Ninos

Best dessert: Canoli

Best place for a romantic date: Bacchanalia or Canoe

Best Sunday brunch: My house

Best place for a power business meeting: Club at Chops

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? My house

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Buckhead Atlanta

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Brown & Co

Favorite Charity Event: Read With Malcolm, literacy for kids with Malcolm Mitchell

Favorite Cultural Event: Yacht Hop in Hilton Head

Favorite Cultural Institution: High Museum of Art

Best Steakhouse: Chops

Best Pizza: Gio’s

Best Lunch: Bones

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Lifetime Fitness

Best Massage: Karen Blair at Hawks Ridge Country Club

Best Limousine/Driving Service: my chauffeur, Ray

Best Museum/Exhibit: Atlanta History Center-Bobby Jones

Describe your city in three words: Perfect, Easy, Southern

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Carter Center

All-around favorite spot in Atlanta: Any Golf Course

Best Aspect of Atlanta: The People