Mountains to Moab: Visiting Utah's Montage Deer Valley in Simply Buckhead

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As the tiny private plane soared above the mountains, still dappled with winter snow, and headed toward the red rocks of Moab, Utah, I tried to wrap my brain around the adventure to come. 

Thanks to the Montage Deer Valley resort in Park City, I was about to enter a fantasyland for outdoor experiences. Check out one of my latest pieces for Simply Buckhead magazine to find out if this property might be a summer vacation fit for you... 

Sky’s the Limit Salads at Salata


Bean sprouts, feta cheese, pesto chicken, oh my! A lunchtime salad from Salata is anything but boring, y’all.

Recently, the Atlantic Station location (there are a few across the ATL) invited me in for a complimentary meal — and I gladly accepted. Here are three reasons why I think you should give this fast, fresh food spot a try.

  • All the toppings. We’re talking 50+, folks. Pumpkin seeds. Jicama. Beets. From the exotic to the familiar, there are options to suit any taste buds. Plus, you can choose from a variety of proteins ranging from chicken to shrimp and several yummy dressings.
  • Friendly faces. I was really impressed by how upbeat the people behind the counter were. My order was taken with a smile, and my questions were gladly answered.

  • You’re in and out. All you do is step up to the counter, pick your ingredients, and have your salad plated or packed up for take away. It's a perfect option if you’re crunched for time and need a quick and healthy lunch.