It should come as no surprise that Jekyll & Hyde's has changed. Though it still has certain characteristics of its former self, it's almost completely different now.
The former pub recently teamed up with Hogman BBQ to delight taste buds with slow-smoked meats covered with sweet and tangy barbecue sauces, but it still churns out its award-winning wings and juicy artisanal burgers. The food isn't the only thing that underwent changes?the space also received a face-lift with new floors, paint, and wall coverings. More than 30 TVs captivate patrons, as does the separate poolroom, where billiard balls clack and clatter over the green felt of nine tables during pool-league play. Those looking for a quieter space can reserve the private room that's great for working lunches and clandestine meetings of the Mr. Bean fan club.
Even if you think you know what you want going into Fuzziwig's Candy Factory, you might find yourself lingering over the store's other selections. Everywhere you look, round dispensers teem with Jelly Belly jellybeans, gummy candies, and M&M's. Tubs of Tootsie Rolls, and Pixy Stix fill the floors, and fresh-made fudge and gourmet caramel apples line display cases. There?s also old fashioned and one-of-a-kind sodas to quench thirsts, toy bubblegum machines to fill goody bags, and PEZ dispensers to teach children about intellectual-property licensing. All of these items, along with a selection of Hello Kitty, TY, and Ganz toys, make excellent holiday gifts, stocking stuffers, or snacks for shopping marathons.
Whether preparing an order for 5 or 500 wings, the chefs at WingBusters USA begin by hand breading each fresh piece of chicken in a house-specialty batter. They then flash-fry the succulent morsels before showering the batch in a blend of spices and sauces to create a roster of signature flavors that includes sweet-and-spicy honey-mustard flavor, citrusy lemon pepper, and hickory-smoked barbecue flavor. Before they commit to slathering a batch, diners can sample any of the restaurant’s flavors to ensure that they aren’t so spicy they rekindle painful memories of a first kiss with a fire breather.
Espresso Lane's kindly baristas brew steaming cups of fresh-roasted coffee and hand-tamped espresso as diners nosh on pastries, soups, and sandwiches. Syrup and butter flood the crisp-fried chamber of a belgian waffle, making each bite like suddenly discovering a back pocket full of twenty-dollar bills printed on candy ($4.25). White albacore tuna slathered in mayo and sun-dried tomato dressing snuggles between soft slices of bread in the tuna-salad sandwich ($6.75), and a sprinkler full of raspberry vinaigrette spritzes the grapes, mandarin oranges, and strawberries of the garden salad until they sprout into a flavorful medley ($7.25). Cups of the soup of the day ally with demi sandwiches to suppress uprisings of indecisive appetites ($7.25).
In keeping with the rest of the Plum Restaurants family, Plum Burgers food truck has no meat products on board. Its burgers are entirely beef-free, organic, and vegan?but within these restrictions, the cooks have gotten more than a little creative. The Jerk + Yam burger piles yam and Jamaican-spiced grilled tofu with caramelized onions, whereas the 8-ounce Mediterranean burger layers mint-kissed seitan with pickled figs. Other patties incorporate lentils, portobello mushrooms, and panko-crusted tempeh as meat substitutes.
Also on the menu are a variety of sandwiches and sides, including the popular Mac & Yease, which is a vegan version of mac and cheese that can also go gluten-free upon request. Milkshakes made with vanilla coconut ice cream conclude meals with cool, sweet sips. To track the truck's location, customers can refer to its homepage. It even takes pickup orders via phone call, text, or really loud yelling from across town.
Nestled inside 180 acres of tree-lined, gently rolling grounds, the Newnan golf course springs up from the natural terrain, gracing golfers with scenic views of ridges, ravines, and waterways. The meticulously maintained fairways and greens wend along natural, wooded buffers that create a sense of public but peaceful solitude, like delivering a speech from inside a sleeping bag. Golfers hone their short game at the practice green, deliver pep talks to lazy 9-irons at the all-weather driving range, or pick up anything from tees to new clubs at the pro shop. The 15,000-square-foot clubhouse's Coweta Grill serves casual or formal dining fare and slings drinks at full bar, and a sweeping veranda overlooks the 10th tee and its hazards, including the catapult-launched Harlem Globetrotters, who slap down soaring golf balls.