Buns delivers sizzling meats cradled in its fluffy namesake, hand-cut fries, and home-style breakfast plates. Its menu of customizable classics includes all-beef hot dogs ($3.49+) and the deluxe burger meal, brimming with turkey bacon, cheese, and traditional trimmings ($5.59). Combination platters such as a turkey burger meal with five crispy wings ($8.99) eliminate the need for decision-makers to launch blow darts at the menu. Early risers may sample Buns' made-from-scratch breakfast plates, including fluffy, buttered biscuits ($0.65 each) or a succulent salmon patty breakfast ($6.25). Before heading home, take tastes to a sweeter place with cakes from local confectionary A Handful of Flour Bakery. Creamy wedges spotlight flavors such as lemon, red velvet, and birthday cake ($2+/slice).
After praising J.R. Crickets' chicken wings, karaoke shindigs, and live music, Metromix went on to declare the late-night-dining destination a place where "[m]odern chic and good times meet." J.R. Crickets' culinary crew lightly fries or grills seafood, slathers baby back ribs in sauce, and carefully calibrates wings to three levels of spiciness. Diners can opt to take feasts to-go or kick back in the eatery, where TVs and live DJs forge an atmosphere as high-spirited as a haunted mountaintop.
It began with a burger. In 2001, entrepreneur Quentin Love wanted to improve his Chicago community by opening a business that would not only create much-needed jobs, but also help his neighbors lead healthier lives. To this aim, he opened his first restaurant, which centered on his newest, healthiest recipe: the jive turkey burger, a bunned treat smothered in grilled onions that contained a fraction of the fat of its beef-laden brethren. The burger proved so popular he began experimenting with a whole range of comfort fare reimagined with turkey. By serving dishes such as turkey tacos, turkey stir-fry, and turkey chops smothered in gravy and onions, Turkey Chop lends diners a healthier way to enjoy classic American eats. But unlike an oven caught in a November time warp, the kitchen has more than turkey—chicken, fish, shrimp, and vegetarian versions of many dishes still help guests avoid fat while savoring guilt-inducing flavors.
The amenity-laden Comfort Suites Atlanta Airport shelters weary travelers arriving from nearby Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, to which the hotel’s complimentary shuttle travels multiple times daily. Inside each of the hotel's 79 golden-hued suites, guests can use free WiFi and gaze at, or converse with, a flat-screen TV while resting on an included sofa sleeper. Ample sunlight spills onto the hotel’s indoor pool and hot tub, glistening off the heated waters and deck chairs, and a stroll down the hotel's colorful-carpet-swathed hallways ends at an outdoor patio where visitors can take in sweeping views of the surrounding foliage and the nearby Georgia Dome arena and Turner Field. In the lobby of the hotel, a free breakfast buffet brims with eggs, fresh fruit, and waffles.
Plants line the rooftop patio at Blu Sky Restaurant and Lounge, their bright-green leaves framing the panoramic views of the Atlanta skyline. These stunning views also filter in through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the cheerfully hued dining room, where servers adorn tables with heaping portions of grilled bourbon chicken and glasses of red wine. Frequently, live bands drown out the busy world below with jazz or acoustic guitar, and a fully stocked bar keeps guests nestled in their comfy chairs, love seats, or cushioned sleep chambers until late.