Burgers with Buck: Athens Pizza

Full disclosure, yours truly has probably eaten at Athens Pizza in Decatur more than 100 times. I’m not going to say that I’m set in my ways, but my order is always the same, a Greek salad and an Athens Special Pizza. I guess I subscribe to the ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ philosophy. If you’ve never had it, I highly recommend it.

Burgers with Buck: Oak Steakhouse

A fresh take on the classic steakhouse, that is how the good folks at Oak Steakhouse at Avalon in Alpharetta, describe themselves.

Burgers with Buck: Chateau Elan

It’s time for the annual James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project. It is an effort to make burgers that are “more delicious, nutritious, and sustainable.

Burgers with Buck: Boxcar

It’s a happening, new open container district in Atlanta’s historic West End that has been referred to by some as Malt Disney World. It is right next to the newly opened Westside Beltline, and joining Monday Night Brewing, ASW Distillery, Wild Heaven Brewing, Best End Brewpub, and Golda Kambucha, is Boxcar at Hop City...the restaurant heart of a zone devoted to entertainment. 

Burgers with Buck: SweetWater Taproom

Whether you are a beer drinker or not, you are probably at least familiar with SweetWater Brewing Company. Believe it or not, the popular Atlanta-based brewery has been around for 22 years. 

Burgers with Buck: Hugo's Oyster Bar

As the name implies, Hugo’s Oyster Bar in Roswell is a great place to go for fresh seafood. They have also become known for their classic New Orleans Po’ Boys, steaks, salads, and desserts... the notoriety of which is well deserved.

Burgers with Buck: Cherokee Cattle Company

Gus Tselios is larger than life. When the owner of six Cobb County restaurants including Marietta Diner, Marietta Fish Market, Casa Grande, Yeero Village, Pasta Bella, and Cherokee Cattle Company does things, he does them in a big way. Case in point, #BurgersWithBuck #169 from CCC.

Burgers with Buck: Georgia Butts BBQ

What started as basically a BBQ shack on the side of the road, is now a beautiful full service restaurant located on the shores of lovely Lake Oconee. Let’s face it, is there a better back drop for burger eating?

Burgers with Buck: Kimpton Overland Hotel

It’s Masters week: A time to cue up that eternal debate, no not who will slip on the green jacket on Sunday, but something people are much more passionate about . . .egg salad or pimento cheese?

Burgers with Buck: Atkins Park

While the sign out front says established in 1922, and the windows below read established in 1927, once thing is certain, Atkins Park in Virginia Highland is Atlanta’s oldest, continuously licensed tavern. (There’s a great story behind the discrepancy between the sign and the windows, but you have to click on the story to hear Sandra Spoon tell it herself.)

Burgers with Buck: State Farm Arena

The dining options are plentiful at State Farm Arena, not to mention better than ever. In fact, fans have ranked the food at the home of the Atlanta Hawks the best in the NBA.