Could the world's most popular airport restaurant be a southern-and-sushi joint in the world's busiest hub? New data from Foursquare reveals some impressive taste among the flying public that too often has to settle for pre-made and flavorless fare. Topping the list is One Flew South, at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where users rave about the "best airport food."
While the ratings of millions of Foursquare users can't claim to be a scientific and comprehensive survey of the flying public's taste, the data does show adventuresome appetites in most airports. As for the popularity of the Burger King in Beijing, one user wonders, "Is it really this good, or have I been in China for too long?"
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport: One Flew South
Foursquare says: "If you have an hour or more layover, One Flew South is worth the trek to Terminal E."
Beijing Capital International Airport: Burger King
Foursquare says: "Is it really this good, or have I been in China for too long?"
London Heathrow Airport: Gordan Ramsay Plane Food
Foursquare says: "Haven of tranquility while in transit."
Tokyo International Airport: Sushi Kyotatsu
Foursquare says: "I have pretty high standards for sushi [and] Kyotatsu is not to be missed."
O'Hare International Airport: Berghoff Cafe
Foursquare says: "Best sandwiches in the airport!"
Los Angeles International Airport: Lemonade
Foursquare says: "Amazing! To think I almost ate at McDonalds!"
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport: Ladurée
Foursquare says: "Les macarons incroyables!"
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport: Pappasito's Cantina
Foursquare says: "This place is too good to be in an airport."
Soekarno-Hatta International Airport: J. Co Donuts & Coffee
Foursquare says: "Try their Alcapone donut: white Belgian chocolate sprinkled with almonds."
Dubai International Airport: Costa Foursquare says: "Their coffee is by far the best out of all the Costa [locations] in UAE."
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