Backyard barbecues are great (that’s where Buzz will be this Independence Day holiday) but for those seeking to glam up the 4th of July, here are a few ideas.
The downtown W, conveniently located to Centennial Olympic Park’s festivities and fireworks display, offers a $249 rate from today through Monday featuring two cocktails, lemon and sage body butter from the onsite Bliss spa, free valet parking and access to the VIP fireworks viewing area. Oh, and after all that partying, you can check out as late as 4 p.m.
The Buckhead Ritz-Carlton, just across the street from the Lenox Mall July 4 extravaganza, is putting on an elegant Southern spread.
A special dinner buffet, offered from 5:30 to 9:15 p.m., will include delicacies such as Southern fried chicken salad, apple and jalapeno scented cole slaw, 48-hour smoked beef brisket with peach barbecue sauce, a summer raw bar, ginger barbecued quails, truffle baked mac