Garrett Popcorn Shops Wins Best Airport Grab-And-Go Dining

Copeland's Gourmet Kitchen, Modern Market, Shula Burger and Salt Lick top finishers

Air travelers don't always have time for a sit-down meal while waiting to board a flight. These 10 airport grab-and-go options – voted the best by USA TODAY 10Best readers – provide busy travelers with delicious meals on the fly.

  • Farmers Market
    Chicago O'Hare International Airport

    Farmers Market at Chicago O'Hare sells fresh grab-and-go items like fruits, vegetables and packaged foods, along with handpicked herbs grown from the airport's Urban Garden a floor above the location.
    Photo courtesy of Farmers Market

  • Icebox Cafe
    Miami International Airport

    Miami International Airport's Icebox Cafe serves high-quality grab-and-go fare with a focus on fresh and healthy ingredients. Travelers with a sweet tooth can also choose from an attractive dessert selection of cakes.
    Photo courtesy of Icebox Cafe

  • Food Network Kitchen
    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

    The menu at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport's Food Network Kitchen, developed by Food Network chefs, is designed to spotlight the local flavors of South Florida with items such as Cuban and Po' Boy sandwiches. The grab-and-go menu features locally sourced ingredients.
    Photo courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

  • Boccone Trattoria
    Toronto Pearson International Airport

    Chef and restaurateur Massimo Capra designed the menu at Boccone Trattoria inside Toronto Pearson International Airport to feature fresh, rustic Italian cuisine.
    Photo courtesy of Boccone Trattoria

  • Lemonade
    Los Angeles International Airport

    This popular California restaurant inside LAX features fresh seasonal ingredients in its sandwiches, salads, vegetables and other menu items. The cafeteria style, grab-and-go menu specializes in seasonal California comfort food.
    Photo courtesy of Lemonade

  • Salt Lick
    Austin Bergstrom International Airport

    Austin Bergstrom International Airport has its own excellent representation of the original Salt Lick BBQ, hailing from Driftwood, Texas. The food is very good, and travelers have the option to take some brisket and sauce with them for a taste of Texas back home.
    Photo courtesy of Salt Lick

  • Shula Burger
    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

    Shula Burger at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport serves excellent hamburgers made from a blend of premium Angus beef, short rib and brisket.
    Photo courtesy of Shula Burger

  • Modern Market
    Denver International Airport

    Modern Market serves simple, farm-fresh foods that sustain health and challenge travelers' expectations of airport fast food. In less than 2 minutes, Modmarket creates breakfast dishes, salads, soups and sandwiches from the highest quality ingredients. Their made-from-scratch recipes use local ingredients and ancient cooking methods because it makes the food taste better.
    Photo courtesy of Modern Market

  • Copeland's Gourmet Kitchen
    Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

    This extension of the famous Copeland's, located within Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, serves a menu highlighting the flavors of New Orleans cuisine.
    Photo courtesy of Copeland's

  • Garrett Popcorn Shops
    Chicago O'Hare International Airport

    Travelers at Chicago O'Hare can pick up takeaway tins from Garrett Popcorn Shops, a popular Chicago delicacy featuring flavors like as CheeseCorn, CaramelCrisp and the signature Garrett Mix.
    Photo courtesy of Garrett Popcorn Shops

The top 10 winners in the category Best Airport Grab-And-Go Dining are as follows:

  1. Garrett Popcorn Shops - Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  2. Copeland's Gourmet Kitchen - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  3. Modern Market - Denver International Airport
  4. Shula Burger - Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
  5. Salt Lick - Austin Bergstrom International Airport
  6. Lemonade - Los Angeles International Airport
  7. Boccone Trattoria - Toronto Pearson International Airport
  8. Food Network Kitchen - Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
  9. Icebox Cafe - Miami International Airport
  10. Farmers Market - Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Airport Revenue News (ARN) worked with industry experts to vet and nominate 15 finalists in this category, and USA TODAY 10Best readers had three weeks to vote daily for their favorites.

10Best and USA TODAY extend their congratulations to all the winning airport concessions.

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