After a couple of hours of shopping at the Wrentham Outlet in Wrentham, MA my wife and I were famished. We decided to hit the food court. We had high expectations - during our shopping, we had seen throngs of European and Asian speaking in their moon-man languages, so I expected the food to mirror this fusion of cultures.
The food court had several choices - the first that intrigued me was a an Asian-themed stall. I have a secret - I love Asian food at airports, so this seemed like a sure thing. A 2-item combo with lo mein takes me to a soy-sauced-marinated culinary heaven. But I didn't linger long - the items in the steam table looked horrid.. the only other place I'd find a 2-item combo as unappetizing as this would be a North Korean labor camp.
So next, I moved over to the Buckhead Grill, promising freshly made burgers. I figured it must be good, because the pictures of the food on the overhead menu looked very well made. But watching my burger get made put this notion aside - to watch the grill chef press down hard on the burger several times on the grill, I realized I wasn't going to enjoy this burger. And I didn't And the fries were not crisp. Its bad when your favorite thing from lunch is the cold water.
So if you are debating a foodie journey to the Wrentham Outlets, put that notion aside.. have no illusions that the Wrentham food court will equal the quality from such nearby vendors as Burberry, The Fudgery, and Samsonite.