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Good fries and burger on Browns Line


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Good fries and burger on Browns Line

Pastryrocks | | Dec 16, 2009 11:55 AM

Once a month or so I go and get some fries at this very little joint on Browns Line, right next to Pizza Pizza. I can't remember what it is called, Burger something. The fries are quite good, made with Yukon Gold potatoes; they are best eaten right away. These fries are usually golden crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. I don’t believe they are deep fried in beef tallow, but none the less they are great fries.

Well I was in there today and there are new owners, the menu has changed, for the better imho. They now are selling buffalo burgers and soon will be also selling lamb burgers. I ordered the buffalo burger with bacon and cheese and it was very good. The meat was not tough and it did have a decent flavour. There are some testy grill marks on the burger. Besides cheese and bacon, you can of course have the usual toppings. They also have some interesting sauces; I had the red pepper catsup which was nice, not sugary sweet like bottled catsup.

Now the only downside is how the burger was cooked. No seasoning before hitting the grill, however, the bacon and cheese did add some saltiness but not enough. To test for doneness, the burger is cut open to see if it is done which allows for juices to leak into the fire. The burger did not stay very long on the grill after it was cut in to, thank god. But despite the lack of proper grilling technique (heck where can you get a burger cooked properly anyway!?) the buffalo burger was very good. Not some thin frozen patty, it is of a good thickness.

There is only sitting for 3-4 people at the counter and there is no other sitting inside, it is a takeout place. It’s not easy to see this place while driving down Browns Line; in fact I did not see this place for the first year or so of living in the area.

Great fries, good buffalo burger and a pop for just under $10.00, this is a good deal in my books. I’ll be back for more buffalo and to try the lamb.