The Fat Cat

March 11th, 2011 by Richard Chudy

You can’t blame a burger for trying. I always root for the underdog, in this case the cheap-o pub burger, hoping that someday an under $10 burger will be memorable. The Fat Cat is what I like to call the burger with too much “stuff.” Namely a crazy amount of lettuce, a huge and offensive looking (and tasting) tomato, and huge discs of raw red onion. If I wanted a salad I would have ordered one. The basic burger with “stuff” costs $8, and additional toppings are generously priced at .50 each. I happily add Manchego Cheese, rarely seen on burgers although it should be seen more frequently, and some bacon. The cheese is oddly grated, not really tasting like the glorious Manchego I know and love, and not adding all that much to my burger enjoyment. The bacon, while not crispy, has great flavor, and they did not skimp on the quantity, it’s pure bacon goodness, and it makes the burger.¬† continue reading »