Click for Ann Arbor, Michigan Forecast
Monday February 27, 2017
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

Bagger Dave's

 

continued

After much experimentation on several visits, I finally hit on my favorite build-your-own: a single with grilled onions and blue cheese on a sesame seed bun. (Of the three cheeses I tried, the blue was the only one that had any noticeable personality.) I also enjoyed the vegetarian black bean burger, lightly grill charred and with a little back-end kick from vaguely Mexican seasonings, I'd guess cumin with a touch of chilies. Turkey burgers are also available; the turkey I tried was the juiciest of the lot but also the greasiest, even in the single size (the grilled onions may have contributed to that).

Sampling among the six preset combination "signature burgers," we were derailed by the Train Wreck, whose trademarked name is a fitting description of this compilation of meat, fats, and starches: two beef patties, that same flavorless cheddar, fried onions, fried mushrooms, a fried egg, french-fried potatoes, and mayonnaise in a soft white bun. Less would be more here; the smooshed fries were excess baggage, the egg overcooked. The Blues Burger was on a more modest scale, with just two meat patties and blue cheese, but it suffered from a large dose of incongruous Cajun spicing, and the unpleasantness was compounded by a stale honey-wheat bun. (I will say that that was the sole dated bun among many fresh ones, and that generally the buns stand up well to the meat.) But we liked the bacon BBQ burger, which came together well with crispy bacon and a fine barbecue sauce.

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 l 2 l 3 l 4 l 5 l 6  ·  next page
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News

You might also like:

Photo: We're with Her Photo: We're with Her
Ann Arbor Neighborhoods - Mitchell Ann Arbor Neighborhoods - Mitchell
Co-op in Turmoil - A union forms, the manager l... Co-op in Turmoil - A union forms, the manager l...
Software Blues - What happened to the city's Nu... Software Blues - What happened to the city's Nu...
Ann Arbor Nightspots: Dreamland Theater Ann Arbor Nightspots: Dreamland Theater
Crime Map Crime Map
Subscribe to the Ann Arbor Observer Subscribe to the Ann Arbor Observer
Ripple Effect - Broken glass displaces the Y cr... Ripple Effect - Broken glass displaces the Y cr...
Once Upon a  Grill - Quick bite: February 2017 Once Upon a Grill - Quick bite: February 2017
Ann Arbor Religion and Spirituality Ann Arbor Religion and Spirituality
Regent Hotel
custom blinds and window treatments, flooring, and furniture
top of the lamp. All your in home lighting needs.
Become of Fan of the Ann Arbor Observer on Facebook
Your guide to summer camps and activities for kids.
A visitor's guide to Ann Arbor