On the Burger Trail: Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen

On the Burger Trail: Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen

In this series, we’ll be hiking the burger trail to locate the most up-to-date, greatest

In this series, we’ll be hiking the burger trail to locate the most up-to-date, greatest and most tasty burgers in Milwaukee. Click below for an explanation of the conditions made use of to amount each and every burger. Where have we been? Look at out the entire catalog of burger assessments below. &#13
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Man Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen area
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In February, I shared the news that Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen had expanded its arrive at nationally by developing ghost kitchens in locales throughout the nation, which includes Brookfield. &#13
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Soon after I wrote up the information, I put a flag on my calendar, reminding myself to give it a attempt immediately after the principle experienced a bit of time to get proven. Just after all, if any movie star chef could rock out a stellar burger, it should be the host of “Diners, Generate-ins & Dives,” suitable? Appropriate?&#13
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When the time came to take the leap, I perused the menu. There are only two burgers, so I settled on the one particular which – at least on paper – appeared to have a popularity to live up to. &#13
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The on the internet menu description for the Bacon Mac N’ Cheese Burger reads: “Guy’s Award-profitable burger! Voted Very best Burger In Las Vegas By 7 Magazine Winner Of New York City Food And Wine Festival’s Burger Bash 80/20 ground beef, SMC, mac n cheese, bacon, LTOP, crispy onions, Donkey sauce, garlic buttered brioche” &#13
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Damn, Fieri. Your marketing and advertising folks are worse than Rachel Ray with all those abbreviations. And the capitalization and punctuation! (Certainly, it built me want to near the purchasing window but I did not).&#13
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Burgers and fries in their packagingX

The burger alone is $12.99 and you are going to lay down yet another $4.99 for battered Flavortown fries. Get via the Flavortown web page and you will also shell out a $4.99 supply rate (you can also purchase by means of other third party products and services). I ordered a second burger as perfectly (the Real Cheezy) to decide regularity in preparing, bringing my total (with tax and a 20% tip) to $42.73.&#13
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I waited right up until immediately after the weekday lunch hour to get my burger, and over-all the delivery was productive. They approximated it would arrive in about an hour (which it did). I acquired a textual content when it was all set that stated the driver was 17 minutes absent and about 16 minutes afterwards, the burgers arrived.  

All of the meals was still heat upon arrival, each and every burger wrapped neatly in paper and packed into fancy Flavortown-branded boxes (No styrofoam!)  The fries also arrived in an equally flashy box.&#13
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Equally burgers unpacked somewhat properly, sustaining their general condition. The toppings on the Bacon Mac N’ Cheese Burger were being a bit askew (because of to currently being placed into the bag on their facet), with tomatoes sliding out on the backside, cheese melted in a puddle out front and lettuce fairly considerably everywhere. Crisp bacon poked out in curls all around the exterior and onion strings strung by themselves like small banners from the major of the heap.&#13
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All round it seemed messy, but promising.&#13
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Upon examination, the split-major brioche bun was delicate and clean with the sweeter flavor you’d assume from brioche. Mine was nicely toasted on the interior sides (the 2nd burger’s bun wasn’t very as properly completed, but passable). I ate a couple parts of the bun in an endeavor to capture a taste of the garlic butter but that proved futile. There was butter, but the garlic wasn’t especially evident.&#13
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It seemed very well-sized for the burger alone, which was thick but not terribly significant in its circumference. But it was quite smooth, even for brioche, so it compacted a very good deal in the course of the course of action of feeding on it. But this burger experienced more substantial issues than the bun.&#13
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The burger, on the other hand seemed just good (once I found it beneath all individuals toppings). It wasn’t beautifully spherical and it had a deep, dark crust on the exterior, which imparted each color and texture. When I bit into an edge, I observed the patty to be pretty properly seasoned with a char-grilled taste. Those people are the good items.&#13
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But then I dug in. A pinch concerning the fingers gave some evidence of unwanted fat. But as I sampled a little bit a lot more, creeping towards the centre of the patty, I was disappointed to uncover that the meat was cooked medium-very well and was notably dry. It experienced a little bit of beefiness to it but the bulk of its taste was derived from the exterior seasoning and char.&#13
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That next burger? Pretty much identical. So, at the very least there is some consistency?&#13
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The toppings on a burger really should not have to do all the legwork. But that was absolutely the case right here. That burger necessary all the support it could get to inch even close to Flavortown.

Fortunately, the toppings did the position. The mac n’ cheese was sparse, but to some degree creamy and helped alongside by a melty slice of what was both incredibly moderate cheddar or colby. The bacon wasn’t spectacular in phrases of flavor (it experienced a vaguely meaty saltiness, but no complexity or considerable smokiness) but it was quite skinny and crispy, so it supplied some texture. &#13
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The onion strings have been charming, very crisp and not at all greasy&#13
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As for the veggies, the chopped lettuce was fresh new and experienced a fantastic crunch. The clean onions ended up thinly sliced, but a little bit challenging, so they tended to get pulled (along with surrounding toppings) off of the burger I could not truly inform what they included. The tomatoes, meanwhile, were petite and very thinly sliced, supplying a little bit of taste and dampness. And the pickles ended up pert and applied evenly so there was a pop of acid in each chunk.&#13
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That Donkey sauce, while? It tasted very good on its have, but there was’t sufficient of it to issue. The little bit distribute on the major and bottom buns almost disappeared amid the other toppings.&#13
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Average. Which is how I felt about this burger in its entirety. And I guess the price of the burger alone was relatively ordinary as properly. But it did not produce something that created it appear to be value more.&#13
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Meh. Skip above this hopelessly regular celeb-backed piece of ghost kitchen hype and guidance a real reside community cafe. Below are five remarkable locations to start.&#13