The burger menu includes the Firestarter, a spicy, half-pound glazed beef patty with chili aioli, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle; the Bleus Burger, a half-pound beef patty, caramelized onions, blue cheese, smoked garlic aioli, and baby arugula tossed in a light buttermilk blue cheese dressing
; the Patty Melt, a half-pound beef patty with grilled onions, Swiss cheese, homemade 1,000 Island dressing on marbled rye; the Black Bean Burger, a black bean/quinoa/kasha carrot/onion/pepper patty with sofrito-queso fresco spread, shaved Spanish onion and cilantro; and the Classic Burger, a half-pound beef patty with choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle.
The buffet was impressive with its vast variety of both vegetarian and meaty choices of Arabic cold mezze and salads such as aubergine moussaka, beetroot salad, baba ghanouj, honey-roasted chicken salad, roasted potato salad with sundried tomato and asparagus, smoked salmon salad with avocado and blue cheese dressing
and vine leaves.
Hawkins began selling batches of the restaurant's popular blue cheese dressing
for supplemental income during slow winter seasons.
STEAK AND CHIPS (HANGER STEAK, FRIES, MARKET FRESH MIX VEGETABLE, BLUE CHEESE DRESSING
Now, the choices are endless, you can select a burger from the menu or you can customise your very own burger from top to bottom with a variety of interesting toppings such as pineapple salsa, blue cheese dressing
, caramelised onions, sweet pickles, and fried eggs.
Skipping the Fresh Oysters (P250 per piece) and the Steak Sliders (P588), we opted to have the USDA Prime Burger Sliders (Angus dry-aged chuck patty, onions, tomatoes, pickles, blue cheese dressing
, shoestring fries, freshly baked dinner rolls, P348), which filled up the tummy.
For those who don't fancy seafood as much, buffalo chicken spring rolls made of mildly spiced shredded chicken and blue cheese dressing
is a great choice.
I started with smoked duck and warm duck confit, salad, caramelised pecans and blue cheese dressing
. There were a lot of flavours going on here but all of them were delicious.
Here are some tasty examples: Mozzarella Caprese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Dip, Iceberg Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
, Baked Five-Cheese Ziti, Goat Cheese and Cabbage Tacos, Baked Reuben Braid (at truly majestic, festive dish), Ultimate Grilled Cheese Variations (Three-Cheese, Caprese, and Bacon Cheddar), Pastitsio (Greek Lasagna), and Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast.
Salad with chicken, veggies, and low-fat dressing 2 cups Romaine lettuce 1/2 medium tomato 3 oz skinless chicken breast 1/4 cup radishes 1/2 cup red bell pepper 1T Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup mushrooms 2T reduced-fat Italian dressing Wedge salad with bacon, bleu cheese, and creamy dressing 2 cups Iceberg lettuce 3 slices bacon 1 oz bleu cheese 1/4 cup croutons 2T blue cheese dressing
NUTRITION COMPARISON Salad Weight Calories Chicken, veggies, low-fat dressing 13.5 ounces 243 Bacon, blue cheese, creamy dressing 6.7 ounces 447 Salad Total fat Sat fat Protein Chicken, veggies, low-fat dressing 7 2 32 Bacon, blue cheese, creamy dressing 35 12 19 Salad Fiber Carbs Sodium Chicken, veggies, low-fat dressing 5 15 190 Bacon, blue cheese, creamy dressing 3 15 1,415
Then, in honour of the Harvester salad cart, there was a wedge of iceberg lettuce in a wooden bowl heaped with a "Stilton & blue cheese dressing
", presumably featuring blue cheese that isn't Stilton.
Buffalo chicken and cheese sub, blue cheese dressing
and oven fries.