Very surprise by my experience at BLT Burger yesterday.....What is the point of doing a burger joint if you don't attempt to do it better or at least as good as existing spots?.....Blts Burger was on the small side..over cooked and bland...the shakes and floats were ill conceived (grape soda and ice cream anyone?)...the wines a joke...the beer list nothing special...the room was p.j.clark's as seen through the eyes of a novice designer......nothing new or special....they even have a "combo" for 15 dollars that would cost you 13 if you were to order the exact same items ala carte (huh!)....I've never been a big fan of the BLT empire but this place is embarassing ....on a positive note..the fries were very good...thin, crispy, meaty, salty
Couldn't agree with you more!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The burgers were awful,(thank goodness they were very small) the buns were pitiful, the soda was flat,the ice cream soda had no ice cream. Need I say more?
So do you think that Mssr. LT has reached the point where he's just phoning it in? It seems pretty weird that a three-star chef wouldn't be able to handle up on a frickin' hamburger, unless he's not even trying to.
Have not been to BLT Burger yet and it should be given time to work out it's kinks but...
Could it be that Burgers are best left to those who grew up on them? Downstairs at BLT fish, a rendition of the American fish-shack, has the same problem. Maybe LT has a problem with American simplicity. Cello, where he first started in NY (and where he received three stars), was great.
Of coarse, I am an American who loves to cook French food...