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Jun 1, 2006 02:12 AM

Hating on Father's Office Burger

  • r

Cloyingly sweet caramelized onions overwhelm the flavor of everything else on the burger.

Also, the roll is inferior to most of the $2.00 banh mi joints on Valley Blvd, or even a Jack in the Box ciabatta. Can't have a great sandwich without great bread. Like double-baked rye for Langer's, Amoroso for cheesesteak, or toasted sesame roll for Top Dog.

Props for the beer selection, though.

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  1. Don't know if the place is going downhill or what, but the last time I went I had a little burger with my salt.

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    1. re: NM

      i went on friday.....i found the bread somewhat chewey-er than usual and a slight decline from what I am acustomed to. it wasn't as spectacular as it has been in the past.

      still good, but something has definitely declined in quality from what I remembered in the past.

      1. re: xericx

        I most definately agree! The last two times I went I was extremely disappointed. What happened to the very tasty bread they used to have? I won't go back until I hear a chowhound has said it's improved...

    2. b

      I was about to tear you a new one but then i started reading the posts below . . . I was there two months ago and it was fine as always . . . but maybe it is indeed slipping . . . thank God for 25 degrees.

      PS - what were you thinking eating with the ciabatta burger? Those commercials are so obnoxious . . .

      1. Very average last time, maybe their spending all their time at the new restaurant in Helms.

        1. I was so excited to finally try out the Father's Office burger. In theory, it's a FANTASTIC burger, but the execution? eh.... the carmelized onions were overpowering and I could barely taste the blue cheese.

          1. The burger's good -- or was several months ago on my visit -- but there are others I'd rather have, such as the Pug at the Hungry Cat.