2012 FEAST 50: 27. Dave & Tony’s Premium Burger Joint

2012-07-31T09:17:00Z 2012-08-02T11:12:05Z 2012 FEAST 50: 27. Dave & Tony’s Premium Burger Joint Feast Magazine | Inspired Local Food Culture/Midwest
July 31, 2012 9:17 am

What do I crave? Dave & Tony’s burgers. The list of possible toppings is seemingly endless to go on a perfectly cooked burger alongside their amazing fries. And the fact that I can get it on a pretzel bun is the icing on the cake. Being a couple miles away for close to two years made me spoiled. Now I consider driving 22 miles to have lunch there. Shhhh. Don’t tell the boss.

– Scott Thomas, grillinfools.com

Dave & Tony’s Premium Burger Joint on Olive Boulevard started as a scratch-made sandwich restaurant. I always found great quality and choices, and I returned over and over. But I guess times changed and called for onion straws, not onion rings, avocado on burgers, not just lettuce and tomato. I returned, but I was worried. We went for the burgers, which were always great, but I was tempted to try something different. I was hesitant to have just another chicken breast, but the opportunity to build your own burger resulted in a rye bun, grilled chicken breast, crispy won tons, garlic aïoli and pineapple. It sounds weird, sure, but you’ll be back for another. I enjoyed it with a cold beer as I dreamed up future combinations.

– Robert Payne Newton, Robert Payne Newton and Associates Inc.

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