The last time I was at Communal Kitchen, I noticed an intriguing item on the menu, a salad. The reason it caught my eye was that this was no ordinary salad, it contained “Organic local greens, grilled peaches, aged goat cheese, sunflower seeds, duck bacon and buttermilk honey dressing”…and boy was it good.
That is one of the prettiest salads I have ever seen in person. The local greens were very good, and that is saying something given that I usually don’t like darker lettuce that much.
The grilled peaches were fantastic, and proved to be one of my favorite parts of the meal, the aged goat cheese was delicious, and had that comforting thick texture that only goat cheese has.
The duck bacon was salty, and had a good combination of crunch and chew to it, while the sunflower seeds were an interesting addition, and the buttermilk honey dressing was smooth and sweet.
I loved this salad, and along with its flavor, the portion size was great, very plentiful, and I couldn’t recommend it more.
It is very rare that I cover any kind of chain restaurant, even if they are a minor one, however, I will make an exception for Bareburger.
Bareburger has a wide variety of delicious sounding burgers, but on my first visit to the local burger joint, I decided to go with the delicious sounding Wiki Wiki Burger, which is made up of wild boar, Gouda, duck bacon, chickpea onions and grilled pineapple on a brioche bun.For my order however, I asked for no pineapple this time.
This burger was absolutely delicious in every possible facet. While lacking in size, this burger seems bigger than it is due to the thickness of the meat inside.
Brioche bun was very soft, and was a nice rival texture to the thick, meaty wild boar; the duck bacon was thick as well, and very tasty. The chickpea onions were light and crispy, and the Gouda cheese, sweet and gooey.
If you want a fantastic burger that goes in a different direction than the typical (albeit great) beef patty and pork bacon combination, the Wiki Wiki from Bareburger is a great option. As mentioned before, Bareburger is a chain, so if there happens to be one near you, you should definitely check it, and the Wiki Wiki out.