|Picture of the West Broad location from Burger Bach's Pinterest.|
Bold Rock Virginia Apple Ale, crafted near Wintergreen, Virginia. It was everything I could wish for - crisp, fruity, but not terribly sweet.
It was hard to decide on a main course, however. My friend finally put an end to my mental eenie-meenie-miney-mo method of choosing and told me to order the South Lamb burger. "It's really good," she said, "you won't be disappointed." She was right. Served hot with a slightly pink center, it melted in my mouth. The goat cheese, Manuka Honey Dijon vinaigrette, and cilantro sauce were perfect. (My mouth is watering just thinking about it!)
The menu prices reflect Burger Bach's emphasis on antibiotic-free, grass-fed, sustainable raising of animals, with beef burgers ranging from $8-12 and their other signature burgers pricing between $9-11. Certainly not within my usual "thrifty" range, but my dollars were well-rewarded by the flavor of the meat. The craft beers ranged from $3.50-$7.00, if I remember correctly, which is pretty typical for the market. Burger Bach also offers a variety of seafood, from oysters to mussels to shrimp, from local and national seafood providers. My friend ordered a dozen oysters from Hog Island, VA, paired with the same Virginia Apple Ale I was enjoying.
In addition to the good food and selection of local craft beers, I was also very touched and impressed by the managerial staff at the Short Pump location, who I observed displaying generosity and patriotism by comping the drinks and sides of a military family enjoying a meal there. As the wife of a (
I certainly will be returning to Burger Bach (sorry, but I just can't seem to pronounce it "batch"!) with my husband in tow, so that I can satisfy my lamb burger cravings. Speaking of which, thank goodness they're open on Sundays...
Richmonders, have you been to Burger Bach yet?
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