So what's this hoopla about Umami Burger? Best burger in the country? Wow, that is a bold statement but with that kind of press, I really have to go and see what it's all about. Lucky for me, Dessert Zombie decided to pick Umami Burger as his choice to celebrate his birthday (this was month and month ago).
When we finally sat down, we looked over the menu and decided to order a burger and side for each person. While we waited for our food to arrive, these soup spoons of sauces showed up in front of us. From left to right, housemade ketchup, roasted garlic aioli, diablo sauce, and ranch (I think). Umami Burger is known for making their own...everything. The seasoning in the burgers are secret and so why not step it up with homemade sauces as well? You know what is the problem with that? Not everything is going to be a hit. Like these sauces. They just fell flat for me. Nothing really stood out as being really good and memorable. They were just there occupying precious table space.
So now onto dessert. We saw ice cream doughnuts. When someone asked what's ice cream doughnuts, Dessert Zombie just replied with a strong "YEA MAN!". Okay, he sure wants these doughnut ice cream sandwiches. We shared a chocolate ice cream one and...
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New York, NY 10011