In his latest New York City restaurant review, Ed Levine reviews the bacon and cheddar burger from Gus and Gabriel:
The bacon and cheddar burger ($12.95) was beefy, juicy, and cooked as ordered medium rare, but the stiff, toasted brioche bun should have been a potato roll. The french fries that came with the burger were properly twice-cooked and crisp, but could have had more tender and creamy insides. Cole slaw was crunchy and blessedly not-too-sweet, thanks to the yogurt Psilakis uses in the dressing.
Autopsy shot after the jump.
I got the same impression as Ed: meat is juicy and flavorful, but the bun got in the way. (It's not fun when the meat squishes out from between the halves of a too-hard bun.) Considering they just recently opened, there will hopefully be changes in the bun department.
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