When the #BurgersWithBuck staff first approached with the idea of a “Burger Salad”, yours truly was a little skeptical. Let’s face it, we have featured almost 100 delicious and hearty burgers from metro-Atlanta and beyond over the last couple of years, and with that comes a reputation.
The good news is the Burger at Cast Iron is made up of a delicious seven ounce patty that is salt and peppered and cooked in a hot cast iron skillet (hence the name), and finished in the oven. It is served on grilled chili cornmeal bread with bacon and Tillamook cheddar cheese. So what about that “burger salad”? Well, here’s the deal. The drippings from the oven cooking portion of the process are added to the vegetables and roasted in hot cast iron skillet to catch the burger and bacon flavor, and provide a somewhat healthier option to fries (which are also available).
And #BWB can attest to the fact that you can really taste the unique flavors in the veggies when they are prepared this way.
Cast Iron is located in the Old Fourth Ward and convenient to the Beltline and the Freedom Park Path Trail, for more information on Cast Iron Atlanta, including the menu and hours of operation, and more, go to their website http://castironatl.com/.
And, as always, if you have a favorite burger that you would like to see featured on, tell me about it on https://www.facebook.com/BuckFOX5 or https://twitter.com/BuckFOX5, and don't forget to use the hash tag #BurgersWithBuck and/or #BWB.