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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Buffalo Grill makes me proud to be an American

Posted By on Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 9:00 AM

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This time of year always fills me with patriotism. You know the type of feeling that makes you proud to be an American, the kind of feeling that makes you want to tattoo a bald eagle on your arm, buy a Ford truck, and run for Senate. But what do you eat when you feel like celebrating the birth of the grand ole’ U.S. of A? What is American food anyways? Well, the menu at Buffalo Grill may be as American as it comes, one step inside and you almost can’t help but burst into a chorus of “God Bless America!”

There’s nothing that shows your love for your country more than wrapping your lips around a greasy slab of ground beef and melted cheese inside a toasty bun. The burgers at Buffalo Grill may not be the latest and greatest, trendy, innovative burgers on the block, but they are solid representations of an American classic. Simply adorned with melted cheese, mustard, tomato, pickle on a soft roll, winner of multiple awards, and it’s easy to see why. Pair them with a generous heap of hand-cut fries and there are few things in this world more comforting.

If there’s one thing we, Americans, demand in our pressed, tube meats, it’s excess. A simple hot dog? No way, Benedict Arnold, make mine a full foot long…doused in chili, cheddar cheese, mustard, onion and slaw! Because that’s the way Abe Lincoln would have wanted it.

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Who else joins this feast fit for the founding fathers? Chicken tenders with honey mustard, cheesy fries, baked potatoes with chili and cheddar, grilled ham and cheese sandwiches, and of course, nachos. What? You thought nachos were Mexican? Oh, how you were wrong. Tortilla chips with chili and melted cheese sauce, it’s practically a part of the Bill of Rights.

Look, I’m not saying it’s the greatest food I’ve eaten in my life, but it’s enough to satisfy the soul that searches for the classic American experience. Buffalo Grill is the kind of place that makes this nation great.

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