At the recommendation of the staff, I ordered the black bean burger with sweet potato fries.
“Is it beef, or black beans,” I asked, dubious about a menu item that seemed designed to trick me into something vegetarian, and therefore gross.
“No beef, but look–I don’t like vegetarian,” he said from under his fedora. “And I love it.”
Ok. Fair enough. If it’s good enough for him, perhaps it would be good enough for me…I decided to try it.
Let me tell you: it was awesome.
The bun was soft, but had been toasted on the inside where the burger sat, which added a crispy element to the bean burger that kept me looking for bacon. The bean burger itself was delicious, soft and firm all at once. A slightly spicy dressing topped it off, as well as fresh toppings.
The sweet potato fries weren’t to shabby, either. Quite the contrary, in fact. I’m not a sweet potato fan, not at all, and I found myself going back for one fry after another.
Lest I forget, I suggest you order a brownie to go with the meal. Although there are many delightful looking treats behind the glass at Normandie, we ordered a mint brownie. Gooey fudgey, topped with a soft mint spread, and the covered with a more firm chocolate shell, I found myself wishing I hadn’t opted to share with My Better-half. I could have eaten several more pieces.
If you’ve not enjoyed lunch at Normandie, take a trip over to Holladay, and try it. I think you’ll find yourself pleased with the result.
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