It had been a late start but Alvin, Kate, and I finally pulled into
Thankfully their first thoughts were of lunch and I was directed to the Phillips Grocery. Outside it looks like a wooden shack, but with plenty of Colonel Reb paraphernalia. Inside, I couldn’t help but notice the signs declaring Phillips Grocery as one of the best burger joints in the
Hoping to pick the award winning burger, I asked the cashier which burger had brought home the title. Annoyingly she said all the burgers were award winners. Not knowing what a “Phill-Up” or “Super Deluxe” consisted of, I decided Super Deluxe sounded like a fine choice.
That’s enough with the French fries, how about the award winning burgers?
Honestly, there’s not much in the way of a patty here, but it does have a fantastic griddled texture.
Unfortunately, any real beefy taste was lost in the dressing, and this burger was dressed to within an inch of its life. There was lettuce, mayo, mustard, pickles, onions, tomatoes, and cheese.
I’ll be frank, I was unimpressed with the Super Deluxe burger. I love a griddled, flattened patty but there just wasn’t that much to it. However, I’m curious about the rest of the menu. Maybe the bacon burger, or the “Ole Tyme: Chili”, or “Phill-Up” burgers are the real winners. I’ll just have to save those meals for my next trip to