Luscious Little York Burger

Luscious Little York Burger

Leonard's Famous Burgers at 1913 W. Little York makes a very moist hand-formed burger. I opted for the cheeseburger, which came with the familiar square of American cheese. Nobody asked me what I wanted on it , but it was dressed with exactly the same condiments I would have asked for anyway--mustard, mayo, lettuce, tomato, pickles and onions on a toasted bun. The entire sandwich was enthusiastically seasoned with salt and pepper. I would not recommend the handcut French fries which were greasy and limp.

This is the old-fashioned sort of drive-in where you eat in your car. It was sort of a pleasantly nostalgic experience, until I got a couple of bites into the burger. I tried repositioning the wrapping paper, blotting with napkins and leaning over the passenger seat to avoid getting my shirt messy--all to no avail. I recommend you get out of the car and use your tailgate or trunk lid for a table when eating Leonard's juicy burgers.

It's a popular little hamburger shack--at 4:30 on a Friday afternoon, there was a line to order and several people sitting in their cars waiting for their names to be called. The cheeseburger with fries and drink was seven bucks.

-Robb Walsh


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