Two Bell Review for American Sardine Bar

Craig LaBan reviews Scott Schroeder’s American Sardine Bar and likes what he eats.

More important, he serves up one of the most compelling burger variations I’ve had in a while, a retro patty melt with butter-crisped marbled rye, house-made Thousand Island, grilled onions, Swiss, and a wonderfully savory patty from the Food Network’s “it” butcher, Pat LaFrieda, which gets deglazed with a “zip sauce” of Maggi beurre blanc. Add a side of those glorious Yuengling-battered onions, whose sweet ribbons cling to the Saturnian rings of perfect crust, and that’s pretty much enough to count me as a regular.

Two Bells – Very Good

American Sardine Bar [Philadelphia Inquirer]
American Sardine Bar [Official Site]

Photo by Erin L. | No Love More Sincere

  • Dan

    WOW. I drove past this place once on my way to get some propane. Technically it’s my neighborhood – I was suprised to see this place which looked, well… nice. Now I know I’ll have to give it a try.

  • http://www.nolovemoresincere.com Erin – No Love More Sincere

    Way to use my photo without giving me credit, Foobooz.

    I’ll take it upon myself to shout out my Instagram @SincereFoodLove and my blog No Love More Sincere.

    ALL HAIL THE SARDINE!