Thursday, June 5, 2014

WENDY'S: Steakhouse Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe

It's Summer, and judging by your glistening forehead and sweat stained undershirt because you still think it's too early to put an AC in, you know it is too. Well America's 9th favorite fast food burger joint knows this fact, and seeks to excite our wet mouth living flavor muscles by reminding you of America's 2nd favorite past time, right behind War for No Real Reason, grilling steaks! 

So I took a drive, picked up one of these tiny odes to the beginning of summer, and brought it home to give it the FGFB treatment.

The SJrCD is $1.49 and on it's value menu. For size comparison, I got a Spicy Chicken, you know, for the blog....*cough*. Just so you know, it's not a meal sized burger, it's more of a little treat before you dive into something more substantial. A Pre-Burg if you will. The Wendy's Steakhouse Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe is basically a just a cheeseburger deluxe, with steakhouse seasoning and garlic ioli. What is garlic aioli? It's a more oily, garlic mayonnaise.

glad it's back to an original bun

looks pretty standard.

Biting into this little guy was actually quite satisfying. It comes with a few stages, they happen quick, so get ready to appreciate this fast paced, somewhat satisfying thrill ride. When you hit it first you're like "I thought this was supposed to taste like steak or something, this is just a cheeseburger deluxe?" NO NO my friend, remember, it's steakhouse seasoning, so get that straight first. Then comes along the garlic aioli. I really thought this added quite a lot to the burger, the aioli melded with the cheese to form this sort of creamy mess with a touch of garlic, in which floats your familiar friends of lettuce and tomato, coming by just to say hi and see how you're doing. As soon as they go on their merry way, here comes the steakhouse seasoning, which you'd think, would taste different from just pepper, but it doesn't.

I'm not a pepper dude, so this immediately turned me off. Having a mouth full of just annoying spice dirt after a small wave of creamy cheese and garlic aioli killed the vibe this little-engine-that-could was putting off. I took another bite, and the burger grease, cheese, and aioli washed away the pepper unpleasantness for a minute, and then, oh wait you're back.

Irwins blurry devil eyes driving daggers into my heart.
Overall, I'd say the Wendy's Steakhouse Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe is decent. Is it better than a normal Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe? Just slightly. It serves great as an opener, better than expected, priming you up for the main act. So head on out, and snag one of these little guys up if you're in the mood for just a small change of pace. And I do stress the word SMALL. 

I give the Wendy's Steakhouse Jr. a

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1 comment:

  1. I am surprised that Wendy's would have that good of a cheeseburger. There are a lot of other cheeseburgers that would be around that I thought would be better quality. It is amazing how fast food chains are changing and are starting to bring better quality of food. I will need to go to Wendy's to try their new burger soon. Thanks for sharing.