Waffles, the brunch spot known for mixing meat with their batter-y goodness (aka cheddar waffles with braised short rib), has taken the logical next step and transformed the adjacent dining room in its Lakeview location into a burger bar called On The Bun. And since the two joints share a kitchen, you know what that means: waffle burgers! These 8oz of prime ground beef between two brown sugar Brussels-style waffles mean you get more Belgian protein than if you were training with Van Damme.
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Their meat comes courtesy of Allen Brothers South Side butchery, and goes beyond beef. For example, this pretzel-bunned Bison burger's topped with fire-roasted tomato spread, and hit with a side of waffle fries (of COURSE they have waffle fries!).
The mac and cheese skillet comes with a crisp, baconated crust, and a three-cheese blend of cheddar, American, and Gruyere.
If you’re further diversifying your animal intake, try this veal/ chicken combo patty with condiment options like chipotle cream, teriyaki, and smokey ketchup.
If you’re battling seasonal affective disorder, divert your attention with a pumpkin milkshake topped with caramel, whipped cream, and candy corn (that we promise is not left over from last century).
In addition to a line of encased meats like the jalapeno/cheddar sausage, there’s this beauty: a special, stuffed chili burger oozing with sharp cheddar & jalapenos, and topped with avocado and a fried egg. Mmm... egg... breakfast... hey, put that thing on a waffle!