Double smoked bacon Leerdammer cheeseburger with frites | Au Petit Chavignol | $14.50
Didn’t know they had cheeseburgers at Au Petit Chavignol? Neither did I. They’re new, and when Joe Chaput, a member of the Guilde des Fromagers Confrerie du Saint-Uguzon, steps up to take his turn as an alchemist in this regard, you order whatever the hell he comes up with and say thank you. It’s been nearly 24 hours since I wolfed this thing down, and I’m convinced it’s the best currently on offer in Vancouver (think chuck and bacon from Cioffi’s, fresh lettuce and tomato, kaiser from Island City, secret sauce modeled on the one at New York’s famous Shake Shack). The Swiss-like Leerdammer really sets it off, and I’m fixing to have another one tonight, only this time I’ll switch up the cheese to a 3 year old raw milk cheddar from Quebec to see if it can get any better.