NAAN's $4 Cheeseburger is Truly Amazing. Not the Best, and Not Good, But Amazing.

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So there's this burger. A burger that lives inside a sushi restaurant. Its creator claims its fame to every customer who will listen. The claim is that it's the best in town.

A co-worker told me about it a while back. I'd been to NAAN before, and it's fine. Nothing to write home about. But the tale of this burger intrigued me. How could this guy think he has the best burger in town? In Dallas, no less, a town of many, many acclaimed burgers? "He owned a steakhouse," my co-worker replied.

Well, I owned a Barbie Dream House once. That doesn't mean I can make tiny plastic high heels.

Any burger whose reputation precedes it this hard deserves some attention. In cases like this, there's always a slim chance of epicness, and I'm an optimist. So I decided to try this burger. And because scientific research requires it, I brought along some more-than-qualified friends as test subjects. So let's just see what a few of my fellow Aters thought of NAAN's best burger contender.

Three of us ordered the "cheeseburger." Our fourth ordered a couple of sushi-restaurant-appropriate items, as to not draw suspicion.

When the burgers arrived, there was much gasping. Mostly from me. For a few minutes we all just looked at the things, turning our plates round and round in an attempt to guess what we'd actually been given. Here's how it breaks down:

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photo and diagram by foodbitch
12 Layers of NAANburger
Say you don't like tomatoes. Too fucking bad. The cheeseburger comes the way it comes, $4 for about $10 worth of burger parts. And if you don't care for any one piece of the monstrosity, well, you can remove that piece yourself. Trust me, we asked.

In truth, the NAANburger had potential to be not nearly the "best" but something worth sending friends and strangers to try. But all those burger hopes and dreams were dashed by what is unarguably the most important part of any burger: the beef. It was a sad, stocky patty, cooked to the brink and just not good. But even with the burger's faults, at the same time it could be everything a non-sushi eater could want out of a sushi place. Maybe it's actually perfect in its three-meat-loaded imperfection. Maybe. But not likely.

In the end we ordered a "cheeseburger," but what came out was much, much more. It was Dallas. It was everything you could ever think of to want in a burger, the kitchen sink -- and bulgogi. It was a monument of three meats and crazy things built as a tribute to mediocrity in abundance. And it won't change for anyone. It could never, and would never, apologize for what it is. This burger had all kinds of spunk.

Rock on, you crazy burger. A tip of my bitchy hat to you, sir.

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Naan Sushi

2600 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX

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naansushidallas
naansushidallas

Now, every  MONDAY & TUESDAY NITE SPECIALS (5PM-11PM)!!

 

Come eat $4 all you can eat NAAN Premium burger( $12 value each) $ 2 you called it with Cowboy games on MONDAY NITE FOOTBALL at NAAN SUSHI ORANGE BAR!!!! TONITE!!

Marlene
Marlene

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Mr Lemons
Mr Lemons

Still not sure if positive or negative review.  Burger "hopes were dashed" but it was "Dallas."  Are these two separate burgers?  The review did not make it clear.  Is it NAAN vs Cheese?  Or the same burger, ambiguously reviewed? The expectation of a burger in a sushi joint should be low.  Sushi is the focus.  The burger offer would simply be to appease the close-minded dickholes that can't pull their heads out of the sand and expand their horizons. 

America is a melting pot of various cultures.  Dismissal of anything exciting and new should be considered un-American.

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

Just so ya'll know, I've been hammerin' away at making a "new" FOODDICK that is refined, quaint, and loves New York logic......I've been redesigning the knee's to be pliable, and the head to swivel, as if to engage in a hockey, or MMA fight.  The other night that "sonnofabitch" ran off, and impregnated a bunch of Pan Asian hookers.  And with that I say, "goodday"-like Paul Harvey. 

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

I got run because of Fooddick?  I get censored, and did you read some of the WINNER comments below? 

Alyssa G
Alyssa G

"Well, I owned a Barbie Dream House once. That doesn't mean I can make tiny plastic high heels."I want this on a t-shirt.

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

what the heck?  are u a pageant mom?

ps-I'm not saying you AG, but, have ya'll ever noticed those kids from pageant shows are like little dolls (weird), and the mom's weigh like 800 pounds, and breath like Marge on the weigh (way-he he) to the lunchroom. She smells VICTORY!  

Alyssa G
Alyssa G

It's true. I do smell victory. And it smells like cheeseburger.

cp
cp

Hum. I didn't think that was a really good analogy. Or funny. 

Alyssa G
Alyssa G

I really do prefer singing to humming, though.

Munga
Munga

I have to agree with you on a lot of what you submitted. The patty needs some help. I think if they fix that then they've got a winner. Oh, and the steak fries. Not a fan. If they went to string fries then I'd risk heart disease and eat it every day. BUT, and this is obviously a big "but", $4 dollars is HARD to argue with. You can't even eat at McDookie's for that amount.

Chris Cast
Chris Cast

A Laugh Out Loud description of something that hardly be described without using the word I just created.. "GastroNomical"

Nick R.
Nick R.

What a strange phenomenon, this burger.

ObserverFan
ObserverFan

 Agreed. It makes me feel funny inside and not in the good way

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

Fooddick here.....me predicts Bruins win game 7 vs. The Caps. 

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