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100 Favorite Dishes 2015: Zinc Burger at Zinc Bistro

This year we're marking the hundred-day countdown to Best of Phoenix 2015 by sharing some of our favorite dishes at restaurants all over the Valley. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria@newtimes.com.

97. Zinc Burger at Zinc Bistro

The next time you're wishing you could hop on your private plane and jet to Paris for a quick lunch, do yourself a favor and head to Zinc Bistro in Scottsdale. Though it's smack in the middle of the Kierland Commons shopping center, the restaurant feels like a quaint Parisian bistro, transporting diners far, far away from the Valley on the Sun. 

During lunch (weather permitting) I like to sit on the restaurant's patio and order the Zinc Burger. It's not exactly a dainty dish, but when it comes to burgers this one oozes class. The dense beef patty comes topped with tomatoes and lemon arugula (see? classy!) and served on a sturdy brioche bun. You'll also have your choice of either bacon bleu cheese or truffled gruyeye. I prefer the latter, though the bacon bleu option gives a nice saltiness to the dish. 

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Sadly the burger doesn't come with a side of Zinc's excellent parmesan frites; I like to order a side as a starter and sometimes there are still some left when the main entrees arrive. 

The 100 Favorite Dishes so far...
100. Waffle at Matt's Big Breakfast 
99. Pacific White Fish Taco at La Santisima 
98. Beef Roll at Taiwan Food Express

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