Fans of the Big Butter Burger at Matt's Big Breakfast can rejoice.
This Friday night, Matt and Ernie Pool's homage to the all-American classic will be the featured flavor of the week at Welcome Diner, as owner Sloane McFarland continues his series of weekly culinary one-offs.
"We're really excited about this," says Matt Pool, "since we're not really open in the evenings. Now people who can't get to us during the day can try our burger."
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He's not worried about recreating their butter-cooked burger in the Diner's tiny kitchen. "We're used to small spaces," Pool says, chuckling.
You'll find Matt and Ernie at Welcome Diner from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m., with an inevitable line of hungry carnivores. Grab a seat outside under the stars if the weather complies, or take a burger or three home. Prices and potential side dishes are still under discussion.
Stay tuned for the rest of the Welcome Diner's October offerings, which include a Roosevelt Row Potluck on the 24th, and Carol Panoro-Smith and Julie Hamtpon's event on the 30th - an evening with a.ware, featuring butternut squash soup with greek yogurt and fresh sage, and chocolate cookies with garam masala.