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    European cuisine in Chiswick
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    About Time for a Chinese
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    Great Burgers in town
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    Bagels take Chelsea
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    Sweet Treats are Made of This
  • taylorstbaristas Taylor St Baristas
    Great coffee in Mayfair
  • bolang Bo Lang
    Great Dim Sum in South Kensington
  • nudeespresso Been Review
    Nude Espresso's East Blend
  • wildbunch Wild Bunch
    Coffee & Juice Bar in Chiswick
  • federationcoffee Federation Coffee
    Independent Coffee in Brixton
  • xmasblend Bean Review
    Christmas Blend
  • francomanca Franco Manca
    Pizza in Chiswick
  • algeriancoffee Bean Review
    Algerian Coffee: Velluto Nero Blend
  • irmaspereira Bean Review
    Rave Coffee: Irmas Pereira
  • thehive The Hive SW6
    Parsons Green Independent Coffee Place
  • tozi TOZI
    Venetian Tapas in Victoria

Hedwig? The Little Owl [On The Road/BurgeReview: NYC]

NYC burger scene is one of the best without a doubt, excellent options spread across the different boroughs, one place always on the top is The Little Owl, a small café style diner in West Village. They even made the Food and Wine magazine list for best burgers in the US so it was a no brainer to give them a visit. 

The little place on the corner
The owl
The place is small and intimate just a handful of tables and four seats in a tiny but nice bar, apparently the favourite spot of chef and owner Joey Campanaro, just to be on the safe side book in advance. Mediterranean menu, American influences, simple but warm décor, huge windows gives an excellent light to the place, Annie Lennox on the background completed the atmosphere. 

We ordered the sliders and the burger. The starter a gravy meatball slider, a blend of beef, pork, veal, and pecorino. Full of flavour, nice combination, the gravy tomato based was lovely, excellent size not too big or small, one of the top sliders I have had for sure. 

Slider time
Aerial view
The burger, an old time American favourite, old school cheeseburger with bacon, nice flavour, perfectly cooked medium rare, juices all over, the meaty bacon British style, the heavenly melted Kraft style cheese definitely American, nice bun absorbed all the juices and held like a British stronghold. 

Burger time
Cross section
Great burger, awesome sliders, excellent place. 

The little owl remind me the Seinfeld episode “The Little Jerry” 

Jerry: Is that your chicken making all that noise? 
Kramer: Oh, Jerry loves the morning 
Jerry: Who? 
Kramer: Little Jerry Seinfeld. I named my chicken after you 
Jerry: Thanks, that's very sweet, but that is not a chicken 
Kramer: Of course it is. I picked it out myself 
Jerry: Well, you picked out a rooster Kramer: Well, that would explain Little Jerry's poor egg production

Little Owl
T: +1 212 741 4695
Approx Damage: $30pp
Area: West Village
Borough: Manhattan
Twitter: littleowlnyc
The Little Owl on Urbanspoon


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