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Kicky burger: Hot chipotle and poblano burger at Crockett’s Public House in Puyallup

Post by Sue Kidd / The News Tribune on March 30, 2011 at 6:18 am | 1 Comment »
June 2, 2011 9:41 pm
The Green Chile Cheeseburger has a hit of heat form chipotle mayo.

Give me a dose of heat and I’m a happy burger lover. Crockett’s Public House in Puyallup has a knock-out burger on the menu that’s a punchy intersection of Southwest flavor – chipotle mayo, pepperjack cheese and roasted poblanos. It’s not for the timid. I’m moderately tolerant of spice and this burger made me want a frosty mug of an adult beverage.

Crockett’s opened in February in a cavernous building downtown, right across the parking lot from Trackside Pizza. Both restaurants are owned by Shaun Brobak. Here’s my first bite report from a few weeks ago. Crockett’s is a casually fun restaurant with a broad menu of good values. Six burgers are on the menu, priced from $8-$11. Burgers range from a barbecue sauce slathered Memphis burger to the Flagship featuring Beecher’s cheese. These are burgers high on flavor.

My favorite was the Green Chili Cheeseburger ($9). The burger proved a great value with a hefty toasted bun stacked with lettuce, tomato, roasted poblanos, onions and a well-seasoned patty slathered with melted pepper jack. Chipotle aioli gave an overwhelming tease of heat. Hand-cut fresh fries were partially skins on, and crispy good.

Crockett’s Public House
Where: 118 E. Stewart, Puyallup
Phone: 253-466-3075
Hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.- 2 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays

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