Friday, December 14, 2007

Zinburger Appears to Be a Win

Posted By on Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 10:07 AM

I was an invited guest to the pre-opening of Zinburger, a Fox Restaurant Concepts place that I predict will be another winner. Sam Fox consistently knows how to satisfy Tucson's dining public.

I wrote about Zinburger in my Noshing column this week, but that was before I ate there.

The dark merlot hue of Bistro Zin is long gone, and the new decor is light woods and big pictures of cows in meadows. Someone used a whimsical wand for the interior design. Then the woman's restroom is a hoot. When you sit down on the toilet (sorry for being so graphic), something funny is looking down at you. You'll have to experience this firsthand.

My friend Marianne Bernsen and I shared the Zinburger, which was awesome. Marianne didn't like the veggie burger as much as I did; she wanted it to be more crispy. The burgers are juicy, just like they should be. You can even order them with a fried egg on top. The sweet potato fries were crispy, but the fried zucchini fries rocked the house.

And the desserts--oy vey--a gourmet soda fountain experience. But maybe I'll stick to a robust zin instead.

One problem: Zinburger is LOUD. Everyone at my table was speaking very loudly. Sitting outside on the heated patio would be more conducive to conversation. You can sit at the bar and watch wide screen TVs.

Zinburger should be crowded next week when it opens. Enjoy!

Comments (9)

Showing 1-9 of 9

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-9 of 9

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Karyn Zoldan

Today | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
Meditation and Buddhist study

Meditation and Buddhist study @ Sky Island Zen

Mondays, Saturdays

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Downtown United Against Hunger Halloween party

Halloween party at 415/417 N. 4th Ave, hosted by Bar Passe and organized by Downtown United Against… More

@ Bar Passe Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. 417 N. 4th Ave.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Claytoon of the Day: Quid Pro Uh-Oh (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Claytoon of the Day: Feel The Endorsements (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Things to Do, Monday, Oct. 21 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Adoptable Pets: Roy Needs a Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. XOXO: Where to Rock, Monday, Oct. 21 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2019 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation