Our four North American boys miss burgers. Big, fat, messy burgers. The whole world is lined up a year in advance for cutting edge tapas and other post-modern haute cuisine at Barcelona’s own El Bulli and all the boys want is a real burger and fries.
When in doubt, I always turn to my trusty Rick Steves’ guidebook. The Bad Ass Cafe in Dublin’s Temple Bar district sported exactly the right menu for our boys. They began with nachos and wings, moved on to Bad Ass burgers and fries (at 14 Euros a pop) with milkshakes. Next there were ice cream floats and apple crumble. It was a celebration of American comfort food the likes of which we will never find in Spain. We ate and sipped and burped happily.
The Bad Ass Cafe
9-11 Crown Alley
Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone + 3531 6712596