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Restaurant Thu May 29 2008
Epic Burger's cheery staff serves a savory portabello sandwich that's brilliant when you get it with grilled onions. But their fries are really where it's at. Hearty, with some skin still on, they're soft on the inside and a touch crispy outside. With the requisite amount of oiliness, they're the kind of fries that might be mushy and unfun cold. But who cares? When hot like I had them, they're really, really good. On the sandwich, thin slices of pickles take it a notch above just lettuce and tomatoes. I opted out of the sauce to keep vegan and then went for the P.B. Enjoy smoothie - all natural peanut butter, banana, soymilk switched in for dairy, and skipping the yogurt. It was thick enough to make drinking with a straw a little work and quite rewarding. 517 S. State St., (312) 913-1373.