Sun is out, and it’s getting hot in here, so come to Triple Craft for some great nomnoms like wings, onion rings, milkshakes, burgers, and more. All while watching planes land at Reagan National Airport right outside of Washington DC. Not every restaurant has a view like this with Potomac River and planes landing and lifting off. It makes for a very unique and fun nomnom experience while enjoying a burger in one hand and drinks in another. As part of the VIP Media Event organized by Guest Services, we were invited to sample of their dishes and enjoy the atmosphere. While not a new establishment to the area, they do close for the winter and reopened with a few new items on the menu. Here is our full rundown of everything we had.
Disclaimer: The food featured was provided by Guest Services Inc as part of VIP Event, read more about disclaimer
Appertizers, wait for food with food
Chicken Tenders (4 NOMs)
Enjoy some finger food with a few drinks or as an appetizer before the main course while watching planes land. They are just as good as wings but without the messiness. Lightly breaded and seasons they are very light even though they are fried and crunchy. One order is quite large so be careful and not fill up too fast.
Wings (4 NOMs)
Sticky finger liking good is what we say about their wings with fried, plain or buffalo style. All 3 were great and equally deserve to be in our tummy. Fried had a nice crispiness to it and buffalo style had a nice kick to it. These make for a great way to start to share with your friends or a full meal all for yourself. Don’t be ashamed of being greedy hungry nomster.
Onion Rings (4 NOMs)
We love onion rings and were quite happy to see many trays full of them. Time to dive in and eat them all! Big fans of how crispy crunchy these onion rings were. Plus they are pretty thin, so that means you can eat so much more of them with no problems. If you ignore the whole deep fried thing ;). They are a must order and would go so well on your burger or even salad. It’s a vegetable!
Fried Pickles (2 NOMs)
We are big fans of pickles and fried things so normally Fried Pickles hit the right nomnom spot. However, this time around the spot didn’t get tickled enough. The pickles were our least favorite dish from the Triple Craft. The main issue was that the pickles tasted kind of wet on the inside and dough overpowered all the flavor. We need more pickle flavor! Now, this is a brand new dish for this burger place, and I am sure they will get it right.
For those of us who are going veggie or watching figures after having too many crazy milkshakes, Triple Craft is serving up some tasty looking salads. Both Southwest Chopped Salad and Nappa Salads come packed with different fresh ingredients. Southwest Chopped Salad comes with fire roasted corn and peppers, tomatoes, cotja cheese, chipotle ranch, and BBQ drizzle. Cotija cheese caught our eye as we have no idea what it was before. According to the interwebs, this is a hard cow’s milk cheese from Mexico. Wait, the cow was hard when it made milk. I thought milk came from female cows? Makes me question everything! Nappa salad comes with some tasty crispy tortilla, honey lime vinaigrette, and sunflower butter. We couldn’t think of anything fun or naughty to say about it. Except, those crispy tortillas look hot!
Burgers, eat that meat!
Farmhouse Burger (3 NOMs)
Take me out to the farmhouse and slap with that burger patty, because we are into the Farmhouse Burger. It might be a bit messy looking, but we are into those messy boys. What caught our eyes and made us want to bite it hard was smoked bacon and sunny side up egg on top. Those two are a must on any burger. Make sure you come here hungry as this is one big burger with a whole lot of meat and toppings.
Sweet & Smokey Burger
Look at that beautiful burger, the cheese is perfectly layered with meat and all the toppings. Those are some very steady hands. What makes this our kind of burger is the bacon jam on top. We love bacon and jam so putting those things together on a burger is just right.
If you like it, put a ring on it! Like the onion ring on a Craft Burger
Desserts for Sugar Queens
Milkshakes (5 NOMs)
I want to suck on that! I mean it takes some sucking skills to drink their crazy milkshakes! Good thing we had lots of practice. Their crazy milkshakes are the kind that is larger then you face and contain enough sugar to put the whole family in a coma. So sign us up! During the VIP even w got to try some of their samplers, sad not to see the crazy shakes, but flavor-wise still great. We tried three shakes Strawberry, Chocolate, and Caramel. Normally we are a chocolate kind of a nomster, but this time Strawberry won the taste battle. It has a nice strong strawberry flavor with vanilla ice cream. Can’t wait to come back and try them in the true crazy form. After all, like our dates, we like them crazy!
Brownies (4 NOMs)
For those who want to skip milkshakes, like what is wrong with you? I guess we accept your lifestyle choices. There are brownies and rice crisp. Though there is not just one regular brownie, they have several versions, and one of our favorites was Peanut butter Brownie. Oh, yea gives me that gooey goodness. I like it thick like that.. wait are we still talking about brownies? Probably ;). It’s a great choice for those who are not looking to gain a few extra pounds from the milkshake but still need that sugar hit. Sadly, we are the kind of person that would order both!www.triplecraftdc.com / Facbeook / Twitter / Yelp
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