The kids were off to Disneyland with mom and I was home, just finished an assignment and hungry. I thought I might go to Peter's Gourmade. I jumped in the car and headed that way but on the way to one of my favorite burgers around, I thought I would try a different spot.
Now is better than later
It was at this moment that I realized, if not now then when, if not me then who... and decided to start The Burger Tour.
I pulled to the side of the road and called upon Google to show me burger joints nearby and at the top of the list, just a third of a mile away from my location was American Grub. I quickly glanced at it, made sure it was open, swiped through a few pictures in Google reviews and I headed that way.
Old Town Tustin
Upon arriving, I was pleasantly surprised to find myself in Old Town Tustin. American Grub is next to The Swinging Door, and I like going to that area but don't really get a chance to go very often.
American Grub is quaint and hip at the same time. You'll be greeted by a nice patio guarded by a couple of heaters in case the evening gets chilly and as you enter the dining room you'll be greeted with an eclectic collection of art, designs and lighting.
I really liked the bare brick interior and I loved the American flag art on the wall. Living up to its name!
If you want to know the skinny on the food, it was terrific, I loved the pastrami burger ($12.95) I ordered and the pineapple blonde ale by Network Brewery (24 oz $10), the garlic fries ($5.75) were good, just not amazing, in retrospect I probably would have liked the cajun fries instead.
But if you really want to appreciate the location and the meal I had, you should check out the video. Links and details are below the video.