This review is just focusing on the chili at the Counter.
I've tried both the regular chili and the turkey chili.
Regular Chili: This is very meaty which normally you would think is a good thing. Really the only thing in it besides meat is some stewed tomatoes. I really prefer more to my chili like... hmmmm.... i don't know... beans?!?! or something. This chili is actually really good on (and probably designed for) french fries. It's not good by itself unless you really want a bowl of ground beef. Overall... a very uninspiring offering.
Turkey Chili: Now the turkey chili makes up for the major shortcomings of the regular chili... it has beans and other veggies including corn (which i love in my chili). However the turkey chili misses too because the flavor is underwhelming. It's blah... really blah. They try to spice it up by serving it with dried cranberries on the top... who puts cranberries on chili? while i appreciate the fact they are trying (which they didn't with the regular chili) what an odd topping. It kind of tastes like a fruit salad with ground turkey in it. I'm still puzzled by it.
Bottom line... stick with the regular chili on the burger or on your fries, but otherwise i'd avoid both chilis as their own dish.
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