Ingo’s in the Press

Phoenix Mag

The fresh shattered potato chips at Ingo’s Tasty Food.

Razor-thin and instantly addictive. Some emerge crispy like a chip, and others are crunchy outside and supple inside, like a french fry. Dipping sauces include lebni, a rich and creamy yogurt-like affair with a thick sour cream texture; and a fiery lacto-fermented green hot sauce. Pro tip: Dip once in lebni and then swipe through the hot sauce. Sublime.

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Phoenix New Times

Part upscale diner, part theater-in-the-round, Ingo’s interior offers a single curved counter where guests can enjoy superb gourmet burgers crafted around a thick puck of grass-fed beef, cooked to a pinkish medium rare and seasoned with only salt and pepper. The simple cheddar Cheeseburger is moist and chop-house sized, and the Paris Texas Burger, served with smoky-sharp apple barbecue sauce and pancetta, is another winner. A better than decent wine list and some tasty sides (particularly the Shattered Potato Chips) make this a burger destination.

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Phoenix Mag

The folks behind La Grande Orange return to the winner’s circle with gourmet burgers and classy digs.

When Ingo’s Tasty Food opened in November, I asked myself: Does Phoenix really need another haute-burger-inspired eatery? After sinking my teeth into a juicy Ingo’s cheeseburger, I had my answer: Why the heck not?

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Will Bruder Architects

The architecture and patio garden of Ingo’s Tasty Food creates a new pedestrian-friendly urban experience where good food, drink, music, and conversation mix in abundance.

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AZ Foodie Blog

Across the street from LGO is the gourmet food stand, Ingo’s Tasty Food. It’s a small but efficient space that puts out an equally small but consistently good menu. I chatted with Chef Kent about the efficiency of a smaller menu and how sometimes it’s overwhelming, not only for the guest but for the staff when the menu is trying to be everything to everyone. Shoot, I get caught up with trying to be everything to everyone, things get muddled and messy. With a menu like this, you can make sure each item is solid every time it goes it.

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The Forking Truth

If you have driven around the Arcadia area of Phoenix you might have noticed an unusual small round building that is Ingo’s Tasty Food. This is a small casual restaurant that serves a petite casual menu of reasonably priced quality burgers, sandwiches, salads and a few other items. They also serve some cocktails, draft beer, wine and more. They offer patio seating.

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