Rok Burger Review

Recently, I went to Rok Burger, which is a "burger bar and gastropub" in Fort Lauderdale.  I went with my friend Lauren, as we had both been wanting to try it for quite some time. It was funny because once I got there, I had realized I had actually been there before, back when I had first moved to Fort Lauderdale in May, 2013. Luckily, I remembered that both my mom and I had enjoyed it quite a bit when we went. So I was  excited to be back! Lauren and I were craving some fried appetizers. So we ordered three appetizers to share. We selected the truffle fries, fried pickles, and lobster corn dogs.

                                               Fried pickles on the left, lobster corn dogs on the right.

                                               Fried pickles on the left, lobster corn dogs on the right.

Out of the three, my favorite was the fried pickles! I LOVE pickles in general, so it was a treat to devour the thick fried slices dipped in the smoked ranch dip. The lobster corn dogs were good... both the breading, and the meat was bit on the sweet side. The dipping sauce they paired it with was a spicy mustard, which I'd compare to a smoother Goldens. They were good... but I wouldn't order them again.

                                                                                  Truffle Fries

                                                                                  Truffle Fries

I'll be honest. I'm not a huge potato person (weird, I know). But these fries were fantastic. They also had parmesan cheese all over them, which was awesome. The serving was huge, and enough for 3 people to share.

I'd give Rok Burger 4/5 stars. The service was great. The decor was really cool with lots of exposed brick, and lots of variety of seating arrangements (inside, outside, bar, regular booths, huge booths, etc.). The food was fantastic, but I just wish those lobster corn dogs were paired with a different sauce. But Rok Burger is definitely a place to go back to!


Dana Podgurski

Hi everyone! I'm Dana Podgurski! 

I'm a foot in the mouth, tongue in cheek, head in the clouds, and heart on the sleeve kind of gal. I live for new experiences, but am a total sucker for nostalgia at the same time. I'm tough as nails, but am a complete softie for all things kids and animal related. I fly by the seat of my pants, and live for adventure. But I firmly believe that adventure is a mindset that one's self determines.

For work, I am a marketer through and through. Bringing brands to life, and content marketing are passions of mine. Many would consider what I do as nerdy, but I seriously dig it. I have been doing marketing contract work for years, and appreciate the variety it brings, and the relationships I've developed with my clients. To check out my work portfolio, or if you're interested in a partnership, click here.

For fun I love to create - writing/blogging, photography, and painting are my main three mediums of doing so. Feeling good and healthy is also high on my list, as it really lends itself to making everything more enjoyable. So I maintain a very active lifestyle, eat pretty healthy, and am outdoors as much as I can be. And if my blog didn't make it abundantly clear, I absolutely LOVE to travel. I spend any extra money I have on plane tickets, and feel so fortunate to have been to several amazing destinations both domestically and internationally. There's nothing more fulfilling than coming home from a trip and adding a been-there-pin to my map.