Best Caesar Salad Dressing
August 18, 2013 6:22 PM Subscribe
What bottled Caesar salad dressing should I buy at the grocery store to most closely approximate the awesome Caesar salads I get at good restaurants?
posted by decathecting to Food & Drink (23 answers total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
At good Italian restaurants, there is amazing dressing on the Caesar salad. Like, use-it-instead-of-olive-oil-as-a-dip-for-the-bread amazing. It's creamy and salty and anchovy-y in the best possible way. I would like to purchase, at my local grocery store (Giant in DC, if that matters, though I can also get to a Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Safeway or Harris Teeter if that's the right answer) a dressing that is as close as possible to that experience. I do not care whether it is healthy in any way, and I specifically do not want low fat. I've bought a couple of bottles of dressing (Kraft, Whole Foods 365, Newman's Own), and they're fine, but not sublime. I figured I'd query all of you before going out and buying 15 bottles of salad dressing for a home taste test.
(No, I am not interested, for purposes of this question, in making my own dressing. I want something I can buy in a bottle and keep in my fridge for a couple of months so that it's there when I need it with no special effort required.)