Tag: burger

Doug Flicker Revives Neighborhood Dive Bar with Excellent Food

Bull’s Horn Food & Drink Minneapolis has no shortage of throwback dive bars that embrace a no-frills come-as-you-are vibe, with self-service popcorn machines and cheap drinks. Even with a faint hint of stale cigarette smoke lingering, the nostalgia keeps the bar stools filled. The problem is, most of them don’t—or can’t—serve food beyond a frozen…  Read More

Burgers Stuffed with Cheese & Ingenuity at Blue Door Pub

Blue Door Pub If burgers stuffed with cheese aren’t on your list when you visit Minnesota, then you’re not doing it right. We Minnesotans love to debate who does the best juicy Lucy. There are plenty of spots serving up classic beef burgers with a molten hot cheddar cheese filling, such as perennial favorites Matt’s…  Read More

Berlin’s Best Cheap Eats

Where to Eat Doner Kebabs & Burgers in Kreuzberg No neighborhood exemplifies a city transformed quite like Kreuzberg. Located in the heart of Berlin and formerly surrounded on three sides by the Berlin Wall, this area was once one of city’s poorest and known to attract artists, punks, squatters and immigrants. Today, it’s one of…  Read More

The best hamburger in Chicago?

Why Everyone Loves Au Cheval By Bob & Sue The best hamburger in Chicago? In the United States? That is what the Food Network claims. Three patties seared at 500 degrees with cheddar cheese, bacon belly, egg, kosher pickles and a dijonaise sauce. Millenials, hipsters and baby boomers all love this funky, fun place with…  Read More

Q39

Championship Quality Barbecue Once known for its stockyards, Kansas City is still famous for its incredibly diverse barbecue scene. It’s a true melting pot of meat, with barbecue restaurants incorporating styles and traditions from all of the country, and doing it exceptionally well. One of the city’s newer establishments, Q39 was opened by CIA graduate and national…  Read More

The Best Quick Service Burgers

Four Burger Chains That Get it Right I love easy meals on a hot summer day. Between road trips, days on the water, shuttling the kids between summer camps and sports,  stopping for a quick burger is the most practical and the MOST APPEALING option. Just because you’re eating quick-service grub doesn’t mean you have…  Read More

J. G. Melon

A New York City Classic J. G. Melon is my favorite bar burger, bar none. All the fancy stuff can come and go, but this is the burger I grew up on, and it holds a special place in my heart. The restaurant may be adorned in watermelon decor and the service can be iffy,…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: The Perfect Burger

The Perfect Burger Building a Better Burger The new Go Fork Yourself hotline. Ice cream. And how to cook the best hamburger. Andrew and Molly pay tribute to summer on this week’s episode of Go Fork Yourself. Get their tips and tricks on creating the perfect burger at home, and find out their recommendations on where to find a…  Read More

5 Questions: Josh Capon

The Man Behind the World’s Best Burger Josh Capon, the executive chef and partner of New York City’s Lure Fishbar, B&B Winepub and El Toro Blanco, talks about the importance of consistency and quality in the restaurant biz, how to make a great burger and his favorite Manhattan eats. AndrewZimmern.com: You’ve worked in several esteemed kitchens…  Read More

Bobcat Bite

A Legendary Burger This pint-size roadhouse southeast of Sante Fe is an institution. Opened in 1953 in an old trading post, Bobcat Bite serves the city’s (if not the country’s) best burger. The aged grass-fed beef is griddled, then served big, thick and juicy with vibrant green chiles and cheese. This burger is one for…  Read More

Bobcat Bite

A Legendary Burger This pint-size roadhouse southeast of Sante Fe is an institution. Opened in 1953 in an old trading post, Bobcat Bite serves the city’s (if not the country’s) best burger. The aged grass-fed beef is griddled, then served big, thick and juicy with vibrant green chiles and cheese. This burger is one for…  Read More