Gastropub Is Spot-On


…A worthy addition to the burger pantheon of this fine and finicky city, the clincher being the punchy and salty Roquefort (and my addition of some kicky mustard) wonderfully complimenting the premium ground beef’s natural sweetness…. [Full Post]


Chargrilled Burger with Roquefort Cheese & Shoestrings, The Spotted Pig

For Kristen

…I needed to head to the supermarket for some 85/15 ground beef, and make a plain and simple bacon cheeseburger, medium rare, with American cheese, bacon, a slice of raw onion, a leaf of Boston lettuce, and a quick and easy burger sauce (tomato paste, mustard, brown sugar, worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, fresh cracked pepper, and salt)…. [Full post]




Hungover Easy

…That may explain why after not being able to decide if I wanted a bagel with lox and cream cheese or a Texas Burger (topped with fried egg) for a breakfast, after spotting a bag of something called Bagel Thins, I felt it was fortuitous that I decide to combine the two options into one hellacious idea of a meal…. [Full post]




A Day in the Life of Hamburger Buns

….Two were of a kind of steak burger prep, with steak sauce, raw and fried onions, and bacon. The other two had the addition of sweet and spicy elements, making a pineapple mustard from scratch, pickling raw onions in balsamic vinegar, and two slices of crispy bacon, and kicking the whole burger up with sweet relish and hot jalapeños. All four burgers sat very nicely on four toasted hamburger buns…. [Full post]




Burger One; Other Diners, Zero

Burger One; Other Diners, Zero

…As Gina and I enjoyed our respective repasts at the counter—amount to less than 20 bucks including her soda and my chocolate egg cream—new customers started streaming in at a steady clip, seemingly regulars who each seemed to have a favorite—or several—from its large menu that offers hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, and entrées such as a Gyro Platter, Onion Steak, and Fried Chicken…. [cont.]