With all the specious reporting lately that burgers are being downplayed because of high beef prices, it seemed a good time to scan the menus of burger bars for a look at a few of the most appetizing and/or audacious burgers surfacing in the past week. This edition is a global survey with burgers from […]
Wow. How many different ways can you make a corned-beef-topped burger for St. Patrick’s Day? The answer: A lot. More than a dozen burger bars are tying their March Burger of the Month specials to the upcoming everybody’s-Irish holiday.
Burgerhaus’s The Dubliner
Many of them are inventive or at […]
A&B Burgers opened in December 2013 in what seemed an ideal space: the 183-year-old Old Salem Jail in Salem, Mass. In May, just five months in, owners Tom Holland and Amy Butler changed it from counter service to full service. Then, last month, it announced it will pack up and move to neighboring Beverly, Mass., […]
A intellectual-property infringement complaint by London’s Honest Burgers chain against pop-up pizza purveyor Honest Crust has brought the burger chain an unexpectedly negative storm of social-media criticism from people casting it as a corporate bully.
Honest Burgers’ open letter; click to open larger version.
Many tweets have been like this from @Nickajking: “Seems like […]
Are we losing our burger mojo? America used to be on the cutting edge of novelty burgers, yet here comes a second UK burger playing off the awful “Fifty Shades of Grey” buzz. The Custom House in Barnstaple, North Devon, last month offered up the “15 Shades of Bacon” burger. The £15 ($23) tab got […]
Valentine’s Day is Saturday, of course, and many burger joints have put together themed promotions for the day (I like Zinburger’s “Four Shades of Grape” wine flights). But I like the places that have concocted special burgers for the occasion. Some examples:
Rockit Burger Bar
At Rockit Burger Bar in Chicago, Chef Amanda Downing […]
BRGR’s Pad Thai
A short month, yet with two holidays: Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday are only three days apart this year. We’re seeing more New Orleans-influenced Burger of the Month Specials for February than heart-shaped ones. Check Flip Side’s Creole Fat Tuesday Burger with Andouille, grilled onions, house-made pimento cheese and pickled […]