Paul’s Second Ave. Slider (credit:nycfoodphoto.com)
Eater.com’s Robert Sietsema recently asked, “Is the slider dead?” The answer is “No” at Paul’s Da Burger Joint in New York City’s East Village. It celebrated its 25th anniversary earlier this year by adding “Second Ave. Sliders” to the menu along with Paul’s Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeňo Poppers and Saint Marks [...]
Most of the talk last week focused on Big Chains. That’s fine, but let’s not lose touch with the independents who are keeping burger creativity alive with creations such as those below. All appeared on menus last week. Tuck in.
This time Rick Boyd believes he has the right match of concept and location. In March he closed his Grind Modern Burger restaurant in Eagle, Idaho, but vowed to relocate and return. On October 10, Grind reopened in a former brewpub in downtown Boise. Boyd reevaluated the concept, keeping some elements while discarding others [...]
Amid all the expected Oktoberfest, Thanksgiving and Halloween influences on this month’s Burger of the Month LTOs at burger bars it’s easy to overlook one particular creative channel that many share: sauces.
House-made sauces have become key differentiators for signature burgers that give a menu an identity. They also lend prepared burger builds sophisticated appeal [...]
Welcome October! September was a bit, well, boring on the burger front so it’s nice to see burger creativity reassert itself. I’ll round up the Burger of the Month specials soon, but here are this week’s most intriguing burgers:
Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants in California isn’t known for its burgers but they’re in [...]
Umami Burger opens its first Chicago location on September 18, the 24th unit in what is quietly becoming a chain to contend with nationally and not just on the West Coast. The media mantra now is that the burger segment is losing customers, especially Millennials, to options like Chipotle, but concepts such as Umami Burger—with [...]
Some burger bars will be closed on Friday so that staff can grill burgers at home. But many not only will be open, they’ll also be offering house-special 4th of July burgers. Among them:
Blue Moon’s Red, White & Blue
Blue Moon Burgers, Seattle: The Red, White & Blue burger is a third-pound beef [...]