Ooey and gooey with plenty of cheese stuffed in the middle, these rich, grilled Juicy Lucy burgers are packed with flavor (and the aforementioned cheese). Although the origin of the Juicy Lucy (or Jucy Lucy, according to some) may be in debate, what's not is how amazingly delicious they are. Read more.
Who makes the perfect Jucy Lucy (also sometimes spelled Juicy Lucy), an iconic Minnesota burger stuffed with cheese? CHOW.com contributing editor and host of Supertaster Daily James Norton is convinced it's the Blue Door Pub in St. Paul. He takes us there, and describes the nuances that separate Blue Door's Jucy Lucy from run-of-the-mill stuffed hamburgers.
Welcome back to CHOW Happy Hour! In this episode, Martin Cate, of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco, prepares the Martinez, a cocktail some think is the precursor to the martini. While mixing this potent gin, sweet vermouth, and maraschino liqueur cocktail, Cate recounts his first encounter with it—on a train to Reno, Nevada.