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7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time

No one wants to choke down a tough, crumbly, dry hamburger, so learn these 7 simple tricks for making a perfect, juicy grilled burger every time. Labor Day weekend is finally here and grilling season...

Weber Summit 400 Series--Tips, Hacks & Issues

by kaleokahu 1 month ago

I recently received a "very low miles" Weber Spirit E420 from a generous friend who's moving out of the country. It's been cleaned, and checked out 100% functional. It came with nearly every acc...

Smokehouse (Berkeley)

by Malcolm Ruthven 1 month ago

I was in the East Bay today and decided to have lunch at the Smokehouse, the burger place that started in 1951. I hadn't been there in maybe 30 years, and was reminded of it recently by an article ...

Super Duper Berkeley

by trueblu 2 months ago

First visit to this local burger chain. It seems to get a lot of recs on this board, but very few actual write-ups. We went with out of town guests: most had the mini (quarter pounder) burger. ...

the Texas ranger in Freeport

by chilihead9 7 years ago

Does any one remember this place, it closed about 20 years ago, they had the range burger and the chili cheese burger, the place was owned by John and Perry Pappas, there brother Al opened a litt...

Covid Patio dining/Take-out - Oretta & Alouette, take-out

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 months ago

Taking advantage of Friday's perfectly gorgeous weather by driving downtown to pay my daughter's condo a visit and grab some decent grub around her ' Liberty Village ' neighbourhood! Lunch and e...

Hamburger patties fall apart

by laredo 8 months ago

With the ground beef/chuck we have used from the freezer the last several months, our hamburger patties have crumbled/broken apart. The last time I added an egg but that didn't help; we had to sco...

Lil Woody's/Great State Burger

by equinoise 3 months ago

A joint review seemed in order for these two multi-location Seattle burger emporia. Both are similar in their embrace of a Shake Shack-oriented trend (founded in 2004) favoring a kind of nostalgic...

Namu Gaji - SF

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 9 years ago

No reports on this place except for takeout? I went to a prix-fixe dinner organized by Tasting Table the other night. The room (corner of 18th and Dolores, next to Bi-Rite Creamery) is much nice...

Old Vancouver BC Restaurants

by disteve 6 months ago

Hey There. For all the Vancouverites...Does anyone remember a great restaurant for pizza on SE Marine Drive called Fraser Valley Pizza? Or the old paddlewheeler burger joint near there? The Paddlew...

Lincoln South Food Hall

by equinoise 7 months ago

Here is a place where the concept exceeds the overall execution. A one-stop food court in Bellevue with burger, pizza, pho, bakery/sandwich and "street" tacos choices. I am still unable to abide ...

Shake Shack: Long Beach CA, Best Time?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 7 months ago

What are the best times and days of the week to go to the Long Beach Shake Shack to avoid lines and crowds - particularly for curbside pickup? Also wondering if their curbside is any good meaning ...

Frying hamburger patties in electric skillet

by Momdoodle1657 9 months ago

Tips for frying hamburger patties in electric skillet? I either over cook or under cook!

West Sonoma County: BBQ Oysters/Hot Dog @ Bodega's Casino

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 15 years ago

Trying to escape last Sunday's heat, I put a cooler in the trunk and headed to the coast to shop for seafood. Leaving behind 99o temps, I was stunned to find that downtown Sebastopol in normally c...

Railroad Station Bar and Grill, Cloverdale

by tom246 7 years ago

Coming back from Lakeport in the middle of the afternoon somewhat limits your food options. After traversing the route back to 101 I remembered a recent review in the PD about Railroad Station Bar ...

Impossible Burger 2.0 Review

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

I finally got to try the fabled Impossible burger when it became available at Trader Joe's. First, note that the package is 12 oz. NOT 16 oz. Mine came frozen so I took it out of the freezer the ...

Kemps hamburgers Hyannis Ma

by brianslife101 10 years ago

In the late sixties there was a burger joint named Kemps near the air port in hyannis. A yellow building with black cow on top.Does any one remember or know any thing about the company I might hav...

BEST Burger Sauce Recipes

by kirstendoctora 1 year ago

Hi! I recently started making burgers for my family and I this quarantine. Although I've never tried adding any sauce in them. I just wanna ask some recipes you guys suggest that I should try the n...

Fast Food from the Past Dude

by Torpedo 1 year ago

When I was a kid the words fast and food never were used together in a sentence. Some form of the phrase usually came from your Mom warning you to “Slow down, you’re eating too fast, chew your food...

Toro Place Cafe, Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 years ago

Toro Place Cafe, west of the river on the Monterey Hwy, has been dishing up big breakfasts and lunches to cowboys for more than 50 years. Still quite popular, a shady table on the patio today made...

My burger drought, 3 favorite experiences ending at The Royal James

by Torpedo 1 year ago

I gave up eating beef many years ago, but I still crave a great hamburger and a side of fries. I admitted to friends that I would only eat a beef burger again in only 3 places. One of those b...