Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Saints: Burgers Abroad


Being a fat kid, I’ve always enjoyed burgers. Singles, doubles, with cheese, without, chicken, turkey, beef; as long it’s got meat between a bun, I’m a fan. Over the course of my friendship with hungry dan, I’ve learned to appreciate … Continue reading

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The Inn


It was the last meal before Pesach, so I grabbed a burger. Not the first time. There were years of a final slice of pizza, a big mac, a piece of apple pie, and donuts. But, this year was serious. … Continue reading

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Rankings


8 burgers into my stay in Calgary and nothing comes close to The Burger’s Priest. Not exactly surprising, but I’m going to keep eating until I find something close, then, I’m just going to eat that burger over and over. … Continue reading

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The Institution


If there is one place in Calgary synonymous with burgers, it has to be Peter’s Drive-In. The place is famous. Opened in 1964, it’s most likely the place where anyone under 50 went for their first burger. When I rolled … Continue reading

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The Spot


I said no more chains, but if it’s new to me, I have to try it. After hearing that Whitespot makes an amazing burger how could I not venture in? I sat down exhausted, but was immediately energized reading their … Continue reading

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The Jingle


Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. Most know the jingle. The burger, popularized by said song in 1974, is one of the best selling burgers of all time. That’s not to … Continue reading

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