Category Archives: Out of Town

The Steamed Hams


Real Deal Steamed Hams. And here I thought they were just a Simpson’s joke. The process is a little over my head, but apparently results in spectacular burgers. Well, at least good enough to stay in business for 50 years. … Continue reading

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The Deep Fried Hamburger


Unfortunately I did not find this in Calgary, but thanks to A Hamburger Today, I will find one on my next trip to Memphis.

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The Pork Belly


Back home in Toronto I received a strong recommendation. Go to Porchetta & Co., bring your Italian brother in law to be, and watch his jaw drop. Quite the reco. Never in my life did I expect the words to … Continue reading

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The Science Experiment


I’ve tasted quite a few burgers, both in Calgary and abroad, but this one looks special. Dave Arnold is the Director of Technology for the French Culinary Institute, and in this video, he uses all of his tech and skill … Continue reading

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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 Measuring Stick


I could just go on reviewing burgers, but what good are a couple of words without a benchmark. How can a burger really be a 4.2 or a 1.9 without a 5.0 to properly measure it against. So for posterity, … Continue reading

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The Bacon Chedder


Chuck & Co. made me nervous. An empty burger joint at dinner time is not encouraging. I was about to turn and leave when the chef, working the cash, said hello. A quick back and forth about what’s good led … Continue reading

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