Monthly Archives: December 2009

Hodad’s – Tell Me Why I Have To Be A Burger Slave

Hodad’s http://www.hodadies.com 5010 Newport Avenue San Diego, CA 92107 THE CONQUEST I think it started with baseball cards, but it might’ve been comic books or matchbook cars. Then it was He-Man and G.I. Joe figures, Atari games, Garbage Pail Kids, … Continue reading

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Continental Airlines 1st Class Cabin Flight 738 – When Cows Fly

Continental Airlines 1st Class Cabin http://www.continental.com Flight from IAH to SAN THE CONQUEST My wife and I were flying Continental Airlines from Detroit to San Diego to visit some friends of ours for New Years Eve. We had to change … Continue reading

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Miller’s Bar – And You Thought Detroit Was Just About Cars

Miller’s Bar http://www.millersbar.com/ 23700 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124 THE STORY We began our “Glorious Pursuit of Delicious Burgers” back in October of 2008 we had no list of burgers to chase after. We just went blind on word of … Continue reading

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12 Days of Burgers – The Best Burger Conquest Stories of 2009

After consuming a whopping (no pun intended and no Whopper eaten) 156 burgers in 2009, I thought it might be fun to count back some of my favorite burgers of the year. While everyone else was putting together lists of … Continue reading

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Joe’s Gizzard City – Stomach Grinding Pride

Joe’s Gizzard City http://www.gizzardcity.com 120 East Main Street Potterville, MI 48876 THE STORY Every year at the holidays I return home to my native land of Michigan to visit family and friends. This year I reached out my best bud … Continue reading

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Donovan’s Pub – 10,000 Votes for #1

Donovan’s Pub http://donovansny.com 5724 Roosevelt Ave Woodside, NY 11377 THE STORY Magazines, newspapers, the Bathroom Reader, Facebook mobile…we all have our source for entertainment while on the potty. Me? I read, re-read and read again Hamburger America by George Motz. … Continue reading

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Louis Lunch – Beef Touchdown, Wiener Win and BBQ Backup

Louis Lunch http://louislunch.com/ 263 Crown St New Haven, CT 06511 THE STORY How does that old saying go? “If at first you don’t succeed, fry, fry again.” Or am I thinking of “5th time is a charm”? Either or, in … Continue reading

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The Palm – An Appetizing Tiger

The Palm http://www.thepalm.com/ 206 West Street New York, NY 10013 THE STORY What better way to celebrate the holidays with your buddies then eating beef? Sounds like a great idea but with the state of the economy and the need … Continue reading

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Polish Mistakes – A Spicy Hamburger Holiday Treat

Polish Mistakes -A Rev Family Recipe For the Holidays Everyone has their own traditions that remind them of the holidays. For some it’s decorating the Christmas tree, for others spinning a dreidel, making snow angels or imbibing with copious amounts … Continue reading

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Peter Luger Steakhouse – Real Men Shoot Their Beef

Peter Luger Steakhouse http://peterlugers.com/ 178 Broadway Brooklyn, NY 11211 THE STORY Peter Luger Steakhouse wrote the book on the NYC-style of Steakhouse; a place where men can eat meat like men, drink large bottles of wine and liquor with formal … Continue reading

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