burger Archive

  • Jucy Lucy: A Minnesota delicacy

    Jucy Lucy: A Minnesota delicacy

    As a native of the Twin Cities, I’m a little embarrassed to admit that the first time I ate a Jucy Lucy (yes, it’s spelled that way) from Matt’s Bar in Minneapolis was a month ago. If you’ve watched “Man V. Food” or some other food-travel shows that’ve been to Minneapolis, you’ve probably seen it: [...]

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  • Spicy, cheesy burger on a pretzel bun

    Spicy, cheesy burger on a pretzel bun

    It was 37 degrees here today, so I started thinking about summer. And of course thinking about summer leads to thinking about burgers. This recipe calls for a few "specialty" items, but you should be able to find pretzel rolls at your local grocery store, and you can order the special pickles I use online, or find another generic brand of spicy pickle if you can.

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  • My take on our Top Chef tour

    My take on our Top Chef tour

    As Bryan mentioned in his post, Our tour of chefs who should have won Top Chef begins, we traveled to Atlanta last weekend to specifically visit Woodfire Grill, Kevin Gillespie’s restaurant (Top Chef finalist, season 6). As luck would have it, we were bumped up to an earlier Delta flight and landed in time to [...]

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  • Our tour of chefs who should have won Top Chef begins

    Our tour of chefs who should have won Top Chef begins

    First of all, I apologize deeply for the fact that I haven’t used this blog in, well, forever. We started it for fun when we still lived in southern Minnesota and since then I’ve been promoted and transferred, and my life has become immensely more hectic. Being foodies with no kids and a lot of [...]

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