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Pueblo Green Chili

This chili goes on anything—especially whole cheeseburgers to make Pueblo Sloppers. Place a cheeseburger, bun and all into a bowl. Top with a handful of shredded cheese and pout a couple ladles of green chili on top. Note: the chili... More

World's Largest Burger?

Restaurant Says It Has World's Largest Burger: "Weighing in at 123 pounds, this giant burger features an 80-pound beef patty, a 30-pound bun, 12 tomatoes and 160 slices of cheese. Denny's Beer Barrel Pub also throws on a pound each of lettuce, ketchup, mustard and mayo -- and up to five onions. The menu price for the Beer Barrel Main Event Charity Burger comes to $379." If you think the photo on the left looks terrifying, go see the larger version on the Denny's Beer Barrel Pub homepage—it made me feel queasy, which I assure you is not an easy feat. I wonder if it comes with sides? (You can read more about huge burgers in A Hamburger Today's... More

Grilled: Peter Meehan

After a brief hiatus, A Hamburger Today's Q&A column, Grilled, is back. This week's installment is Peter Meehan, who has discovered and then relayed the news of some of New York City's finest burgers in the pages of the New York Times. Grilled, griddled, or broiled? All of the above. Didn’t George Motz teach us that burgers can be steamed and deep-fried, too? Is there even a verb for what they do to the burgers at Louis’ Lunch in New Haven? I find grilling and broiling to be the surest approaches to properly cooked patties, but I have no allegiance to any one style.... More

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