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Watch George Motz's 'Burger Land' Premiering April 15 on Travel Channel

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 6 comments

Don't have plans next Monday night? You do now: put on Travel Channel and watch the premiere of Burger Land, airing at 10 p.m. ET/PT on April 15, hosted by America's foremost burger documentarian, George Motz. The 11-episode season will highlight burger joints across the country, with stops in Los Angeles, Miami, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and beyond. More

Scenes From the 3rd Annual Chicago Food Film Festival

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Last weekend marked the third anniversary of the Chicago Food Film Festival, where the food you see on screen is served during the viewing. Festival director, George Motz (who is also a favorite of AHT) hosted the event with co-founder Harry Hawk. Serious Eats' own James Boo debuted his film. More

Burger City Guides: George Motz's Favorite Burgers in Brooklyn

A Hamburger Today Allegra Ben-Amotz 5 comments

AHT pal and burger expert George Motz, the creator of the documentary film Hamburger America as well as a book of the same name, has earned his stripes. In his own words, here are George's current top five favorite burgers in Brooklyn, in no specific order. More

AHT Giveaway: 'Hamburger America' by George Motz

A Hamburger Today The Serious Eats Team 166 comments

We love George Motzhamburger TV show host and author of Hamburger America—so as part of the Cheeseburger Day celebration, we're giving away a signed copy of his book to an AHT reader. To enter the contest, just answer the question, what's your favorite cheese for burgers? More

Watch George Motz's 'Burger Land' Tonight on the Travel Channel

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 8 comments

If you missed George Motz's new burger travel show Burger Land when it first aired last week, Travel Channel is airing the two 30-minute episodes covering burgers in New Jersey and Wisconsin tonight at 8 p.m. ET and on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET. Watch it and hopefully we'll get more Burger Land episodes! More

'Burger Land,' George Motz's New TV Show Airing in September on the Travel Channel

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 4 comments

Congratulations to our friend and hamburger documentarian George Motz on his upcoming hamburger-themed TV show, Burger Land, based on his book Hamburger America. The two-episode pilot will air on the Travel Channel on September 2 at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., with each episode featuring four burger joints. More

Video: Chicagoland Burger Triptych with George Motz and Nick Kindelsperger

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 3 comments

In burger documentarian George Motz's latest video, he visits three great Chicago burger joints—Edzo's, M Burger, and Top Notch Beefburgers—with Serious Eats: Chicago editor Nick Kindelsperger. More

Chicago Burger Tour with George Motz: Edzo's, M Burger, and Top Notch

A Hamburger Today Nick Kindelsperger 19 comments

When George Motz asked if I wanted to go on a burger tour, I had to say yes. I mean, wasn't I practically required to go? How could I turn down the chance to eat an inordinate amount of ground beef around Chicago with the man that literally wrote the book on the subject? More

Scenes from the Chicago Food Film Festival

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The second annual Chicago Food Film Festival rolled through town this past weekend with a loaded docket of short film screenings, special events, plentiful tastings, and even an oyster "shuck & suck" inspired by the epic oyster roasts of the Carolina Lowcountry. As per the fest's highly interactive format, viewers were fed the unique foods and drinks they saw onscreen. More

George Motz Chats About the Chicago Food Film Festival

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George Motz first appeared on our radar for Hamburger America, but that's just one of the ongoing projects he's involved with right now. But Motz didn't seem stressed by the schedule when I talked to him earlier in the week. In fact, we spent most of the time talking about Top Notch Beefburger, which is not a bad conversation to have. More

Contest Winners: Chicago Food Film Festival Tickets

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We were really impressed with the number of entries for both The Great Oyster Shuck 'n Suck and the Farm to Film to Table giveaway. But we'd like to say congratulations to our two winners, MattyD and Hungryann, who each... More

Win Chicago Food Film Festival Tickets to Farm to Film to Table AND the Pig Pickin' and Whiskey Bar

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Just leave a comment below and tell us your favorite place to sip whiskey in Chicago, and you'll automatically be entered for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Chicago Food Film Festival's Farm to Film to Table and the Pig Pickin' and Whiskey Bar. More

Win Chicago Food Film Festival Tickets to The Great Chicago Shuck 'N Suck

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Win tickets to The Great Chicago Suck 'N Shuck by telling us about your favorite place to get oysters in Chicago. More

'Hamburger America' Author George Motz To Host Upcoming Travel Channel Show

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 3 comments

Congratulations to our friend and burger documentarian George Motz, author of Hamburger America, for his upcoming role as host of Travel Channel's Made In America. In the show George "explores 39 factories that crank out some of the most ingenious products this country has to offer"—nothing burger-related, but with George as host, it'll surely be worth watching. (George also has a Hamburger America TV series on his plate, but it's still in development.) Made in America will premiere October 4 at 8 p.m. More

AHT Weekend Book Giveaway: 'Hamburger America' by George Motz

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This month, burger documentarian George Motz released his guide to America's best burgers, Hamburger America, featuring 150 roadside stands, nostalgic diners, mom-n-pop shops, and college town favorites across the country, accompanied by plenty of hunger-inducing photographs. Enter our giveaway for the chance to win a copy! More

Tomorrow, Celebrate Schnipper's Birthday with George Motz and $2 Burgers and PBRs

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 3 comments

Photograph: Nick Solares] Schnipper's Quality Kitchen in Times Square is celebrating their second birthday tomorrow, January 27, by offering $2 hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and PBRs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (limit 2 per person; not available for delivery or pick... More

Video: Odd Griddles and Techniques from George's Motz's 'Burger Bites'

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 7 comments

Ahhh, sweet, sweet burger porn. In motion. Hamburger documentarian George Motz made this video compiling some of the burger joints he visited while doing research for the second edition of his burger guidebook Hamburger America. Check out the "odd... More

Video: George Motz Makes a Smashed Burger

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 3 comments

Hamburger expert George Motz appears in this short film about burgers by director Mac Premo for Made Possible. "The most difficult way to make a hamburger is the way that everyone thinks is the easiest way to make a... More

Help George Motz With the Next Edition of 'Hamburger America'

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Hamburger documentarian George Motz is getting the revised edition of Hamburger America ready for spring 2011, but until then, he needs to find 13 more good burger joints. He put up a call for burger recs in his blog. Criteria:... More

Manchester, Connecticut: A Flawed But Classic Baby Boom Burger from Shady Glen

A Hamburger Today Nick Solares 12 comments

Shady Glen 840 East Middle Turnpike, Manchester CT 06040 (map); 860-649-4245 Cooking Method: Griddle Short Order: Unique preparation and decades-old pedigree make for a classic burger, but flawed beef make it hard to recommend unconditionally. Want Fries with That?... More

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