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Washington, DC: Crushed Spirits and Crushed Burgers at Good Stuff Eatery

A Hamburger Today J. Kenji López-Alt 44 comments

It might have been that I stopped in D.C. during the bottom half of a long day of driving and eating. It could have been that I'd already been to a half dozen family-owned, personality-packed, awesomely tasty pizza and sandwich shops in Trenton, Philadelphia, and Baltimore earlier in the day and the bar was set high. It could also have ben that I expected more from a burger concept run by former Top Chef contestant Spike Mendelsohn, a guy who seems to be seriously into this kind of food. Whatever the reason, Washington, D.C.'s Good Stuff Eatery was at once promising, tasty, and soul-crushingly, maddeningly, frustratingly terrible. More

Grilled: Spike Mendelsohn, Chef at Good Stuff Eatery in D.C.

Caroline Russock 8 comments

In preparation for this week's burger-centric Cook the Book featuring The Good Stuff Cookbook we sat down with Spike Mendelsohn to talk burgers, fries, and why this former Top Chef contestant decided to forgo fine dining and embrace the burger at Good Stuff Eatery in D.C. More

What Is It with the Obamas and Burgers?!? Michelle Visits Good Stuff Eatery

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 4 comments

After Dijongate, you'd think the White House handlers would keep the Obamas away from burger joints, but @JimmyLaSalvia tweets: "Michelle Obama was having a burger at Good Stuff hair in a ponytail." And he's got a picture: "Michelle obama... More

Spike Mendelsohn Tops the SoBe Burger Bash

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 1 comment

Photograph at Good Stuff Eatery by TreyDanger At last night's Burger Bash at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, Spike Mendelsohn of Washington, D.C.'s Good Stuff Eatery won three awards: People's Choice, Judges Award, and the Best Dressed... More

Ed Levine's Serious Diet, Week 55: A South Beach Burger Bash Meal Plan

Ed Levine's Serious Diet Ed Levine 15 comments

"I had gone on my own South Beach Diet, for one evening at least, and came out smelling like a rose, or at the very least like a cheeseburger. " Me with Ollie Kottke Even with me sharing an entire loaf of onion confit bread with young Ollie Kottke (son of Meg Hourihan and Jason Kottke) Tuesday lunch I was down two pounds for the week, to 228, on Thursday morning, when I boarded a plane to Miami for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. My plane arrived on time at 6:30 p.m., and after looking at and rejecting four hotel rooms, I was finally able to settle in, take a shower, and head to the famed Burger Bash.... More

NHL's Washington Capitals Players Have a Burger Cook-Off

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 1 comment

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Top Chef Spike to Host Inauguration Burger Ball

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 4 comments

Washingtonian: "For $99, you can party with the chef on while you nosh eight handcrafted mini burgers, mini hand-cut French fries, mini milkshakes, and salads. Beer and wine is included, and there will be vegetarian options available." I'd like to... More

Review of Good Stuff Eatery, Profile of Spike Mendelsohn

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee Post a comment

Photograph by Darrow Montgomery, Washington City Paper In this week's Washington City Paper, Tim Carman profiles former Top Chef contestant Spike Mendelsohn, and reviews his DC burger joint, Good Stuff Eatery. While Carman's first impression fell flat—the patty was dry... More

Three Fast Food Burgers in Washington, D.C.

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee Post a comment

Washingtonian's Best Bite Blog rates three Washington, D.C. burger joints: Good Stuff Eatery, BGR Burger Joint, and Ray's Hell-Burger. Best burger goes to Ray's Hell-Burger, although BGR Burger Joint gets props for its fries and onion rings, and Good Stuff... More

45-Minute Wait at 'Top Chef' Spike's New Burger Joint

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 1 comment

Says Jane Black in the Washington Post: "We were starving by the time we got our food, but not so desperate that we failed to notice a few flaws. The burgers were well seasoned, sized and packaged but were cooked... More

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