A restaurant that sells "hamburgers" finally opened in New York City yesterday, and a man rushed over to sample the exotic cuisine. This is his story.
A Portland-area burger chain has followed in the footsteps of the much less caloric chain Red Mango and added calorie, fat, and fiber information to its receipts, along with suggestions on how you can make your order healthier. (Sample tip: "If you are trying to eat healthier, try 'holding the chipotle mayo' on your sandwich and save 180 calories and 18 grams of fat." Noted! Also, ew, mayo.) So this way, while you're waiting for your Half Pound Colossal Cheeseburger to be prepared at your local Burgerville, you can sit back and think hard about what you're about to do to yourself — or, you know, just [...]
As food safety authorities "try to find out how beefburgers on sale in UK and Irish Republic supermarkets became contaminated with horsemeat," a helpful soul "has launched an online calculator – so burger fans can work out how many horses they could eat in a lifetime." I mean, let's be honest, you're eating a lot worse than horse when you're having a burger, but sure, oh no the ponies, etc.
Exhibiting the same sort of culinary restraint that it shows with its frozen custard flavors, New York's Shake Shack has introduced a $5.50 peanut butter bacon burger that pretty much is what it sounds like, i.e., a burger topped with lots of thick bacon and a healthy schmear of peanut butter. Whether or not this invention was necessary or (more importantly) is breaking any new ground in consolidating fat and salt and general tastebud-aimed decadence into one messy sandwich is up for debate. Although honestly, one would think that Shake Shack would be wise enough to realize that the Internet Bacon Fetishism trend was pretty much driven into [...]