Category Burgers

Biscuit Love – Nashville, TN

On a Saturday trip to Nashville, we spent the morning at the flea market (one of the best in the South and worth the trip, IMO) and were looking for lunch.  I had one particular place in mind and found a parking place right across the street.  Only to find a line of 45-50 people […]

Linda-Mar Drive In – Tulsa, OK

We weren’t leaving Louisiana in the broad daylight, but we were heading home from Winfield and looking for lunch (in all the wrong places?) when we got to Tulsa.  (Note: That’s TWO thinly-veiled 80s country song references in one sentence!)  This placed us at Linda-Mar Drive In (actually across the street in the grocery store […]

Zesto’s of West Columbia – West Columbia, SC

After our visit to Bernie’s and the comments I received, I knew that the next time I was in Columbia, I’d have to try Zesto of West Columbia.  With a business meeting in Columbia in the morning, we stopped at Zesto on the way back to Atlanta.  Originally part of a national chain, dating back […]

George’s Bar & Grill (World Famous Burgers and Insults) – Cathedral City, CA

An unusual blog post in that we ended up not eating here: I found George’s Bar & Grill (World Famous Burgers & Insults) on the Hamburger America app, as we rolled into Palm Springs.  It was 4:45 and the app said they closed at 5:30, so we drove eastward.  I should have taken it as […]

Irv’s Burgers – Los Angeles, CA

Irv’s Burgers is part of the reason that this blog exists, in a weird, convoluted way.  This all started with a visit to Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage in Cambridge, where I first heard about Hamburger America.  That was a little over nine years ago.   Like at Mr. Bartley’s, there was a placard on the counter, […]

Illegal Food – Atlanta, GA

We had a meal (or three or four) at Illegal Food back in 2014 and 2015 when they were a popup kitchen at Joystick, but we had not been to their actual location.  Today, when we were in town on a Saturday without plans, I decided it would be “big” burgers for lunch. Off to […]

Ssam Burger – Atlanta, GA

Several months back, there was an article on Eater.com about interesting burgers in Atlanta.  Ssam Burger, on Defoors Ferry popped up.   I had not heard about it, but with our love of the Korean / taco fusion at Hankook, why wouldn’t we like a Korean / burger place? Located in a strip center, next […]

1910 Public House – Lilburn, GA

Looking for a place for lunch with a friend for his birthday, he mentioned that there was a new “best burger” (from early February, 2017, voting from Access Atlanta) in town that he had read about – at 1910 Public House in Lilburn.  Our decision was made for us.  Traveling into old town Lilburn, the […]

Bread & Butterfly – Atlanta, GA

I had been intending on trying Bread & Butterfly for quite a while – ever since they popped onto my radar with Atlanta magazine’s best restaurants of 2016 early last year, in fact.  A European-style bistro and cafe, it is from chef Billy Allin (of Cakes & Ale), and located in the fairly new Inman […]

South 21 – Charlotte, NC

Going back to the original Hamburger America list, as we were driving through Charlotte this evening we swung into South 21 for a quick dinner.  “Swung in” is a bit of an understatement as it involved an exit, a u-turn and a return onto a divided six-lane highway, but you get the idea.   They’ve […]