Sandwiches

Shaw's Crab House - Chicago Illinois

Shaw's Crab House - Chicago Illinois

For the freshest catch of the day Shaw’s Crab House is hard to beat thanks to its premium fillets, succulent crabs, and prime cut steaks. Created to be a fresh look at the finer sides of life, Shaw’s Crab House pairs the vibe of glamorous 1930′s Chicago with modern day palettes. They have quickly garnered…

Burgers

Billy Goat Tavern - Chicago Illinois

Billy Goat Tavern - Chicago Illinois

Established in 1934, the Billy Goat Tavern has been a long standing Chicago institution built on the principles of simple food done right. After being immortalized in the classic SNL skit for their sparse menu, they’ve garnered a huge fan base who can’t get enough of their juicy patties and irresistible chips. In 1945 the…

Burgers

David Burke's Primehouse - Chicago Illinois

David Burke's Primehouse - Chicago Illinois

Touted as a modern take on the American steakhouse, David Burke’s Primehouse is all about serving up classic cuts with mouth-watering twists. David Burke, innovative chef and the first to own his own bull, has turned his attention to the finer side of meat by utilizing a special Himalayan salt-tiled aging room to create tender…

Burgers

The Whole Ox - Honolulu Hawaii

The Whole Ox Deli & Butcher - Honolulu Hawaii

The Whole Ox Deli is the only deli in Hawaii featuring local meats procured from farms and ranches across the state. Whole Ox Deli serves delicious comfort food with magnificent flavors and prime cuts of meat. The Whole Ox’s 28-day dry aged burger was the perfect example of just how good their prime cuts are…

Burgers, Food Trucks

Fukuburger Truck - Las Vegas Nevada

Fuku Burger Food Truck - Las Vegas Nevada

Since June 2010, Fukuburger has been serving Asian inspired burgers on the streets of Las Vegas to the late night crowd into the wee hours of the night. Fukuburger (Fuku) is one of the most popular food trucks in Las Vegas drawing crowds of people and it’s no surprise as to why. The menu is…

Burgers

The Spotted Pig - New York, NY

The Spotted Pig - West Village New York

Once an apartment now converted to a restaurant, The Spotted Pig in West Village is said to be New York’s first gastropub. The Spotted Pig is hip, super-popular and has a fun and unique atmosphere with one of the best burgers in New York. The gastropub has earned a prestigious Michelin rating and is a…

News

Top 10 Burger Spots in Orange County California

Top 10 Burger Spots in Orange County California Rated by the premier food critic, Steve Carlson of FoodSmackdown.com For interviews, for permission to use content… or for additional questions, contact steve@foodsmackdown.com When the battle over where to eat lunch heats up, consult the food blog and expert Steve Carlson, who has Southern California buzzing. FoodSmackdown.com…

Burgers

The Lazy Dog Cafe - Westminster California

The Lazy Dog Cafe Westminster California The Lazy Dog Burger

We had heard great things about the burger at Lazy Dog Café so we thought we’d give it a try. And we’re glad we did! Lazy Dog Café restaurant has nine Southern California locations – three of which are in Orange County (Westminster, Irvine and Orange). The Lazy Dog Café we visited is in the…

Burgers

Haven Gastropub - Orange California

Haven Gastropub Haven Burger Orange California

We heard a lot of hype about the signature burger at a place called Haven Gastropub in Orange. With plenty of reviews, fans and press to back up the hype we wanted to check this place out. Although Haven Gastropub had mixed reviews one thing that seemed to be pretty consistent was the love for…

Burgers

The Veggie Grill - Burger - Irvine California

The Veggie Grill VG-Cheeseburger

When we heard about the vegan burgers at a place called The Veggie Grill we were quite skeptical as our general experience with vegan burgers (and vegetarian burgers) was typically disappointment in taste and texture (falling short of a real burger). So why would we try The Veggie Grill and potentially sacrifice taste on yet…