Happy National Hamburger Day – Enjoying Mine At Back Yard Burgers

Classic Back Yard Burger w/ Seasoned Fries

Today is National Hamburger Day. According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, hamburgers are the most popular food on the grill with steak being a close second place. So it’s no wonder that hamburgers get their own national holiday. I’m not actually sure who came up with the holiday, but many restaurants are celebrating this day through various advertisements and news sources. Particularly, Back Yard Burgers is celebrating this day by offering the first 100 …

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Excellent Eats At Al’s Italian Beef in Chicago

The Italian Beef

I’ll be honest with you, the main reason I chose Al’s Italian Beef is because I saw it on Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America TV show on the Travel Channel a few months back. But that’s not the first time I had an Italian beef sandwich. I had one several times a couple years ago in Chicago when I went with my brother & sister-in-law. Unfortunately, I don’t remember the name of that …

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Lay’s 2013 Flavor Finalist Chips

The Chips

[ UPDATE 03/06/2013 ] I finally found the Sriracha at my local Kroger grocery store. Discussing with my local coworkers, Publix has been a hit or miss on the flavors (sometimes they only carry some). The Kroger in Franklin off of Mallory Lane has all three (with a special going on for Lay’s Chips, two for $5). Essentially saving you $1.79 off the retail price.

Sriracha ($4.29 a bag): Hands down, Sriracha (in my …

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David Burke’s ‘Not-So’ Primehouse + Thoughts On Dry Aged Beef

55 Day Himalayan Salt Dry Aged Bone-In Ribeye

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to go up to Chicago for a weekend getaway. Due to time constraints, I didn’t get to eat at all the places I would have liked. I did make it a goal however to eat at one of the so-called “better” steakhouses that Chicago had to offer. Unfortunately, my wife was adamant of not going to a steakhouse but luckily, Aaron, Haley’s friend’s boyfriend was willing to …

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