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Old 07-01-2011, 07:14 AM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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The LA Times had it's "First Ever Battle of the Burgers", and published the winning recipes yesterday.

The Blueberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce (the red, white and blueberry burger) is something I'm definitely going to try
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:50 AM
 
Location: Charlotte county, Florida
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I've had some pretty weird toppings on my burgers but I assure you Blueberry will never go on that list...ever.
I'll stick to some good ole catsup, maybe some mayo if the urge stikes me.
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Old 07-02-2011, 07:07 AM
 
Location: In a house
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There is no burger on the planet like Louis Lunch burgers in New Haven, CT. They are not ostentatious, they're not "foodie" food. You can't get exotic toppings for them and in fact, the only toppings available is a slice of tomato, some raw onion, and cheese wiz. The burgers are not served on gourmet artisan breads; they're served on white toast. Optional condiments are not available even in little packets. You cannot have it your way, at Louis Lunch. You can have it their way, or you can go somewhere else.

Louis invented the hamburger sandwich in the year 1900, and they've been open for business ever since. The fact that they've been doing it their way for 111 years, and going strong, is a testament to their superiority. They are the standard by which all others fail to compare.

Edited to add a tidbit of burger history: Louis Lunch is owned by the same family who started it in the year 1900, and uses the same upright gas grills they have owned since 1898 (the burgers are grilled in cages, suspended sideways, not on a flat surface).
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:37 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I've had some pretty weird toppings on my burgers but I assure you Blueberry will never go on that list...ever.
I'll stick to some good ole catsup, maybe some mayo if the urge stikes me.
Mine either, the thought almost makes me sick.

NIta
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:39 AM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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Wellll ... at get-togethers, I currently BBQ (or broil) sliced rounds of (usually Hillshire) sausage, stick a toothpick in them, and then use Raspberry Salsa as a dip.

With the Blueberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce, now I can have 2 dips
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Old 12-07-2011, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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There is no burger on the planet like Louis Lunch burgers in New Haven, CT. They are not ostentatious, they're not "foodie" food. You can't get exotic toppings for them and in fact, the only toppings available is a slice of tomato, some raw onion, and cheese wiz. The burgers are not served on gourmet artisan breads; they're served on white toast. Optional condiments are not available even in little packets. You cannot have it your way, at Louis Lunch. You can have it their way, or you can go somewhere else.

Louis invented the hamburger sandwich in the year 1900, and they've been open for business ever since. The fact that they've been doing it their way for 111 years, and going strong, is a testament to their superiority. They are the standard by which all others fail to compare.

Edited to add a tidbit of burger history: Louis Lunch is owned by the same family who started it in the year 1900, and uses the same upright gas grills they have owned since 1898 (the burgers are grilled in cages, suspended sideways, not on a flat surface).
The inventor of the Ollieburger didn't allow toppings of any kind because the flavored meat was so delicious. And they were thick anough to be cooked to order.
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