An upscale chef tries to break into casual dining with his take on the Juicy Lucy burger, with sad results.
'Juicy Lucy' on Serious Eats
I wish I could report that Richard Blais' Juicy Lucy is, in fact, "the best burger I've ever had" or even just "a marvel of engineering and an incredible burger." But after trying it twice, I still don't know.
Juicy Lucy Butter Burger. Yeah, that's right: a burger made of beef that's been ground up with butter and then stuffed with cheese. This coming Tuesday may be your last chance for a while to get one at Maverick in San Francisco.
A staple feature of the Minneapolis-born Jucy Lucy is the seven-ounce burger's molten core of cheesy ooze. As explained on AHT before, that's not extra-sharp cheddar inside a cooked meat patty but good ol' American cheese. As burger expert...