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Edgewood, NM: East Mountain Grill's Green Chile, Bacon, and Steak-Topped Burger

Just another sad town on the dusty remnants of Route 66, there isn't too much to Edgewood. In fact, were it not for its exit sign coinciding with my snowbound, slow-crawling I-40 hunger pangs, I'd never have visited at all. But passing this town means missing out on a fine burger of great value at an all-too-rare neighborhood grill. East Mountain Grill is a locally owned-and-operated small town café, serving unpretentious food to locals who have taken the business to their hearts. Without much else by way of character, this seems to be the focal point of the Edgewood community. And without question it must be the local burger capital, too. More

Photo of the Day: Awesome!

Awesome, awesome billboard, blogged to AHT from the Flickr photostream of brianarn Some quick googleresearch reveals that Blake's Lotaburger started in 1952 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and now has 75 locations in the Land of Enchantment. AHT thinks the... More

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