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Bristol, VA: Burgers with a Side of Country Music History at Burger Bar

According to local legend, that restaurant where Hank Williams could have eaten his last meal, had he not declined it, was the Burger Bar. Now, there has been a fair amount of kick-back against the legend. Carr himself has said that he may have misremembered his meal and may not, in fact, have stopped in Bristol. One report that I found online claimed that the Burger Bar did not even exist in 1952, when Hank died (that is not true—it's been in Bristol since 1942). I ceased all research when I heard the conviction of the line cook at the Burger Bar. "Of course it happened," he said. No need to pry too much into a good story. More

Burger King Testing Delivery Service in Maryland and Virginia

If you live within 10 minutes of a participating Burger King, you could get your meal delivered to you for a $2 fee. There are currently 10 restaurants in Maryland and Virginia testing delivery, with six more in Virginia joining on January 23. You can order delivery on the phone or online at bkdelivers.com with an $8 to $10 minimum depending on the location. Excluded from delivery are fountain drinks, ICEE beverages, shakes, coffee, and breakfast items. [via NRN] More

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OTHER BLOGGERS, OTHER BURGERS Texas Burger Guy visits Wallbanger's in Corpus Christi, a Fuddrucker-esque build-your-own burger joint. Gives it a 6 out of 10 overall. 4100 South Staples Street, Corpus Christi TX 78411; 361-855-8007 The Chicago Burger Project, which is... More

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