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Classic Burgers Outside Minneapolis at Lions Tap

Noah Arenstein 8 comments

Lions Tap serves the classic ideal of a burger (described as a "purist's favorite" on the menu) and is better for it. More

Minnesota Casino Breaks World Record with 1-Ton Cheeseburger

Robyn Lee 18 comments

It's the moment some people have been waiting for: the Guinness record for world's biggest burger in a one-off event has been broken. Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota, served the record-breaking 2,014-pound, 10-foot-diameter bacon cheeseburger on Sunday at their Big Burger Bash event. More

Minneapolis: Surprise Winner in the Battle of Juicy Lucys Between 5-8 Club and Matt's Bar

Daniel Zemans 44 comments

I went to Minneapolis eager to weigh in on the longstanding battle between Matt's Bar and 5-8 Club for Juicy Lucy supremacy. Both places had their strong points, but picking a winner turned out to be surprisingly easy. More

Minneapolis: Camel Burger at Safari Express

Jenny Lee-Adrian 8 comments

Jamal Hashi, the 29-year-old chef/co-owner of Safari Express, introduced the camel burger last year at the East African takeout restaurant Safari Express in the Midtown Global Market. Known as the "king's meat," camel is reserved for weddings and other special occasions in East Africa, said Hashi, who was born in Somalia and came to the United States when he was 11 years old. He decided to offer a camel burger after getting an overwhelming response from Minnesota State Fair goers who were curious enough to try "Camel on a Stick." More

Burger Jones Names Burger After Pilots

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In response to Monday's incident of when two pilots landed on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis to get a burger at Burger Jones, the restaurant will name a burger after the pilots called The Mile High Club burger. Proceeds from the... More

Two Pilots Land on a Frozen Lake for Burgers

Robyn Lee 5 comments

[Photograph: Jennifer Simonson, Star Tribune] Yesterday afternoon, two pilots landed their planes on frozen Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis to grab burgers at Burger Jones. Not knowing it was illegal to land there, they received tickets for parking illegally, reports WCCO.... More

Burger Jones' 'Meat It Or Beat It' Challenge

Robyn Lee 3 comments

[Photograph: Burger Jones] At Burger Jones in Minneapolis, crazy/suicidal eaters can take the Meat It or Beat It challenge: If you finish the Meat Your Maker burger in less than an hour, you win "an exclusive, open-casket-quality T-shirt" and/or $20... More

Minneapolis Burger Flowchart

Robyn Lee 6 comments

If you live around Minneapolis, Heavy Table has this flowchart to help you decided where to get a burger in the city and surrounding area.... More

145-Pound Juicy Lucy-Style Burger

Adam Kuban 2 comments

Photograph from TwinCities.com In an attempt to break into the Guinness World Records, the 5-8 Tavern in Maplewood, Minnesota, has created at 145-pound burger. But get this, it's done up Juicy Lucy–style. That is, it's cheese-stuffed. The patty itself... More

Best Three Seconds: Watching a Jucy Lucy Ooze Cheese

Erin Zimmer 15 comments

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... More

'American Stomach' Digests the Jucy Lucy

Adam Kuban 2 comments

The Associated Press's ASAP visits Matt's Bar in Minneapolis for one of the fabled joint's cheese-stuffed burgers: The Jucy Lucy itself is supremely satisfying -- not the best I've had, but several notches above average. It comes on a... More

Burger Impossible: The Jucy Lucy

Adam Kuban 6 comments

A briefing for Ed Levine as he conducts "business" in Minneapolis... Note: This is why I'm not a videoblogger and why I'm not making movies in Hollywood.... More

Make That to F------ Go!

Adam Kuban 1 comment

From KARE 11 TV in Saint Paul, Minnesota: A manger at the Burger King on Maryland Avenue in St. Paul says [Randy] Bailey pulled into the drive-thru lane and demanded an "F------" cheeseburger and a F------ order of fries." According... More

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