Haven’t had Harvey’s in ages, but I did recently have A & W it it was pretty good and the one by me even has a small terrazzo out front so I can pretend I’m in Europe
Heading to Harry’s Charbroiled this afternoon. $10.29 for their most basic burger without fries.
Cheese and pickles, no onions or ketchup for me
“Jane says, have you seen my wig around?”
I’ve always been a fan of Harvey’s, they always seem to get overlooked amidst the other burger chains. It is a solid burger and it is hard to beat a burger that is topped exactly as you want it. Sidebar question: Is there a equivalent US burger chain?
Thanks for the review. I pass them often, but I have never gone in. I will have to check it out.
They are supposed to be opening a new location at Gerrard (lower) and Coxwell on the North-East corner.
While my spouse will try any burger anywhere, I don’t prioritize them because I like what I can make at home. I do like the chorizo burgers at Harry’s Charbroiled, though haven’t had them since the restaurant location closed. I’ll also have extreme burgers that I would never make at home, like the ridiculous Vatican from Burger’s Priest. I thought Rudy’s was OK, but not something I would prioritize. The Aloette Burger was good, So was the Richmond Station one. But again, I will like order other things off those menus if it wasn’t for my spouse having a craving (we share everything).
You can’t beat Your Home-made. Your Home-made looks amazing and I am sure it is.
My home-made burgers aren’t that good. I make pretty good keftedes, biftekia, Swedish meatballs, kofta, Frikadeller and Konigsbergerklopse. I leave burgers to the experts or better home cooks than me.
It’s just good ground beef (ideally 80/20 fat) plus your preference of burger seasoning (mine’s salt & pepper). Then you fry it or grill it to your desired temp & add your favorite toppings and bunz.
Not nearly as involved as any of the other things you mentioned
Ya, just whatever ground beef is on sale at Metro, usually lean GB(cause I ain’t boujee) and S&P whilst I’m cooking it, I add nothing to the meat mixture.
I get my ground beef from Fresh from the Farm on Donlands when I make burgers - you can get grass-fed as an option. I agree that keeping very simple with salt and pepper is my favourite way to go.
Would you like help troubleshooting? Could be a fun spin-off thread.
I don’t mind a spin-off thread
Don’t forget to invite the rest of the class.
$6 Home Burger at Square Boy
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$19 at the Fed at Dundas W and Gladstone. The Fed’s rösti are shredded hash browns, not Swiss potato pancakes.
$25 for a brunch burger with frites at Adjey’s Bouffe
I tried an $8.45 before tax, $9.55 after tax Happy Cheeseburger at Happy Burger on Lipincott east of Bathurst. It’s a smash burger, that comes with lettuce, tomato, pickle and special sauce. Nice bun. I wonder if they intentionally price their burger $0.04 less than Rudy. The patty was thinner, less salty and less greasy than Harry’s Charbroiled. I would order it again, but I might get the double cheeseburger so I would have a higher beef: bun ratio.
The Happy Cheeseburger combo with a drink and fries is around $15.95 before tax. Nice people working at the Lipincott location.
The Dog & Tiger brunch burger was $21 today, with an egg on top. It came with mixed greens.
I don’t recommend it. Patty packed too tight, kind of rubbery. Maybe overcooked or cooked at the wrong temperature. There seemed to be a flavour in the patty I didn’t enjoy. I would recommend elsewhere for a brunch burger. The Benny was good. I split the mains with my friend.
Emmer’s burger is $14.50.
Union Social Eatery’s mushroom cheeseburger with fries costs $19.98 plus tax. This is a thick, juicy burger. I thought it was better than the burger at the Duke Pubs. Don’t bother with the $5 upgrade for truffle Parm frites.
Regular frites are included in the $19.98. I essentially paid $5 for a little Parm and truffle oil
Decent for a chain, service was friendly but a little sloppy / green, probably not worth a detour.