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Random Mon Dec 10 2007

Ode to $2 Burger Mondays

Two-dollar Monday night burgers, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways:

Your convenience and efficiency are the perfect ending to an otherwise plodding and difficult day.
I never tire of your sides -- regular fries, sweets, Tater Tots, even salad, you always know what I want.
Bun-free, you are a low-carb dieter's delight.
For just three shiny quarters, you gussy yourself up with succulent grilled onions or mushrooms, decadent bacon, or luscious cheddar, swiss, provolone or bleu.
Beer never tastes as good without you.
You are the ultimate cheap date.

p.s. I can't wait to see you tonight at Waterhouse. Where can we meet up next week?

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Bobbi / December 10, 2007 11:04 AM

Great post! The Rail on Damen ( has $1.50 burgers and fries on Wednesdays.

Mandy / December 11, 2007 8:57 PM

Thanks for the tip, Bobbi! Maybe one week, I'll do a tour of $1 and $2 burger joints. I'm pretty sure I could find a cheap burger almost every night of the week ... except maybe Friday and Saturday. Anyway, I guess seven nights of burgers is too much red meat anyway ...

brian / December 14, 2007 1:18 PM

$1 burgers at Smallbar on Tuesdays that are really good. Also, Kuma's sells sliders all the time that are TO DIE FOR.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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