Jake's Wayback Burger

Wayback Burger

25 Years of Burger Bliss | Last month, I ran a Spartan Sprint. For people wondering why I’m not obese, it’s because I put myself through sucky experiences like obstacle course races on a mountain. The bright side of a race like that is the amount of “treating yo’self” you do after it’s over. In…

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21 Club

The Foie Gras Burger vs. the Surf N’ Turf Burger… Oh what a world we live in | I have mixed feelings about the Burger Bash at the New York Wine & Food Festival. But I had positive feelings when 21 Club asked for help putting their best burger forward at the event. 21 Club invited a group of…

Kelsey's Lakeside Grille Burger

Kelsey’s Lakeside Grille

Weekday Lunch: Your Key to Hacking Crowded Restaurants | With a location right on Lake Charlevoix, Kelsey’s offers up some great views in a casual atmosphere. Like most places in this town, they are crazy busy in the summer time, so I made sure to sneak in during the lunch hours on a weekday to…

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Dutch Fred’s

A Hell’s Kitchen Origin Story and Some Burger Nostalgia | Hell’s Kitchen is a strange name for a neighborhood, and I’ve always been partial to the Davey Crocket theory of its origin. The Dutch Fred theory is pretty similar, but gives the credit to this restaurant’s namesake rather than the famous frontiersman. But I digress,…

Garden Burger

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For most in my social circle, the summer means getting out of New York City as often as possible. I kicked off my summer with a trip up to the quaint little town of Rosendale, New York. Between Rosendale and the neighboring towns, I fond quite a few delicious things to eat, but aside from…