Posts Tagged ‘corner bistro’

Throughout my travels, I’ve come to notice that very few restaurants are serving up ground-chuck-only burgers. Sirloin has made an appearance in my two favorites so far (Corner Bistro and 8oz), as well as the best burger I’ve had in Philly (the soon to be reviewed Angus burger at the Royal Tavern). And I’ve started to see some short rib and brisket around town as well. But if you’re looking for something new and deliciously exciting – or if you just want a quick lesson on meat variety – then check out the inaugural post at The Burger Lab, a new feature from burger-blog-extraordinaire A Hamburger Today.

While you’re reading, I’ll be at SuperFresh looking for oxtail.

Ever felt ashamed that you can’t tell the difference between a slider and a mini? Don’t understand why some burgers are smashed while others are steamed? Well do yourself a favor and check out A Hamburger Today’s Guide to Hamburger and Cheeseburger Styles. My new love Corner Bistro gets a mention, and Philly’s own Good Dog Bar (man, I really have to get back there soon) gets some photographic appreciation in the “cheese-stuffed” category.

[A Hamburger Today via Unbreaded]
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Corner Bistro, West Village – 331 W 4th St, New York NY 10014 (Find it!)

The second leg of the tour was a little better suited to my pursuit of cheeseburger perfection. Recommended by a good friend and faithful reader, Corner Bistro in Manhattan has been around since the 1820s and has become well known in the city for its tasty (and relatively cheap at $6.75) burgers. My expectations were high after reading several positive reviews online, though I tried to keep them tempered so as not to have another Bridgeview experience. The end result was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had, and Corner Bistro now sits atop my list of all-time favorite burgers.

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