The very latest from the desk of the Vegas Burger Blog…

The 2014 VBB Burger Tournament is Coming!

July 21st, 2014 by Erik Chudy

Yes folks, you heard it right! I’ve been a bit busy so unfortunately this contest didn’t occur during the month of May for Burger Month, but it’s never too late for Las Vegas to vote for its favorite burger! This year I have selected 64 restaurants in the city to vie for the title of Best Burger in Las Vegas, and I couldn’t be more excited to see how this goes. Last year’s contest managed to bring in over 34,000 visitors to the site and 13,678 total votes, let’s see if we can exceed that this year! Tell all your friends, and be sure to visit your favorite restaurants from the list to cheer them on and let them know what’s happening. Round 1 of the contest starts July 28 at 10AM pacific time, so be ready to vote! Continue Reading »

Café de La Pedrera (Barcelona, Spain)

July 7th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

Barcelona_a (631)So I’m well aware that in my last post I told you not to bother getting a burger while in Spain, but I have just one more to report on. As many of you know, Barcelona has quite a few buildings designed by famous architect Antoni Gaudí, 9 to be exact. On top of being a burger freak, I’m also a lover of great buildings so I spent much of my time in Barcelona visiting all of Gaudí’s buildings along with many other great ones. On our last evening in the city we visited Gaudí’s Casa Milà and dined in the Café de La Pedrera inside the building. I wasn’t expecting to eat another burger in this city, but when I saw a slider listed on the menu “inspired by Chef Joël Robuchon” I had to partake. Could I possibly eat a fantastic burger while sitting in one of my favorite architects’ buildings? Continue Reading »

Hamburguesería Kiosko (Barcelona, Spain)

June 24th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

Barcelona (27)Well hello strangers, sorry it’s been so long! I just got back from a three month tour across much of Europe, and I have quite a few burgers to report on! Initially I wasn’t quite sure of how many burgers we would actually be able to eat while surrounded by so much other great food, but after a while we got a craving for a good old burger and my old ways took over. The first European burger comes to you from a restaurant called Hamburguesería Kiosko located in Barcelona. After a bit of research one afternoon, I quickly determined that Kiosko was one of the favorites around town so we decided to make that our sample of what Barcelona had to offer for the burger scene. We had already seen burgers on the menus of several tapas restaurants throughout Madrid and Sevilla, so we were well aware that Spain was slowly embracing the burger scene, but the couple I tried weren’t even worth mentioning. Could Barcelona handle them better? Continue Reading »

Rick’s Press Room (Meridian, ID)

May 25th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

IMG_9606Continuing my series of traveling reviews, today’s comes from Idaho again by way of Rick’s Press Room. Rick’s is a restaurant once featured on Diner’s for whatever that’s worth, although that isn’t the reason I went. It’s located outside of the downtown Boise area in Meridian; it’s a bit out of the way so they have to offer something good for Guy to venture there, right? Continue Reading »

10 Barrel Brewing Company (Boise, ID)

May 4th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

IMG_9583Hi there! Sorry for the lack of posts, I’ve been doing quite a bit of traveling lately. This is the start of my reviews from the road; in case you didn’t read my last post I determined that I had sampled a majority of what Vegas had to offer so I’m touring around the US and also many parts of Europe to see what other cities can do to the beloved burger. There have been a few openings in Vegas I need to review soon, but for now you’re going to get an idea of what else is out there. Continue Reading »

A Reason to Read Another Bachi Review

April 16th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

There have been only a small handful of restaurants that I actually granted a revisit for one reason or another, despite many requests following some negative reviews over the years. In some cases, like Honey Salt, my first visit was only weeks into their opening so I felt it was necessary after so many accolades for me to come back and see how they tweaked things to run more smoothly. Another well-deserved restaurant was Bachi Burger; my initial review was one of the first on this blog so I felt a better-documented revisit was in order after a while. Of all the places I’ve gone to for repeat meals, none have impressed me as much as Bachi so I feel it’s time for one more review. You’re probably asking yourself why you need to read yet another review about them, but I have my reasons. Continue Reading »

MTO Café

April 9th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

looks goodIn my last review, I declared the burger at Pizza Rock the best in the downtown area, although I had not yet eaten all of them in the vicinity. I’ve eaten almost all of the notable burgers along Fremont St and the surrounding areas, but haven’t yet made my way over to MTO Café until now. MTO is a newer restaurant serving an area of downtown that doesn’t have much of a selection. I’ve heard a lot of buzz about this place both online and through some fans, so was this an unfair, premature statement? Continue Reading »