Articles tagged ‘Europe’

Dish {fine burger bistro} (Prague, Czech Republic)

October 1st, 2014 by Erik Chudy

Prague_a (78)My European burger adventures were often like skating on thin ice; I knew my wife liked burgers almost as much as me, but with so much other good food around it was sometimes difficult to work a burger meal into our city visits. Any time we had a less-than-mediocre burger I knew the tides were slowly turning towards fewer burgers, but when my birthday happened in Prague she opted to find a burger dinner for me despite our previous failure a few days prior. She found Dish {fine burger bistro} in her search and that’s just where we ended up. I hadn’t seen much about it during my research, so I really didn’t know what to expect coming into it, but I’m so glad we went. continue reading »

Restaurace Jáma (Prague, Czech Republic)

September 17th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

Prague (176)After having a fairly successful couple of burgers in Munich, we thought we would test our luck again in Prague. I had read about a few decent burgers in the city, and our host confirmed that sentiment when we arrived with a list of a few burger restaurants to try. Plus, Prague is quite the beer city so they must have good burgers to accompany their drinks. The first one on his list was a place called Restaurace Jáma, which showed up on a few of my searches as well so we gave it a shot. continue reading »

Hans im Glück Burgergrill (Munich, Germany)

September 1st, 2014 by Erik Chudy

Munich (206)While eating a fantastic burger in Munich, the nice guy at our table told us about another very worthy burger in town at a place called Hans im Glück Burgergrill. He had already confirmed that the great burger we were eating was truly one of the best in town, so we took his advice and risked missing out on some great German food to see if we could find a second great burger in Munich. After all, a culture so focused on their meats and beers should surely be able to handle burgers across the board, right? continue reading »

Burger House (Munich, Germany)

August 13th, 2014 by Erik Chudy

Munich_a (78)So after last week’s disaster, let’s get back to business with another burger review. I’m still only halfway through my European trip and sampling of what else is out there in the world. After making it through over three weeks in Spain with only one slider worthy of a visit, and a solid month in Italy with no good burgers to speak of, we headed into Germany where surely a good burger could be found. I again resorted to some basic online searching to see what burger joints got the most attention to see if there was anything worth our time. The consensus seemed to be that Burger House was of the top joints in Munich, so that’s where we headed one afternoon instead of our go-to biergarten. Hopefully they would present me with the first really solid burger I could report on?

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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 »