I’ll never complain about the lack of cheese on a burger again. At least not in the case of The Blue Room, a little hideaway of a place in Cambridge. Accompanied by my buddy Christine, this was not a restaurant I had heard all too much about, best case scenario it would be another Fireplace situation. A great burger in an otherwise unsuspecting environment. They really put the cheese in cheeseburger, no question about it. The cheese is a Bouche du Poiton. Don’t worry, I hadn’t heard of it either. It’s basically a goat-meets-brie-meets-blue kind of cheese. And they are not shy about it, a huge hunk, rind and all, sits atop the burger, just about larger than the patty itself. It’s not melted at all, but I’m not even sure that it could or needs to be. It is warm though, and it is delicious, but shouldn’t it be more about the beef and less about covering it up with a very strong (yet flavorful) cheese? continue reading »
Archive for May, 2011
Come join Boston Burger Blog at Redline on May 17th at 7pm. It’s a social gathering of all burger lovers to celebrate National Hamburger Month. We will be having a slider eating contest, prizes, and cocktails. Bring some friends and have some fun!
Those in the know are aware of my Celtics obsession. I basically have two interests; burgers and the Boston Celtics, I have the maturity level of a ten year old… Anyway, one of my fellow burger buddies who lives in Miami have a “friendly” little bet going for the upcoming Celtics-Heat playoff series which starts today. Inspired by Super Bowl bets that occur every year between the mayor’s of each respected city, the winner of the Celtics-Heat series will receive a gift certificate from the winner’s favorite burger place in their city. Let’s go Green!