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Harry’s Bar & Grill

June 5th, 2012 by Richard Chudy

Pubs and burgers naturally go hand in hand and for good reason. The problem is, most pub burgers, at least for me, are not very good. A cold beer and a warm fatty burger is a delight when executed properly, but the majority of pubs are more focused on the booze and less on the food. Harrys Bar¬†in Brighton is an elevated version of a better bar serving food, at least in my neck of the woods. I’ve been to Harry’s on three separate ocassions, with pretty mixed results each time. At its peak, Harry’s serves an excellent burger, demographic notwithstanding, it has everything you’d look for in a classic burger. The lesser version is acceptable; sort of greasy, a little beefy but unspectacular. When it’s not great it’s an over-cooked, bland burger that supports the argument for the anti-Pub burger movement. (*movement pending) Of course that all speaks to the inconsistency of it all, not specifically Harry’s but burgers, and restaurants around town, are generally inconsistent. What separates the men from the boys is the ability to bring it every night, which is easier said than done, folks. continue reading »