Burgers | Burgers and Bourbon with BJ Coleman



Classic Smashburger

I haven’t heard of this midwest burger chain, but SMASHBURGER, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order burgers, opens its first Manhattan restaurant TODAY, Thursday, April 10, and will begin serving guests at 10:00 AM.  The new restaurant is conveniently located in Midtown next to the Empire State Building at 10 W. [...]

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Brunch & THE BURGER @ RUE 57!


I had family in town over the weekend, and suggested a Sunday brunch at one of my favorite midtown spots RUE 57!  Located at 60 West 57th Street on the corner of 6th AvenueThe french brasserie is one of the best brunch places in the entire city!  A convenient location, a luxe atmosphere and an [...]

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DEALS & STEALS: Bungalow Burger’s HAPPY HOUR Treats

Bungalow Burger

BUNGALOW BURGER is a new lounge and restaurant in New York’s chic and popular Harlem district… Located at West 127th and Frederick Douglass Boulevard ( 8th ave), apparently, there’s a sign that “you can’t miss.” Anyway, from 4-7pm on Monday through Friday, the lounge is offering HAPPY HOUR Specials that include $2 sliders of angus beef, [...]

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The Weekend Burger – CLARKE’S STANDARD

The Cheeseburger close up!

I stumbled upon PJ Clarke’s CLARKE’S STANDARD during a recent night out in midtown, and may have found a new burger to add to my top 5 list! With locations in Midtown East, the Financial District, and Union Square, I actually visited their Columbus Circle location at at 977 8th Avenue, between 57th and 58th Streets, and [...]

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The Daily Dish – SCHNIPPERS Classic Burger

Schnippers Classic

For the first time the other day, I visited SCHNIPPERS – the New York City “quality kitchen” that serves up old-fashioned American fare that is simple, fresh, and organic! With locations in Times Square and directly across from my office on 23rd Street & Madison Avenue, Schnippers is a convenient stop for locals and tourists [...]

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A Burger & A Side of WEED @ WENDY’S!?!?

A Wendy's Burger with a half-smoked blunt inside!

Aside from WENDY’S popular new pretzel burger, the company is apparently serving up marijuana goodies too. TMZ reports that a Georgia woman by the name of Amy Seiber, who worked for Wendy’s, misplaced her joint in a burger last month. Seiber was arrested by the Lovejoy Police Department for possession of marijuana, after the angered [...]

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The Houston

JOHNNY ROCKETS is known for their signature 1950′s style bar tops, music, burgers, and shakes, but last week during a visit at their downtown Los Angeles location on Figueroa Street, I ordered the updated Houston Burger and it was simply out of sight! My taste buds exploded with this spicy burger made on their signature [...]

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A week ago, while running errands in midtown Manhattan, I stopped into the ST. REGIS for what I thought would be a quick afternoon martini, but instead turned into a full-on lunch.  Only minutes after taking in the lobby lounge’s new interior design and grabbing a comfy seat in the King Cole Bar, I was [...]

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Star Gazing & Rubbing Elbows with MEDIA ELITE for Wednesday LUNCH @ MICHAEL’S, NYC

Inside the burger!

On any given day at Manhattan’s legendary media-heavy restaurant MICHAEL’S, one can spot someone famous from television, magazines, or newspapers including Kathie Lee, Hoda, Anna Wintour, or Emil Wilbekin!  But go on a Wednesday, and it’s like being at the Emmys!  I went in on Wednesday, September 18th, and there was talk show queen Wendy [...]

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Have some corn with your next burger!

  Sometimes, your side orders really make or break your whole burger-eating experience. Of course, traditionally, burgers tend to come with French Fries, onion rings or even a plate of ribs if you’re hungry but, as many of you will have already discovered, there are also a whole host of other options which can provide [...]

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