Food Paradise: Hamburger Paradise 2

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: October 10, 2012 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
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Nook
492 Hamline Ave S
St. Paul, MN 55116
(651) 698-4347
www.crnook.com
  • Juicy Nookie
    top seller; burger stuffed w/ American cheese; it's gooey (looks good)
  • Nookie Supreme
    double cheeseburger
  • Guys Big Bite Burger
    Pepperjack-stuffed burger w/ bacon & topped w/ roast beef & cheddar; looks good; #3 in Triple D's "Top 10 Burgers" (voted by viewers)
  • The Spanish Fly
    chorizo burger (50/50 blend of beef & Spanish-spiced pork) filled w/ queso cheese
  • Nookie Supreme Burger Challenge
    eat two double-decker cheeseburger w/ special sauce + side of fries & win a tee-shirt
  • Paul Molitor Burger
    burger stuffed w/ pepper cheese
4.5 out of 5
740 ratings
open in 1938; sportsbar w/ flatscreen TVs, arcade games, skeetball & a bowling alley; burnt down in December 14, 2010...they re-built 6 mo. later...all firemen eat for free on Dec. 14th
2
Wild Bubba's
13912 FM 812
Elroy, TX 78617
(512) 243-1333
wildbubbaswildgamegrill.c...
  • F1 Burger
    1-lb of patties w/ BBQ sauce, pickles & onions; you can choose beef or any other type of meat available; named after Formula 1 racetrack down the road
  • Texas Antelope Burger
    1/3-lb antelope meat (95% lean)
4.5 out of 5
56 ratings
opened in 2007; unique colorful rustic restaurant featuring wild game burgers such as buffalo, elk, yak, axis venison, wild boar, kangaroo & Texas Antelope
3
Kuma's Corner
2900 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 604-8769
www.kumascorner.com...
  • Plague Bringer Burger
    1-lb patty w/ roasted garlic mayo, extra raw garlic, homemade hot sauce, pepper jack cheese, jalapeno, tortilla chips (for crunch), lettuce, tomato & onion all on a pretzel roll; looks good
  • Black Sabbath Burger
    fan favorite; w/ blackening spice, chili, Pepper Jack, red onion; served on pretzel bun; "that's up there in the top 5 burgers on Triple-D"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Lair of the Minotaur Burger
    w/ caramelized onions, pancetta, brie, bourbon-soaked pears served on pretzel roll
  • Mastodon Burger
    10-oz burger w/ bacon, barbecue sauce, sharp cheddar & frizzled onions; looks good
  • Build-Your-Own Mac and Cheese
    choice of Andouille sausage, bacon, broccoli, caramelized onions, chicken, corn, garlic, green onion, jalapeno, peas, roasted red pepper and/or sundried tomatoes; looks good
  • Kuma Burger
    signature & top seller; w/ bacon, sharp cheddar, fried egg, lettuce, tomato & onion
4.0 out of 5
4766 ratings
opened in 2005; dive-bar where burgers named after heavy metal bands
4
My Brother's Bar
2376 15th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 455-9991
www.mybrothersbar.com...
  • Johnny Burger
    named after a bartender who worked there & invented this burger; burger w/ Swiss, American, cream cheeses & grilled onions
  • Jalapeno Cream Cheese Burger
    signature Denver-style burger topped w/ chopped jalepenos-infused cream cheese
4.0 out of 5
606 ratings
#94 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 1873 (before CO became a state); so popular w/ locals, there's no sign in front of building; quirky atmosphere includes selling Girl Scout cookies year-round & free balloons for kids
5
Shooting Star Saloon
7350 E 200 S
Huntsville, UT 84317
(801) 745-2002
  • Star Burger
    2 patties w/ cheese, knackwurst & grilled onions in sandwich
4.0 out of 5
72 ratings
since 1879; quirky dive bar w/ dollar bills on ceiling; only serves burgers
6
Apple Pan
10801 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 475-3585
  • Apple Pie
    grandmother's recipe
  • Hickory Burger
    served w/ homemade sauce (hickory marinara), mayo, pickles, lettuce & cheese (extra)
  • Steakburger
    served w/ homemade sweet relish, mayo, pickles, lettuce & cheese (extra)
3.5 out of 5
2508 ratings
since 1947; U-shaped counter w/ 26 stools surrounding cooking station; same throwback decor from 1940's; down the street from Fox Studios...frequent celebrity sightings including John Lithgow, Julia Roberts, Warren Beatty, Sigourney Weaver, Jonas Brothers & Leonardo DiCaprio
7
Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger
304 S Ashley St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 663-4590
www.blimpyburger.com...
  • Burger
    small patties; order double to quintuple; looks good
  • Onion Rings
    takes 3 days to make; "up there in onion rings"
  • Blimpy Burger
    30 toppings available
3.5 out of 5
153 ratings
opened in 1953; near Univ of Michigan (college hangout); Davee Askew (cook) w/ smart-mouth, hurried-attitude (out of fun); meat freshly ground everyday; multitude of toppings; record is 40 burgers in one sitting; moved from original location at airing (551 S Division St)
8
Heart Attack Grill
450 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
www.heartattackgrill.com...
  • Quadruple Bypass Burger
    4 stacked-high cheeseburger (cooked in lard) w/ optional 20 slices of bacon (cooked in lard) on buns (buttered in lard); in Guinness World Records as the most caloric burger in the world (9,982 calories)
3.0 out of 5
748 ratings
opened in 2005; waitresses dressed in scantily-dressed nurse uniforms; all patrons wear hospital gowns & wrist tags; if you weigh more than 350-lbs, you eat for free
 Food Paradise: Hamburger Paradise 2  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: October 10, 2012