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A serious burger

Now this is a serious burger!

http://aht.seriouseats.com/archives/..._burger_1.html

Can anywhere in Switzerland even come close?

I did see that the Dolder has a burger with foie gras on their bar menu.

Zürich's Beef Club also has a Wagyu burger.
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Old 26.01.2010, 15:42
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Re: A serious burger

Picked the wrong day to skip lunch.

WANT.
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Old 26.01.2010, 15:47
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Re: A serious burger

food pr0n for sure
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Old 26.01.2010, 15:48
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Re: A serious burger

FOIE GRAS?! on a BURGER?! Sacre bleu! Now that's just sacrilegious.
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Old 26.01.2010, 15:52
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Zürich's Beef Club also has a Wagyu burger.
is this movenpick? is wagyu same as kobe beef?

your thread needs more pics dude

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Old 26.01.2010, 15:53
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FOIE GRAS?! on a BURGER?! Sacre bleu! Now that's just sacrilegious.
Not necessarily. For me it would depend entirely on the quality of the beef and the care that went into the cooking.

There's nothing wrong with a burger per se.

'Low' food can be elevated.
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Old 26.01.2010, 15:56
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is this movenpick? is wagyu same as kobe beef?

your thread needs more pics dude
Nice pic. Where's it from?

Yes . . . the Beef Club is run by Mövenpick.

http://restaurants.moevenpick.com/co...lub/zurich.php

Wagyu is not synonymous with Kobe, but that town is the traditional home of Wagyu beef.
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Old 26.01.2010, 15:58
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Not necessarily. For me it would depend entirely on the quality of the beef and the care that went into the cooking.

There's nothing wrong with a burger per se.

'Low' food can be elevated.
Oh my friend you have misunderstood my post, I was referring to the sacrilegious act of putting my nemesis (foie gras) on something as beautiful as the homely burger. A burger is something you can look forward to coming home to, listens when you need a good ear, and ALWAYS, always satisfies you. Oh why can't a man be like a burger?

I've gone totally off topic havn't I.
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Old 26.01.2010, 16:01
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Oh why can't a man be like a burger?

I've gone totally off topic havn't I.
Well although I have been told to have good girth, I am unfortunately still sausage shaped.

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Old 26.01.2010, 16:03
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Too bad about the wimpy fries that accompany. One needs some good chips/steak fries with that hunk of meat.

Homemade burgers (with some spices) on the bbq are always the best.
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Old 26.01.2010, 16:03
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Now this is a serious burger!
26 bucks for a burger!?!? Outrageous!!

You could get a plate of mediocre spaghetti carbonara
here in Zuri, for that sort of dosh...
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Old 26.01.2010, 16:08
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Re: A serious burger

I think it was back in 2006 that the gourmet burger was trendy in North America. Everyone trying to outdo the other, especially with foie gras.

I think the most expensive one was around 50 bucks in Vancouver at the city's top restaruant. The ones around 25 bucks were acceptable value. It all comes down to quality of beef and the spice. After that, it's just Dolce&Gabbana.
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Old 26.01.2010, 16:34
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Re: A serious burger

a note on the Movenpick beef club. We went there a few years ago. my husband had the burger, they brought it out on a fancy trolly and 'built' the burger in front of us at the table, i.e added the salad, relish etc... all a bit OTT and not needed and the burger really just tasted like a normal decent burger you would get anywhere else outside of Switzerland but for the pleasure of having it assembled in front of us in the beef club it cost us over 50CHF

not worth it
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Old 26.01.2010, 16:37
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Re: A serious burger

The burgers at The Letten are very good. Good buns. Would be better if they were bigger.
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Re: A serious burger

The quality of that burger bread looks dreadful. It won't sell in Switzerland.

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Old 26.01.2010, 16:46
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26 bucks for a burger!?!? Outrageous!!

You could get a plate of mediocre spaghetti carbonara
here in Zuri, for that sort of dosh...
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Or in fact just pay CHF26 (or thereabouts) for a very mediocre burger and chips here.
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Old 26.01.2010, 16:50
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Re: A serious burger

It is funny. After living here for a few years and seeing crappy burgers for CHF26 on pub menus, a fancy burger for 26 bucks seems a bargain, especially for the quality you'll get.
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Re: A serious burger

I don't think that burger looks appealing... check this out

http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2007/...ood/index.html

i agree that this one is a bit too expensive and over the top, but is there anyone better than Daniel Boulud for burgers?
and most importantly do u know where i can get a decent burger in Geneva????

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Old 13.06.2010, 10:55
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Re: A serious burger

Im thinking more along the lines of this bad boy

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Re: A serious burger

hahha, seems too tiny for my burger craving
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