Friday, January 27, 2012
Five Guys Burgers & Fries – 1715 Post Oak Boulevard,
Houston, Texas, USA
Cheeseburger with Bacon
Would we recommend:
Established by a couple of guys (I can only assume it may have been….five?) in the Washington DC area in the 80s, Five Guys quickly grew in popularity, resulting in their eventual franchising in the early ‘thousands. In a mere 10 years, they’ve managed to franchise more than 900 locations. So you know homeboys have to be doing something right. As if they weren’t already popular enough, President Obama famously stopped in and bought his staff a round of burgers while the TV cameras were rolling, no doubt the presidential seal of approval has helped. Regular burgers at Five Guys are always doubles, so you need to make sure you order the “little” versions if you’re not feeling famished. I had the Bacon Cheeseburger with lettuce, pickles and mustard. Five Guys also don’t charge for additional toppings, so next time I may add the grilled onions
Thursday, September 29, 2011
We know what you’re thinking… “Hold on… They’re some awfully feminine hands, lips and hair in that photo. Is your new contributor a girl?”. OMG our newest addition is a chick! Seriously though, it takes a little bit more than luck to find yourself writing amidst the pages of tBA. Bribery and “mad-skillz” are a part of it, however it’s what you live and breathe that really counts. We had the chance to electronically encounter BM around 6 months ago whilst checking our mail. Since then we’ve found out that she’ll answer only to “Ma’am” and is nothing but trouble. After several eating/drinking sessions together she’s proven to us that not only can she talk the talk, but she can walk into a nightclub/stripclub without appearing too messed up, even after 10 beers.
So, when she’s not eating burgers, she’ll be eating chicken fried steak, fried chicken or BBQ. That’s where her own blog (under the same guise) all began. “It started thanks to a huge collection of food photographs, mainly from Austin, Texas, that I felt needed to be shared with the world. I spent at least two months out of every year in the States, mainly in the South, on a whimsical culinary journey. Essentially, I’m an honorary Texan. Australian by birth, Southern by the grace of capacity to eat.” To step even harder on a hippies head she adds, “sometimes I even forget what vegetables look like, especially when they’re not coated in breadcrumbs and deep-fried.”
Why Don’t you Marry her then?
Well, to avoid the awkwardness of a proposal, we thought we might as well ask the kind lady to write about her very own Adventures. Fresh off the Learjet she’s back home in Melbourne ready to unleash a feast of mouthwatering burger fueled stories from all around America (Fuck yeah!). Keep your eye out for her burgasmic posts in the coming weeks. In the meantime you can check out her kick-ass blog BurgerMary and feel free to yell at her on Twitter here.
B•D•G•Z (+ bm)