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Sliders? Where to get these little fellas?

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tenpercenter27 Sep 28, 2007 02:25 PM

I'm looking to find a place that has really great sliders or mini-burgers on the UWS or midtown east/west. I am specifically looking for good quality, maybe kobe. I read that Bouchon has them occassionally.

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  1. jakew8 RE: tenpercenter27 Sep 28, 2007 02:44 PM

    PJ Clarke's makes delicious sliders. No qualms with the quality; Kobe is unnecessary since cooking Kobe beef to burger temps pretty much ruins it, in my opinion (that's a different thread, though, huh). Talking about the 55th and 3rd Ave location--can't speak for the Columbus Circle location since I haven't been there.

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      tenpercenter27 RE: tenpercenter27 Sep 28, 2007 03:01 PM

      has anyone had any experience with the Bouchon sliders? Do they serve them on specific days, or is it just a case of right day, right time?

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        steakrules85 RE: tenpercenter27 Sep 28, 2007 08:46 PM

        You can also get them at David Burke's place in Bloomindale's or Shopsin's.

        1. guttergourmet RE: tenpercenter27 Sep 29, 2007 05:27 AM

          Isn't "kobe slider" an oxymoron? For traditional sliders of superior quality (i.e. White Castle style but made with love), I'd go for Shopsin's on Essex or Sassy's next to the original Papaya King near 86th and 2nd.

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            bluedog67 RE: guttergourmet Sep 29, 2007 09:57 PM

            september cover of bon app featured little owl sliders on the cover. stanton social has a variety, including kobe on their menu. i am a lurker planning a couple nyc trips, so haven't been to either. so no personal opinion here, but i did trip over these recently.

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              kathryn RE: bluedog67 Oct 1, 2007 10:43 AM

              The little owl sliders are very good but of the meatball variety, topped with high quality cheese, on really good, cheesy buns. They are also messy! They come 3 to a plate, but the kitchen very graciously split ours into 4 so we could better share.

          2. kcijones001 RE: tenpercenter27 Oct 1, 2007 10:10 AM

            i know you want "high wulaity" but SAssy's on 86th and 3rd are good

            1. LeahBaila RE: tenpercenter27 Oct 1, 2007 06:02 PM

              Believe it or not, Ruth's Chris makes the best damn sliders I've had...and the best in NYC, IMO.

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                tenpercenter27 RE: tenpercenter27 Oct 2, 2007 08:30 AM

                Thanks for all of the replies. Stanton Social does look enticing, but not sure I'll have time to make it downtown. I'll cross my fingers for Bouchon.

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