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favorite burger at 26 beach cafe???

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kevin Sep 18, 2010 04:30 PM

thanks.

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    bulavinaka RE: kevin Sep 18, 2010 04:38 PM

    The California Roll Burger, because it's very good and I don't think something close can be found elsewhere. And as good as it is, it's pretty hard to eat like a burger. Outside of a ciabatta, I don't think there's a bun that could hold all of this together.

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      kevin RE: bulavinaka Sep 18, 2010 04:42 PM

      So it's basically crab, avocado, rice, seaweed, on top of the burger with lettuce, tomato, and cheddar cheeese???

      thanks.

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        bulavinaka RE: kevin Sep 18, 2010 04:54 PM

        Nix the rice, tomato and cheese. The lettuce is more like the spring mix one gets in salads nowadays. The crab-portion is more like a well-prepared crab salad. Garnish with strips of nori, throw in some wasabi sauce on that huge burger patty and their house-baked buns. It's a true novelty, but embarrassingly indulgent.

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          Servorg RE: bulavinaka Sep 18, 2010 05:19 PM

          So it's not the chocolate fudge burger then? ;-D>

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            bulavinaka RE: Servorg Sep 18, 2010 05:36 PM

            I really like it, but not as much as the CA Roll Burger. Your memory is scary good.

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              Servorg RE: bulavinaka Sep 18, 2010 05:52 PM

              I pay more attention to certain posters whose tastes seem pretty well aligned with mine...for better or worse. (g)

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                bulavinaka RE: Servorg Sep 18, 2010 06:01 PM

                Seriously deep complement from my POV. m(_ _)m

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              Burger Boy RE: Servorg Sep 19, 2010 12:09 PM

              Try the Fudge Burger before you knock it! Or I am gonna knock you! LOL J/K

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                Servorg RE: Burger Boy Sep 19, 2010 12:12 PM

                Just kidding, bula. There's no fudging in my burger world. I do need to get back to 26. I may go this week. Where's your office located in the restaurant? I'll drop by... ;-D>

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                  Burger Boy RE: Servorg Sep 19, 2010 12:49 PM

                  Right across from the women's restroom.....................

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        mdpilam RE: kevin Sep 18, 2010 07:16 PM

        Any other recs (not the California Roll; I don't eat seafood)? I plan on going in the near future...

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          nachosaurus RE: mdpilam Sep 18, 2010 09:36 PM

          curry burger
          pb&j burger
          western-type burger

          it's actually best to go with a group -- cut the burgers in 4 and share. i find any one of their burgers too much. but bites of each are yum.

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          Burger Boy RE: kevin Sep 19, 2010 09:50 AM

          They got a new one, The Mile High Burger, there is a photo on their facebook page. Corned beef, swiss cheese, coleslaw, tomato, russian dressing on a burger, OMG it is crazy good, had it last week. Heard the owner and a manager? talking about doing some new sushi burger, could not hear everything they said. I hope it is soon.

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            wilafur RE: Burger Boy Sep 20, 2010 10:07 AM

            ooh this one sounds interesting. will have to try it next time i head to 26 beach!

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              wienermobile RE: Burger Boy Sep 20, 2010 10:41 AM

              Yum

               
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                kevin RE: Burger Boy Sep 20, 2010 12:42 PM

                I'm down with that except for the cheese and Russian dressing. Btw. The corned beef is Vienna beef.

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                  Burger Boy RE: kevin Sep 20, 2010 08:57 PM

                  Go to there facebook page and you can see a picture of the Mile High Burger!

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                Burger Boy RE: kevin Sep 19, 2010 09:53 AM

                The UFO is also great, messy but great! The BBQ Chicken sandwich, Memphis style with coleslaw on top, not a burger but hella good!

                1. hrhboo RE: kevin Sep 19, 2010 04:13 PM

                  My 2 favorites are the King Kobe and the Proscuitto burger.

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                    schrutefarms RE: kevin Sep 20, 2010 12:53 PM

                    No shout outs to the veggie burger? I thought they were known for that. And can someone please explain the fudge burger? I've seen it on the menu, but have no clue as to what it is...

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                      bulavinaka RE: schrutefarms Sep 20, 2010 08:15 PM

                      The fudge burger is pretty basic. Big burger, Valrhona chocolate sauce, vanilla sauce, and brioche bun. Bacon is optional but I'd think why stop shy of the bacon? Poster nachosaurus offered a great strategy for those who might either want to try many burgers or might be gun-shy about ordering one single burger (like this one) for themselves. Check out his post above.

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                        Burger Boy RE: schrutefarms Sep 20, 2010 08:56 PM

                        Veggie burger is great, I think I might be eating more of those after I take my 14 fasting cholesterol test!

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