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The Burger's Priest new location??

Is it open?
Sorry in advance if this has already been discussed.

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    1. Nope. Drove by today, and there is still brown paper over the glass

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      1. It's going to open Monday January 9th.

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        1. re: katdog

          Huzzah!!
          Haven't tried them yet so I'm a little excited...

          1. re: katdog

            They had posted this on their Facebook page yesterday but the post seems to have mysteriously disappeared...

            WON
            http://whatsonmyplate.net

            1. re: Davwud

              Opening today! I'll be there!

              1. re: illy

                We expect a full report on our computer screens by 9am tomorrow morning.

                DT

              2. re: Davwud

                *ponders having a second dinner...*

                1. re: jlunar

                  Pondering telling my cold to take a flying leap so I can have dinner there. Will probably wait for lunch tomorrow instead, when maybe the crazies will have dissipated...

                  1. re: TorontoJo

                    It will probably be a zoo tonight.

                    DT

                    1. re: Davwud

                      I dropped by this afternoon to wish them luck. The space is great (although he upped the anty with his religious beliefs).
                      I will go there - the minute they open at LUNCH.

                      1. re: domesticgodess

                        Drove by at six pm and saw lineup of twenty or so people waiting outside.

                        1. re: domesticgodess

                          I'm a huge fan of BP but the religion stuff on his website is kinda weird. If he's truly "upped the ante" at the new location it will be even weirder.

                2. Went for lunch today. This is my first BP experience and count me in the "let down by the hype" category. The burger was decent enough, but I really didn't care for the texture. Perhaps the grind is too fine, but the burger was very soft, almost mushy, in texture. Flavour was decent, bun was right, but the texture was the big downfall. The chili cheese fries, on the other hand, were really kinda awesome. Those could be a meal on their own. Grainy photo below.

                  Stockyards will continue to be my go to for griddled, smashed burgers. Which is too bad, since BP is so damn close. But, judging from the traffic, they won't miss me. Even at almost 2pm, there was a steady line of traffic in and out. Apparently opening night was jammed -- 600 patties in 3 hours! I wish them continued success.

                   
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                  1. re: TorontoJo

                    So is there seating in the new location??

                    1. re: petek

                      Yep, a bunch of stools at 2 counters -- one in the window and one long, shallower one along the wall. Maybe a dozen total? Very similar to the set up at Stockyards.

                      1. re: TorontoJo

                        Was the letdown big enough for you that you will not go back at all or just that the Stockyards are better and if timing is not an issue you rather go there?

                        1. re: CBlake

                          I won't go back for a burger, as I really didn't like the texture at all. I may go back for the chili cheese fries, though...

                        2. re: TorontoJo

                          I think there were 12-15 stools total in there. Space is nice, pretty much the beaches location, but with a bit more polish (the ceiling tiles were really nice).

                      2. re: TorontoJo

                        I don't think it's how fine the grind is. The burgers there are very loosely packed. (supposedly the way they should be) The resulting burger is very, very tender. Perhaps that's what you don't like about it. Just supposin' though.

                        DT

                        1. re: Davwud

                          I like loosely packed burgers. But I've had loosely packed burgers that have a nice beefy bite to them. These were just mushy to me, not tender. But hey, that's just my personal taste. Obviously there aren't many others that feel the same way. :)

                          1. re: TorontoJo

                            I'm with you ToJo. But I keep trying it from time to time trying to like it.

                            1. re: TorontoJo

                              Yep. That's why there's chocolate and vanilla right??

                              Have you had a Hero burger?? Talk about awful texture. Like a grease soaked sponge.

                              DT

                              1. re: Davwud

                                Speaking of chocolate and vanilla, any word on when the milkshake machines will be put to use? I had a chocolate hazelnut milkshake from Shake Shack last night and was reminded of how well shakes go w/ burgers and fries. Also, will there be blizzards or concretes?

                                1. re: GoodGravy

                                  Shake Shack? I admit I've been on another planet for the last while, but there is a Shake Shack in T.O. now? Please tell! Or did you just happen to be in NYC the night before?
                                  Sigh. What I'd give for a concrete, a portobello burger and some of those curly fries...Jeb's Custard is good, but not the same.

                                  1. re: punchythecat

                                    Still no Shake Shack in Toronto...sadly...

                                    1. re: punchythecat

                                      Sorry, I'm in NYC most of the time so I get my pizza and burger fix here before going to Toronto. But BP's fb page did mention a b&w shake (Riggs & Murtaugh) and the Jarge (vanilla, chocolate, strawberry). Not concretes and no mention of where the ice cream comes from, but at least now you can get a shake to wash down that burger.