12.28.2015 Birthday Burger 2015


The Williamsburger



Queens, NY

The Williamsburger

Jack Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion Ring, BBQ Sauce



12.28.12 Birthday Dinner

The Burger Club
Astoria – Queens

Braised short rib french fries

Braised short rib french fries

Stuffed Burger

Stuffed Burger
Topped with smoked mozzarella, crispy prosciutto and basil pesto

Carolina Burger

Carolina Burger
Topped with slow-cooked pulled pork, pepper jack cheese and homemade coleslaw

9.8.12 Manor Oktoberfest!

Duck BLT

One of my Favorite places in Queens. Manor Oktoberfest of Forest Hills. Great German food, as well as a great Draft selection of (mostly) German beers, and a ton more by the bottle. The Beer comes in 3 sizes, half liters, liters, and 2.5 Liter boots (which I conquered twice.) This was the first time I didn’t get the Pastrami Reuben. Thanks to Living Social, I got $10 off, to boot!

Rueben Meatballs
Pastrami Meatballs over Sauerkraut
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6.16.12 Bareburger


Bare Burger

Bayside – Queens

The Western

Bison burger pepperjack, blackened maple bacon, fried onions, house-made coleslaw, peppercorn steak sauce

6.2.12 The Triumphant Finale

Smoking the Ribs for 5 hours at 225 degrees. Proudly wearing my grilling hat and Saltlick shirt

The first major BBQ of the season.  I made some sausage, skewered hot wings, smoked ribs with homemade BBQ sauce(recipe courtesy of amazingribs.com.) and of course hamburgers and hotdogs.

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12.28.11 Astor Bake Shop


Astor Bake Shop

Astoria – NYC

Astor Burger

lettuce, tomato, spicy Astor sauce, cheese, creamy coleslaw, pickle