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President Trump Set at Munch’s Burger Shack in Tokyo, Japan

The President Trump Set featuring a Colby Jack Cheeseburger, Munch's Burgers Shack, Tokyo, Japan

When you think of Japanese food, you might think of ramen, sushi, or tempura. So why are people waiting in line at Munch’s Burger Shack in Tokyo, Japan for over 2 hours to sample an American-style burger? Let me explain. In late 2016, President Trump kicked off his 12 day trip to Asia with a stop in Japan. On his visit to Tokyo, Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. For lunch, the pair dined on a cheeseburger from…

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Firestone Grill in San Luis Obispo: Jalapeño Burger and Fries

Halopeño Burger, named after the General Manager of Firestone Grill

Stopping by Firestone Grill in San Luis Obispo for a meal has become somewhat of a tradition for me anytime I find myself driving along Highway 101. This past week was no different. After a long day driving down the beautiful California coast through Big Sur from San Francisco to Los Angeles, I had one thing in mind, stopping at Firestone Grill for a burger and a beer. Even on a late Monday night, Firestone Grill was packed with everyone…

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Going to Hong Kong? Here is what you should eat

Hong Kong is a food lovers paradise. A mecca of non-stop must eats and endless restaurants. With over 7 million people, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities on earth. China, but not China, the city is packed with an endless amount of restaurants serving everything your imagination can think of. With only a few days in Hong Kong, I had a tough time deciding what to eat. Almost everywhere you look is something amazing and interesting…

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Gabby’s Burgers & Fries in Nashville, Tennessee

The Seamus Burger with jalapenos and a fried egg on top, Gabby's Burgers & Fries in Nashville, Tennessee

Without Yelp, I probably never would have found Gabby’s Burgers & Fries, a popular no frills burger spot located in an industrial area of Nashville just across the street from Herschel Greer Stadium. Gabby’s, named after the owner’s daughter, has become extremely popular with locals for their small selection of grass fed beef burgers including the popular Seamus burger, named after the owner’s son. The diner has even been on the radar of Guy Fieri and his television show “Diners,…

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Burger & Lobster in the Flatiron District of New York City

The Lobster Roll at Burger & Lobster in New York City

I love burgers and I love lobster. So when I heard there was a place known as Burger & Lobster that existed in the Flatiron District of New York City, I knew right away that I had to make the visit. Burger & Lobster is actually part of a worldwide chain that has finally made its way to New York City. They also have locations in England, Sweden, Kuwait, and Dubai. The menu here is simple. A burger, a lobster…

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Burgers and cheesy fries at Breakroom in New York City

The signature Breakroom Burger at Breakroom in New York City

Breakroom, a tiny and cozy restaurant located in Chinatown off Canal Street, is popular for burgers, tacos, fries, and a large selection of hot sauces. The restaurant, sandwiched between a bail bond and an acupuncturist office, is easy to miss as it is surrounded by more Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants than you can count. Interior The first thing I noticed about the narrow and open interior of Breakroom was that it was tiny. This place was not ideal for large…

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Going to Seoul? 7 Itaewon restaurants that you should not miss

Itaewon, a multicultural and diverse neighborhood of Seoul, is home to many must try international restaurants that serve everything from BBQ to burgers. All over Itaewon, you can find the cuisine of many countries including Mexico, United States, Turkey, Thailand, Italy, Germany, Spain, India, and more. Many of the dishes served here are unique to Itaewon and not widely available anywhere else in Korea. For many years, Koreans avoided Itaewon mostly because it was a seedy area filled with overpriced…

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