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Do you ever watch a TV show and wonder what the food in the scene tastes like? When I was a kid, I would literally try to make my own Krabby Patties because they just sounded so damn good when Squidward would freak out on the show. Maybe I'm weird, but I think about TV food often. That's where this unique popup at Chefs Club Counter came in! From December 18th-24th, Chef Alvin Cailan (best known for his work in LA at Eggslut) decided to make all of our cartoon food dreams come true. He released a "7 days of Bobs Burgers" menu, studded with creative takes on the traditional American sandwich. Here was the lineup.
Monday, December 18
Baby You Can Chive My Car Burger, with beef patty, sour cream + mustard spread, chives, fried pickles
Tuesday, December 19
Don't You Four Cheddar 'bout Me Burger, with beef patty, four different cheddars, lettuce, bacon, onion
Wednesday, December 20
Foot Feta-ish Burger/Never Been Feta, with beef patty, feta, arugula, mayo, mustard
Thursday, December 21
Dark Side of the Shroom Burger, with beef patty, shiitake, pineapple, teriyaki sauce
Friday, December 22
Hit Me with Your Best Shallot Burger, with beef patty, caramelized Shallots, chèvre spread, arugula
Saturday, December 23
We're Here, We're Gruyère, Get Used to it Burger, with beef patty, sweet pickles, gruyère, caramelized onions, au jus dipped bun
Sunday, December 24
Bet it all on Black Garlic Burger, with beef patty, mozzarella, spinach, black garlic spread
For those of you that missed out like I did, it's ok. Don't worry, there's still an awesome lineup of burgers here until February inspired by some of the best chefs in the biz right now. Some of these include:
Daniel Humm Burger by Chef Daniel Humm
"Chef of San Pellegrino Worlds Best Restaurant 2017. Chicken Patties with Truffle, Gruyere Cheese, and Pickled Shallots on a Warm Soft Potato Bun. Served with a side of French Fries." If you're into being extra, this is your ideal burger. You may as well order a bottle of Dom Perignon as a light beverage on the side.
Supreme by Alvin Cailan
"Organic Grass-fed Beef Patty with American Cheese, Alvin’s “Special Sauce,” Lettuce, Onions and Pickles, served on a Warm Soft Sesame Bun. Served with a side of French Fries." This burger stands true to the idea that simple is always better. I don't know what it was, but this burger tasted like it invented the Cheeseburger. It was the God of all Burger Gods.
Jean Georges Burger by Jean Georges
"Michelin Guide Top 5 French Chefs in USA. Organic Grass-Fed Beef, Pepper Jack Cheese, Avocado, Crispy Red Onions, and Russian Dressing on a Warm Soft Potato Bun. Served with a side of French Fries."