Vagabond Cookbook

The best you ate on vacation? Make it at home tonight.

David Chang hates your stupid burger toppings

What’s Yr Take on Burgervetes?

I’m fixing to have something good for you a little later this week, but this Burger Manifesto bears sharing tout de suite. The whole idea of half-steamed veg on top of your burger is the dumbest fucking thing I could ever think of. And I will say this: if you enjoy it, you’re an idiot. – David Chang And I’ve got freedom rockets, not freedom fries. Chang is a hustler, baby (chef, publisher, entrepreneur, professional jackass) and my love of him is no secret. No surprise, I largely agree with him on that most American of sandwiches. (Still, even he gets a few things wrong. No mustard? Please.) I’ve always thought there were two kinds of burgers, just like there are two kinds of bathrobes, Britpop fans, and condom buyers: One patty, about an inch thick. Cheddar cheese (or blue). Romaine or Boston lettuce. Fresh tomato slices. Raw onion slices. […]