[Sca-cooks] Weird American food?

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Fri Jul 18 04:16:27 PDT 2008

On Jul 18, 2008, at 3:15 AM, Stefan li Rous wrote:

> Cailte replied to me with:
> <<<
> On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 16:58:32 -0500
>  Stefan li Rous <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> How about you Aussies out there? What do you consider
>> weird American  food? I'm still not sure I want to even
>> try sliced beet root on my  hamburgers, but apparently
>> that is more common down there.
> ah, you saw that in gourmet as well!  >>>
> Nope. I remember this being discussed on this list not too long ago.
> <<< i think the fried
> egg hit me as oddest on that burger.  but then i am a pork
> product with your eggs kinda gal.  carne adobada anyone?  >>>
> I don't find the fried egg on a burger to be that weird, although I  
> think I'd rather have it cooked hard rather than have the yolk run  
> out over everything.

In New York, oddly enough, a burger topped with a fried egg is often  
referred to as a Texas burger. Not that this is even a statement of  
authenticity, let alone a guarantee. I've never known anyone to order  
one except me, once or twice.


"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,  
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's  
			-- Rabbi Israel Salanter

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