Burgers

Cheeseburger Baby, Miami, Florida

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Nobody really needs a fussy fancy burger. Least of all me. And that’s why I love Cheeseburger Baby, the antithesis of the showy tits and arse Miami that’s just around the corner. Cheeseburger Baby is located on Washington Avenue, or “grimy Miami” as one smoothy city resident told me. But grimy is my thing! I’ve been to…
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Burgers

Burger at The Bite, Zurich, Switzerland

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Sandwiched between two porn shops in Zurich you’ll find the world’s most expensive burger. But it’s a good one. We found The Bite in a part of Zurich that I quite liked. It felt less polished, less chocolate box than the rest of the city. There were strip clubs and adult film shops, then more strip…
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Burgers

Five Guys, Take Two

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A few years back I slagged off Five Guys because the burgers made me feel fat and shit. And while there’s a certain expectation that burgers will always make you feel a bit fat and a bit shit, there are different levels of feeling fat and shit. I felt very fat and very shit. The…
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Travel

Bruce Springsteen in Barcelona, May 2016: a weekend with my dad

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It’s a muggy Saturday night in Barcelona. There are 64,000 Catalonians crammed into Camp Nou. On the stage is Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, belting their way through the first song of the night: Badlands. And next to me? My dad. Grinning. BEAMING. Jumping like a kid high on sweets. He wasn’t supposed…
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Burgers

James McAvoy, burgers and Bruce Springsteen

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Why read my words about burgers when you can read James McAvoy’s words about burgers? I interviewed McAvoy about his role as Professor X in the latest X-Men film (link to the feature below). After some obligatory film chat I asked him about his favourite burger in London, natch. His response was… colourful: “I love…
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