Van 1. Shake Shack “The first time I ate one of their burgers, I didn’t want to stop chewing each bite because that meant I was one bite closer to being done. It’s the juiciest and most tender burger I’ve ever experienced.” 2. Smashburger “This is a national chain but don’t let that stop you from smashing one of their burgers. Again, I prefer burgers that are tender and juicy. Don’t sleep on the excellent quality and taste.” 3. Five Guys “Nothing fancy here. Just a quality burger. “ 4. Burger King “Flame broiled Whopper. I was a vegetarian… View Post

During a work trip to NYC last summer, I had a killer falafel sandwich from a tiny place in the West Village. Crispy falafel and fresh veggies smothered in hummus and tahini, all tucked into a soft pita … heaven. And so I wondered, where’s some good falafel around here? Turns out, there are a lot of options! Loon Deli You’ve probably driven by dozens of times thinking it’s just another sketchy convenience store and never giving it a second thought. But inside is a takeout counter with some of the best falafel and gyros around. The falafel is fried-to-order… View Post

When lunchtime rolls around at Superhuman, one word comes up most: pho. There’s nothing like some hot noodle soup full of fresh herbs to warm our bellies for the afternoon. Grant points out some of the advantages of pho. “Overall I like how the price of pho is reasonable, unlike ramen. Also it doesn’t leave me feeling as bloated and dehydrated.” Drew has been unable to stop coming up with wordplay for talking about pho. “We’ve had pho so many times in the last three months that I can’t stop coming up with puns including ‘pho’… I’m sure it’s pho-nnoying for… View Post

Apparently there has been a “Ramen Revolution” in the Twin Cities as of late. That might explain why we’ve found noodles in our mouths on a weekly basis this year. When we’re not eating pho, we’re often enjoying giant bowls of ramen noodles, fatty pork and general tasty flotsam. Since we’ve gotten some real firsthand experience with the stuff lately, we thought we’d share our reviews of different ramen joints in town. Unideli This is hands-down the Superhuman favorite ramen in town. Here are some stellar endorsements from staff. “Draman Ramen – The best in town. The flavors of the… View Post