UrbanDaddy
nyc
Sign-up-badge
UrbanDaddy is a free exclusive email magazine devoted to keeping you in the know.
Food

New York Home > Food > Served Up

Published January 19, 2010

Served Up
Introducing the Mac and Cheese Burger

UD - MacNCheese BurgerWe are living in a time of unparalleled innovation.

Pancakes magically appear in soft-serve ice cream form, cuff links gracefully light cigarettes and chicken noodle soup is now, finally, a potent, all-powerful cocktail.

Which brings us to the Mac and Cheese Burger, a meeting of two comfort food staples in one savory new package, available to satisfy your deepest, darkest cravings starting today at the FiDi ground beef oasis Burger Shoppe.

If you are picturing a meager burger topped with a clump of yellow mac and cheese, it's time to think just a little bit bigger... Sure, it all starts innocently enough—a mix of cheddar, American, pecorino and Gruyère cheeses with ground Hereford beef—but don't be deceived: this little devil is packing something extra. That something: macaroni, cooked, salted and packed inside the burger before it hits the grill, so by the time it starts to cook, the cheese, beef and macaroni become one charred, melted, buttery unit of deliciousness.

And to top things off, you'll notice a few homemade Gruyère bread crumbs and a generous ladling of homemade cheese sauce on the patty.

You should also know that they're not putting it on the menu, so you'll have to ask for it by name. Or, to avoid alarming other blissfully naive customers, write it on a slip of paper and slide it across the counter before muttering, "Just put the macaroni in the burger."

The seven most beautiful words in the English language.
ADVERTISEMENT Arrow2-down
  • January 28, 2015

    The Full Monte

    The Full Monte
    A French Charmer on the UES

  • January 26, 2015

    Bowling Champions

    Bowling Champions
    The Food the Super Bowl Requires

  • January 21, 2015

    Pillow Talk

    Pillow Talk
    Bivalves and Wine near the Hudson

  • January 19, 2015

    Thigh High

    Thigh High
    An LES Lunch Counter Extraordinaire

  • January 14, 2015

    Cherub Rock

    Cherub Rock
    The Most Critical February 14 Tables in Town

© 2015 UrbanDaddy.
All Rights Reserved.

Loading...

close