I guess coming here early paid off, as the lunch crowd wasn’t here yet. I assume that most of Hollywood/ LA is still sleeping in on a Saturday afternoon.
Upon arrival, the server suggested a Japanese stout in place of my usual Guinness I drink with burgers. To my surprise, he was money – “Express Stout” – Boom!
Oh, the burger and onion rings were excellent as well. Order the truffle burger. The umami burger was ok.
Welcome to Slater’s 50/50 the newest brand in interactive dining! Here at Slater’s we have established a fun, contemporary casual environment to design your perfect gourmet burger. The menu features five choices of meats from our spicy fire beef patty, the perfectly spiced turkey, one of the best veggie patties around and of course the signature 50/50 (50% ground beef and 50% ground bacon)! Throw fresh bread, 12 cheeses, 30 toppings and 20 sauces and you are sure to get the perfect meal at Slater’s.
Personal Note: The burger was good. The brioche bread was excellent, but the patty was over cooked from my request for medium done. I like the topping selections, and you can never go wrong with an egg on top.
If you live in So Cal, then you know about the infamous Alberto’s, Alerto’s, Roberto’s, Albert’s, etc…
I was in San Diego one day, enjoying my beloved Carne Asada Burrito with ONLY cheese, rice, and sour cream, and I thought to myself, why are there so many variations in the restaurant names?
I mean, they all look the same. They all serve pretty much the same thing. So why the different names?
Well, I came across this blog and it had this story about it. It’s been so long since I visited that blog, so I don’t remember the site.
Anyways, it went on about how Alberto’s was the original chain. It was owned by a family and several brothers.
And just as Biggie said,
“Seven: this rule is so underrated
Keep your family and business completely separated
Money and blood don’t mix like two d**** and no b*****
Find yourself in serious shit”
So pretty much the brothers had a falling out, and everyone parted ways and divvied up the restaurants.
I’m not sure if that’s the real story… But that’s what I heard. If you have different story, hit me up.
Oh BTW… The burrito that I had coming home about 12am from my homie Moodz01′s home. MmMMMMmmm..Sooooooo…Gooooood!
*** UPDATE TRIP SF 02/05 – 02/08 ***
I’ve had Kobe Burgers in a few places before, but this place is #1 on my list. It was very juicy, and cooked perfectly per my request.
1 Mission Street
(between Steuart St & The Embarcadero)
San Francisco, CA 94105
*** UPDATE SF Trip 02/05 – 02/08 ***
Thanks Grish P. @ Yelp for the photo
This was the fried chicken dish that I had. Freakin awesome! The chicken was battered lightly, and the chicken was very flavorful and moist! This dish is a must if you eat there!
Thanks Janice for the food photos. I was too hungry to take any pictures. =)
696 Geary Street
(between Jones St & Leavenworth St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
My mother and I checked out this restaurant called Gerry’s. It was recommended to me by my cousin Martin.
Hands down, one of the best Filipino food places. Their menu is filled with the traditional filipino dishes such as Kare Kare, Adobo, and Crispy Pata. The dish that amazed me was their take on Ceviche with tuna, onions, and slices of roasted pork on top. MMMmMmMmm.