In the second episode of The Burger Show, host Alvin Cailan teams up with burger scholar George Motz to learn about the diversity of burgers across the U.S. Just like barbecue, the burger has absorbed local traditions—in places like Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Connecticut—that reflect a unique sense of regional pride. From the glory of deep-fried patties, to the mechanical wizardry of steamed cheeseburgs, Alvin receives a master class in regional burger styles.
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First We Feast’s “The Burger Show” is a new web series that explores everything about modern burger culture—from the rise of Instagram-bait stunt burgers, to the enduring influence of regional styles—through the eyes of Eggslut chef, Alvin Cailan. Alvin’s breakfast-sandwich empire in Los Angeles put him on the culinary map, but it’s burgers that are his true passion. Now he’s in NYC to understand what drives his obsession, and he’s linking up with folks like Adam Richman, Matty Matheson, and Binging With Babish’s Andrew Rea to help him along the way.
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