Lunchbox Laboratory's Homage to the Dick's Deluxe

Comments

1
Sadly the new LL is a pale shadow of its former glory. If Allentown were a Mall this would be its Johnny Rockets
2
WHY do you want ten slices of bacon on your burger? Why do you want your burger to be twice as tall as it is wide? That is a grossly pornographic take on the idea of a hamburger, or food in general.

If you want "more Dick's", you can easily get more Dick's; just order two. If you want to improve on it, try making one like it only with better ingredients. This conception is just grotesque, like throwing everything in a blender and mixing it. It's stunt food. How I wish stunt food would die a horrible death. I'm holding out for BETTER food.

Ten slices of bacon. I ask you.
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@2:

Having tried this one a couple of times I would definitely say the ingredients are far, far superior to what you would get on a regular Dick's Deluxe. And while 10 slices of maple-cured bacon may seem excessive, it actually doesn't overpower the rest of the burger, as one might naturally think.

Also, like most food porn, the image tends to be more carefully "manicured" (for want of a better word) than what actually ends up on your plate, so it really comes out looking not quite as structurally unstable as this, and I'd say the dimensions are about 1.5:1 rather than 2:1.

Seriously, it's a damned fine burger; pricey, but still tasty. Definitely not the sort of thing you'd want to eat on a regular basis, but it makes a nice meat-treat when you want something a few notches above the ordinary.
4

I just had a burger like that at Claim Jumper in Tukwila.

It's a burger with bacon, cheddar and fried onion rings on top...right in the bun!

They call it...The Widowmaker.
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@3, see @4. I rest my case.
6
you just can't improve on the Dick's Deluxe. it just can't be done.
7
Fnarf, you're wrong, as it seems you are with most things food-related.
8
(But, I do love everything else about you. We just have irreconcilable differences when it comes to food.)
9
I'll be delighted when people just start taking bites out of their pets.
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@6

Actually, it's harder to not improve on a Dick's Deluxe. Dick's Burgers are horrible, disgusting McDondald's circa 1984 style hamburgers. Of course, I grew up eating In-N-Out, so my baseline for classic-style burger joints is pretty high.

Re: Lunchbox Laboratory
Tasty! Thought I avoid burgers with bacon like the plague. I got the one with onions and gruyere, and that was a damn fine burger.
11
@10 FTW--anyone who thinks the Deluxe is "the best burger in town" either has never eaten a hamburger outside the city limits or orders the SEATTLE FUCK YEAH Kool-Aid every time along with the Deluxe and fries.
12
There is no bacon at Dick's.
13
The Stranger proceeds along with the rest of the city in the elimination of the Cascade neighborhood's name from the face of the earth.
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@7, name one thing I've ever been wrong about in the area of food. It's certainly not this kind of Guy Fieri-style stunt food, which is as embarrassing as Bailo's Claim Jumper monstrosity, only with less hipsterism. Food isn't about ramming as much crap into your gullet as you possibly can, and a hamburger isn't about a pound of meat or ten pieces of bacon. What do you think that thing comes in at, calorie-wise? Four thousand? Five? That's just obscene. I am not wrong.
15
I've lived in Seattle almost 8 years, yet the appeal of Dicks burgers remain elusive to me.
16
...add to that that the owners of Dick's want to kill public education in Seattle and are boardmembers and contributors to the execrable Evergreen Freedom Foundation and you have another good reason to buy your burgers elsewhere.
17
I can't argue with Fnarf. I'm too busy masturbating to this picture.
18
fall of rome
19
Nothing could beat a soul burger from Eddie Cottons-I miss the old Seattle.
20
You're not supposed to eat a Dicks burger uless you're drunk anyway.

In fact, if you can remember what it tasted like you're doing it wrong.
21
That's a really disgusting photo, almost as bad as the disgusting photo of nachos on Publicola.
22
10 slices of bacon is disgusting, even without trying to emulate a Dick's burger.
23
Or for half the price I could have a deluxe and a Jack in the Box Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger, dual wield!
24
@11 Wouldn't a burger outside the city limits no longer qualify as "the best burger in town"? /justsayin
25
Also I was in LA last weekend and visited the spectacular Getty museum, accessible only by incline tram...a city or mall on a hill.

For lunch I chose a burger with a fried egg on it. It worked.

My friend commented that it was like lunch and breakfast.

I rejoindered, could the McEgg Burger be far behind?
26
That is the nastiest "burger" I've ever had the displeasure of laying eyes on.
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tupuc @19, you've got that right. Soul burgers were the best thing that ever hit this town.
28
Why the fuck is there bacon in an homage to the Dick's Deluxe? Also, that "burger" has exceeded the proper ingredients ratio and should now be referred to as a "meat sandwich," which sounds gross, because it is.
29
Is there a reason this photo was used without first requesting permission from the photographer?
30
Hey Paul Constant,

It looks like the stranger also suggests grabbing whatever images you like and posting them where you damn well please. WTF? I though the Slog was better than that. Totally lame. How much would you like it if someone went around copy/pasting your writing on another website without paying you, asking permission or even crediting you? I'm guessing not very much.

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Hey Paul Constant,

It looks like the stranger also suggests grabbing whatever images you like and posting them where you damn well please. WTF? I though the Slog was better than that. Totally lame. How much would you like it if someone went around copy/pasting your writing on another website without paying you, asking permission or even crediting you? I'm guessing not very much.