Beat Hotel

February 28th, 2014 by Richard Chudy The folks behind The Beehive in the South End opened up the Beat Hotel in Harvard Square and pretty much made a similarly delightful burger. The Prime Burger ($15) is a tall one, staring right back at you like many classic pub-looking burgers before it. The menu offers no […]

Citizen Pub

April 19th, 2012 by Richard Chudy There’s always been something slightly off about Citizen Pub for me; a seemingly hip place with a great Whiskey list, I know many who adore it but I always found the service to be lackluster and the food and cocktails uninspired and painfully ordinary. A great effort and with […]


October 13th, 2014 by Richard Chudy Hey look, another Shake Shack look alike. I’m not talking the specific model, of course; fast causal burger and shake places far pre-date Shake Shack. But in terms of the actual color schemes and physical look and feel of the space, BurgerFi is far from original. The process is […]

Precinct Kitchen + Bar

  October 21st, 2014 by Richard Chudy   The places I go to review are rarely, if ever, random. I stay as current as I can with online burger chatter, professional reviews or readers’ suggestions to me. A recent Chowhound post pointed me in the direction of Precinct Kitchen + Bar at the Loews Hotel […]

5 classic NYC Burgers you have to eat

October 23rd, 2014 by Richard Chudy This is a guest post by Rev Ciancio, director of marketing at Burger Maker and the founder of The Burger Week, a 7 day series of events celebrating all things hamburger.  While I’ve spent a lot of time in Boston, I really haven’t eaten a lot of Burgers there. In fact, at this […]