Hamburger America: One Man's Cross-Country Odyssey to Find the Best Burgers in the Nation

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Running Press, Apr 8, 2008 - Travel - 299 pages
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Whether you're an armchair traveler, a serious hamburger connoisseur, or a curious adventurer up for a road trip, Hamburger Americawill be your guide to reclaiming this precious slice of Americana. No other food says ‚€œAmerica‚€ like the hamburger, and documentary filmmaker George Motz has made it his personal mission to save our nation's unique burger identity. He has traveled across the country in search of the best burger joints - those that have survived outside the fast-food mainstream - and has documented their rich histories and one-of-a-kind taste experiences. This edition of the book includes George Motz's 1 hour documentary ‚€œHamburger America‚€ that profiles 8 burger joints across the USA.

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Perfect for a Hamburger Lover

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I was impressed with the quality of this book and that it came with DVD documentary. My husband is obsessed with the culinary delights of the hamburger and this was a great book to gift. It really ... Read full review

Hamburger America: One Man's Cross-Country Odyssey to Find the Best Burgers in the Nation [DVD]

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In the 2005 documentary of the same name (included with the book), Motz documented eight classic hamburger joints across the country. In the ensuing years he's broadened his horizons but not his ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

George Motz†is a documentary filmmaker and America's foremost hamburger expert.†He has taught a course on hamburgers at NYU and has consulted for many hamburger restaurants.††Hamburger America†(the film) became required viewing in a food course at Princeton University and was nominated for a James Beard award. George has been featured on the†Martha Stewart Show†and other national outlets including†USA Today,†Saveur, and the†New York Times†for his hamburger expertise. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two children.

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