Cue's Bacon Weekend 2015 consisted of Bacon & Barrels' food festival in Solvang, CA on Saturday; OC Fair's Media Preview on Sunday; then this overloaded bacon burger filming at Slater's 50/50 yesterday (Monday). Why? Because America! America loves bacon! The weekend finale was me laid out for 45 minutes on the table where I filmed this video. #BOMnation. SUBCRIBE!!! - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Cuethecritic The Burger Crawl - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Dju8d3K4jm2KnmuRSV7QsX3bkWHxbTZ https://www.instagram.com/cuethecritic | https://fb.me/cuethecritic The 'Merica Burger is a 100% ground bacon patty, Sriracha bacon, bacon jam, American bacon cheese, fried Mac N' Cheese, tomato, field greens, all between a bacon pretzel bun. It is paired with Ironfire Synner Extra IPA. Every July Slater's 50/50 releases the 'Merica Burger. This year's 'Merica Burger differs a bit from the previous years. I believe the fried Mac N Cheese was one of the major differences. Last year had a fried egg, and leaf lettuce whereas this year's has fried Mac N' Cheese and field greens. Slater's 50/50 - Pasadena 61 N Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103 (626) 765-9700 http://www.slaters5050.com Find me all over the web: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CuetheCritic Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+CuetheCritic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/CuetheCritic Tumblr - https://www.cuethecritic.tumblr.com/ Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/cuethecritic Vine - https://www.vine.co/cuethecritic Cue the Critic: Food stories, Food Reviews, The Burger Crawl, Food-based events, Food Photography, Writer & "Cue the Critic" Quincy Freeman. http://cuethecritic.com http://www.youtube.com/cuethecritic Send all burger recommendations, and/or food marketing/business inquiries to: cue@cuethecritic.com CREDIT FOR MUSIC: Anchors Aweigh by the Department of Defense Usage Public Domain Topics Anchors Aweigh, Navy, march Performance License: Defense.gov is provided as a public service by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense-Public Affairs. Information presented on Defense.gov is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. Generally speaking, works created by U.S. Government employees are not eligible for copyright protection in the United States. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Composition License: Tune, Charles A. Zimmermann Lyrics, Alfred Hart Miles. This MP3 (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923, in this case 1906, are now in the public domain.

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OC Fair Opens With “One Big Party” Starting This Friday   a Rafflecopter giveaway  Featuring 23 Days of Food, Music, Fun and All Things Fair July 17-August 16 Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 13, 2015) – The 2015 OC Fair’s 125th Celebration starts this Friday (July 17) and will continue through Sunday, August 16 (Wednesday-Sunday) with […]

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Confessions of a food festival masochist: The Crowds, the noise, the heat, the eats… My relationship with food festivals is an interesting one; mainly because I hate to love them.  In the moment, the experience is tiring, a bit stressful, and take the deepest toll on your body and stomach, all while offering you a […]

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Three guys are standing in a kitchen making a mess...oh wait that's not the beginning of a joke? It happened. Valentino Herrera, of the YouTube channel, Trippy Food (https://www.youtube.com/trippyfood); Nick Shipp, executive chef of The Upper West in Santa Monica, CA; and I stand around having a blast while grubbing Nick's monstrous creation, and The Upper West's secret menu item, The Barnyard Burger. Yes, it is everything in the barnyard including the hens. Subscribe to Val's channel, Trippy Food - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=trippyfood Val's Blog - http://www.trippyfood.com SUBSCRIBE!!! - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Cuethecritic The Burger Crawl - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Dju8d3K4jm2KnmuRSV7QsX3bkWHxbTZ https://www.instagram.com/cuethecritic | https://fb.me/cuethecritic On this episode we simply have fun, enjoy each other's company, eat and act fools. It was fun to shoot. I hope it is as fun to watch. The Upper West 3321 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica,‎ CA‎ 90405 US (310) 586-1111 http://www.theupperwest.com Find me all over the web: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CuetheCritic Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+CuetheCritic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/CuetheCritic Tumblr - https://www.cuethecritic.tumblr.com/ Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/cuethecritic Vine - https://www.vine.co/cuethecritic Cue the Critic: Food stories, Food Reviews, The Burger Crawl, Food-based events, Food Photography, Writer & "Cue the Critic" Quincy Freeman. http://cuethecritic.com http://www.youtube.com/cuethecritic Send all burger recommendations, and/or food marketing/business inquiries to: cue@cuethecritic.com

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live from the youtube space la - june 26, 2015 my album ''unbreakable smile' is out now! iTunes: http://smarturl.it/unbreakablesmile // Spotify: http://smarturl.it/unbreakablesmileS Target: http://smarturl.it/unbreakablesmileT Merch Store: http://smarturl.it/unbreakablesmileD2C Amazon: http://smarturl.it/unbreakablesmileA Google Play: http://smarturl.it/unbreakablesmileG hosted by timothy delaghetto http://youtube.com/timothy -- sign up to get exclusive emails from me: http://torikellymusic.com join my fan club: http://fahlo.me/torikelly follow me for the latest updates: http://torikellymusic.com http://twitter.com/torikelly http://instagram.com/torikelly http://facebook.com/torikellymusic http://vine.co/torikelly http://koritelly.tumblr.com snapchat @koritelly

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Welcome to this show where some of the WE cast will be trying some chocolate and only one has Carolina Reaper Sea Salted Caramel in it! Buy Carolina Reaper Sea Salted Caramel Here - https://www.etsy.com/listing/215241822/organic-carolina-reaper-sea-salted http://www.ebay.com/sch/cl22sl/m.html https://www.facebook.com/CaliforniaBlazingChileFarms https://twitter.com/cablazingchilef Valentino - https://youtu.be/lSBh6BjM3zc Christina - https://www.youtube.com/user/XXXBadGirlsBall Cue - https://www.youtube.com/user/cuethecritic Rosen - https://twitter.com/Rosenhacker Zion Mainframe Gaming - https://www.youtube.com/user/ZionMainframeGaming Join our facebook fan page - https://www.facebook.com/WrecklessEating --- Buy wreckless eating shirts here - http://wrecklesseating.spreadshirt.com/ --- Follow us on twitter - http://www.twitter.com/wrecklesseating --- Check out our website - http://www.wrecklesseating.com/ --- Credit For Music - Title: Cold Funk By Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/) Licensed Under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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On this episode of The Burger Crawl, we head to Pasadena, CA to take a bite of a burger that's been around for 53 years. Also there is a sweet and special treat, Pumpkin Pie. I really love Pumpkin Pie. SUBCRIBE!!! - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Cuethecritic The Burger Crawl - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Dju8d3K4jm2KnmuRSV7QsX3bkWHxbTZ https://www.instagram.com/cuethecritic | https://fb.me/cuethecritic Pie 'n Burger, and its owner Michael Osborne are staple in the city of Pasadena. The restaurant opened some 53 years ago, and Michael came aboard about 10 years later. He has overseen and maintained this old school-styled diner, and made it something worth trying. I indulge in a classic American cheese cheesburger, and delicious pumpkin pie. Later in the video Michael gives us a brief history of the restaurant. Hope you guys enjoy. Pie ‘n Burger 913 E. California Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106 626.795.1123 Find me all over the web: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CuetheCritic Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+CuetheCritic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/CuetheCritic Tumblr - https://www.cuethecritic.tumblr.com/ Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/cuethecritic Vine - https://www.vine.co/cuethecritic Cue the Critic: Food stories, Food Reviews, The Burger Crawl, Food-based events, Food Photography, Writer & "Cue the Critic" Quincy Freeman. http://cuethecritic.com http://www.youtube.com/cuethecritic Send all burger recommendations, and/or food marketing/business inquiries to: cue@cuethecritic.com

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Thrillist is where I learned of the Boner Burger at Animal after a friend of mine showed me the article. Upon tasting the burger, I was astonished with the impactful flavor, and basked in the glory of the dripping bone marrow fat and 420 sauce. SUBCRIBE!!! - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Cuethecritic The Burger Crawl - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Dju8d3K4jm2KnmuRSV7QsX3bkWHxbTZ https://www.instagram.com/cuethecritic | https://fb.me/cuethecritic I do no know Jeff Miller at Thrillist, but it seemed to me that he was very ecited about Animal having a secret menu item. Apparently this was a huge deal to him as I read his article (http://www.thrillist.com/eat/los-angeles/mid-wilshire/animal-secret-off-menu-burger-best-la-restaurants). I could not help but be overcome with the same ecitement as Jeff, so I knew I had to try the only burger available at Animal, which is off-menu, and apparently not a well-kept secret. The burger packs a ton of flavor, and is very good. It is smaller than what I like but that does not take away from it's deliciousness. Animal Restaurant 435 N Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 782-9225 http://animalrestaurant.com/ Find me all over the web: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CuetheCritic Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+CuetheCritic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/CuetheCritic Tumblr - https://www.cuethecritic.tumblr.com/ Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/cuethecritic Vine - https://www.vine.co/cuethecritic Cue the Critic: Food stories, Food Reviews, The Burger Crawl, Food-based events, Food Photography, Writer & "Cue the Critic" Quincy Freeman. http://cuethecritic.com http://www.youtube.com/cuethecritic Send all burger recommendations, and/or food marketing/business inquiries to: cue@cuethecritic.com

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Welcome to this show where some of the WE cast will be trying some ice cream sandwiches and only one has Carolina Reaper Mash in it! Valentino - https://youtu.be/lSBh6BjM3zc Christina - https://www.youtube.com/user/XXXBadGirlsBall Cue - https://www.youtube.com/user/cuethecritic Join our facebook fan page - https://www.facebook.com/WrecklessEating --- Buy wreckless eating shirts here - http://wrecklesseating.spreadshirt.com/ --- Follow us on twitter - http://www.twitter.com/wrecklesseating --- Check out our website - http://www.wrecklesseating.com/ --- Credit For Music - Title: Cold Funk By Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/) Licensed Under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Mr. Pasadena (@Mr_Pasadena) has been indulging in delicious burgers at Lucky Boy for more than 30 years. He gives me an insightful look at a historic burger restaurant that has withstood the test of time and the ever-changing food scene in Pasadena, CA. SUBCRIBE!!! - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Cuethecritic The Burger Crawl - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Dju8d3K4jm2KnmuRSV7QsX3bkWHxbTZ https://www.instagram.com/cuethecritic | https://fb.me/cuethecritic Michael Calderon, a.k.a Mr. Pasadena, has a wealth of knowledge of the city of Pasadena. He grew up there and currently lives there. He has been eating at Lucky Boy Drive-In for more than 30 years, and considers it one of the go to places in Pasadena for a food burger, and a great breakfast burrito. The restaurant is features that traditional Southern California flair of having a diverse menu with a number of offerings including a quality hamburger sandwich. Follow Mr. Pasadena: https://www.twitter.com/mr_pasadena https://www.instagram.com/mr_pasadena Lucky Boy Drive-In 640 South Arroyo Parkway Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 793-0120 http://www.luckyboyburgers.com/ Find me all over the web: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CuetheCritic Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+CuetheCritic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/CuetheCritic Tumblr - https://www.cuethecritic.tumblr.com/ Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/cuethecritic Vine - https://www.vine.co/cuethecritic Cue the Critic: Food stories, Food Reviews, The Burger Crawl, Food-based events, Food Photography, Writer & "Cue the Critic" Quincy Freeman. http://cuethecritic.com http://www.youtube.com/cuethecritic Send all burger recommendations, and/or food marketing/business inquiries to: cue@cuethecritic.com MUSIC CREDIT: "Hep Cats" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored post.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers/viewers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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In the 21 episodes I have done so far, no burger has excited me more than the Savage Burger at Oh My Burger L.A. After I completed filming, I immediately called a friend in a moment of joy, happiness, and overwhelming amazement. SUBCRIBE!!! - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Cuethecritic The Burger Crawl - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Dju8d3K4jm2KnmuRSV7QsX3bkWHxbTZ https://www.instagram.com/cuethecritic | https://fb.me/cuethecritic Oh My Burger is an African American-owned restaurant in Gardena, CA. Owner and chef Brandyn Powell started the restaurant with his fiancee Danielle about 4 years ago. I had the pleasure of meeting them, and attempting their 6LB OMB Burger Challenge which I failed. At the time the place was very new, and chef Brandyn was very inexperienced. Coming back some years later, and trying them again has completely changed my very outspoken opinion. The Savage Burger is delicious, flavorful, and quite mindblowing. There is a voicemail to prove it if you want to hear it. To my subscribers, and new viewers if there is a burger place that I insist you must try in Los Angeles, it is Oh My Burger. To chef Brandyn and Danielle, I extremely proud of what you all have done, and from where you all have come. Keep up the good work, and I honestly believe you can attain the #2 spot in my burger world. Hodad's is #1 and will be until further notice. Oh My Burger 2142 El Segundo Blvd. Gardena, CA 90249 (310) 756-6522 http://www.ohmyburgerla.com/ Find me all over the web: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CuetheCritic Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+CuetheCritic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/CuetheCritic Tumblr - https://cuethecritic.tumblr.com/ Cue the Critic: Food stories, Food Reviews, The Burger Crawl, Food-based events, Food Photography, Writer & "Cue the Critic" Quincy Freeman. http://www.cuethecritic.om http://www.youtube.com/cuethecritic Send all burger recommendations, and/or food marketing/business inquiries to: cue@cuethecritic.com MUSIC CREDIT: "Organic Grunge" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Fine dining does not really say hamburgers when you hear it, but Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro would like to change that. Annually they have a BurgerFest; one year was 2 burgers, another 3, and this year is 5 mouthwatering burgers on a month-long exclusive menu. I tried them all, and the Roman was my favorite. SUBCRIBE!!! - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Cuethecritic The Burger Crawl - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Dju8d3K4jm2KnmuRSV7QsX3bkWHxbTZ https://www.instagram.com/cuethecritic | https://fb.me/cuethecritic Now, I know what you are saying, "Cue why in the f*ck would I pay $18 for a burger? Where is the simple $6 burger or less? Don't you preach against hipster bullsh*t all the time, you're a hypocrite!" Okay maybe you're not saying that and it is just my guilt, whatever. Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at The Grove is upping their ante with delicious burgers that are good at the price point. Their patty is 8 ounces; I prefer mine medium rare or rare, and that makes all the difference. When ordering an expensive burger there are certain things you expect, like mindblowing goodness. Morels delivers, that is for sure. Happy Burger Month! Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro - The Grove 189 The Grove Drive Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 965-9595 www.morelsla.com Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored post.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to write it. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” Find me all over the web: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CuetheCritic Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+CuetheCritic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/CuetheCritic Tumblr - https://cuethecritic.tumblr.com/ Cue the Critic: Food stories, Food Reviews, The Burger Crawl, Food-based events, Food Photography, Writer & "Cue the Critic" Quincy Freeman. http://www.cuethecritic.om http://www.youtube.com/cuethecritic Send all burger recommendations, and/or food marketing/business inquiries to: cue@cuethecritic.com

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