It's all things The Grape this week (who, incidentally released their September menu last night). Of course, when talk turns to this Lower Greeville standby, it naturally leads to in-depth burger discussions. Yesterday I blogged about how The Grape's burger became Texas' most coveted sandwich. Commenter Beda chimed in with this:
Although I loved the burger because its taste was closest to the ones I make at home on a charcoal grill (and is my favorite), I also thought it was too big (and I'm not 9). Even cut in half, it was hard to manage; it ruins the fun of eating a burger if you have to eat it with a knife and fork.
The patty clocks in at 10 ounces, which is sizable, and almost unmanageable. But with some careful planning and deft skills I was able to get mine down without utensils. I did wonder while I was eating if we were starting to push some boundaries with the massive hunk of meat.
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How big can a burger get before it becomes a chore?