"cheeseburger slider"

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 21 16:18:49 UTC 2012

I'll second (third, forth... whatever...) the importance of the small
"hamburger bun" in "slider". I've seen "slider platters" with several
burger incarnations on them, but I've also seen an entire menu of
sliders that included tuna tartare, lox&capers and "egg salad" as
filler. So "no" on hamburger-only definition.

tuna sliders

tuna tartare sliders

chicken salad sliders

lobster salad sliders (@Wegmans)

bacon and egg salad sliders (does not specify the kind of "roll")

If you want a tautology, you an find one here:

Salmon Lox Sliders

An assortment of sliders here:


A couple of odd items on this PDF menu:



Mini Hamburger Sliders
Nova Lox Sliders
South African Fried Gefilte Fish Balls
Blanketed Dogs
Spanikopita (odd spelling)
Pareve Caesar Salad  (odd spelling, but presumably implies lack of
cheese, since it is available with a side of chicken)


On 12/20/2012 8:09 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2012, at 6:49 PM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:
>> So when I order a "pulled pork slider", I am actually ordering a
>> hamburger?? That would be news to both me and the restaurant.
>> DanG
> Or, as the wiki-entry puts it:
> "A slider is a small sandwich, typically around 3 in (7.6 cm) across, served in a bun. The term primarily refers to small hamburgers, but can also cover any small sandwich served on a slider roll."  I've also had, or declined the opportunity to have, non-hamburger-type sliders.
> LH

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