"cheeseburger slider"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Dec 22 05:33:42 UTC 2012

At 12/21/2012 09:12 PM, Benjamin Barrett wrote:
>The patty rule seems strong. Google Images shows that's what lobster
>and uni burgers are.

I'm leaning this way too.  A "burger" is something patt[i]ed.

Thus if the lobster meat has been diced finely enough, it can be
formed into and called a (lobster) burger.  If the lobster meat is
more chunky, then it is merely placed into a "lobster roll.".

Similarly with salmon and crab -- that which I sometimes eat as
"cakes" on a plate could serve equally well when pattied into a bun
and called a burger.

>By round top, I mean both in the sense of dome-shaped and circular.
>I bet both can be considered as contributing factors for burgerness.

Isn't it the roundness of the content that signifies a burger, rather
than the domeness of the bun?


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