The most memorable local eateries along the highways and back roads of America
Sign In | Register for Free!
Restaurants Recipes Forums EatingTours Merchandise FAQ Maps Insider
Forum Themes:
Welcome !

 Jucy Lucy condiments?

Author Message
ScreamingChicken

  • Total Posts: 4737
  • Joined: 11/5/2004
  • Location: Stoughton, WI
Jucy Lucy condiments? Tue, 09/27/11 9:23 AM (permalink)
Is there a specific condiment or topping that's traditional/popular/common for a Jucy Lucy?  Or is it like other burgers in that anything goes?  I was asked this question and don't know the answer, although I personally would add nothing but mustard.
 
Brad
 
#1
    wanderingjew

    • Total Posts: 7407
    • Joined: 1/18/2001
    • Location: East Greenwich/ Warwick, RI
    • Roadfood Insider
    Re:Jucy Lucy condiments? Tue, 09/27/11 9:32 AM (permalink)
    Nothing that I'm aware of that's any different from a regular cheeseburger..
     
    Frankly I'm still scratching my head about what makes the "Juicy Lucy" so unique or special-  it's a good stuffed cheeseburger that you can get just about anywhere- the only difference is that a name was coined for it in the Twin Cities
    <message edited by wanderingjew on Tue, 09/27/11 10:06 AM>
     
    #2
      kaszeta

      Re:Jucy Lucy condiments? Tue, 09/27/11 9:56 AM (permalink)
      The only condiments I've seen on my many trips to Matt's Bar were onions (either fried or raw), mustard, and ketchup.
       
       
      #3
        Jim2903

        • Total Posts: 232
        • Joined: 7/27/2006
        • Location: Hoffman Estates, IL
        Re:Jucy Lucy condiments? Tue, 09/27/11 11:52 AM (permalink)
        Had my first Juicy Lucy earlier this year, at the 5-8 Club in Minneapolis. I have to say it was one of the best burgers I've ever eaten. Pickle and onion were sufficient toppers -- I saw no reason to cloak the fine beef flavor with ketchup or mustard.
         
        #4
          ann peeples

          • Total Posts: 8317
          • Joined: 5/21/2006
          • Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
          Re:Jucy Lucy condiments? Tue, 09/27/11 1:14 PM (permalink)
          My Mom was making "Jucy Lucy's" in the 70's. She stuffed burgers with cheese AND onion. I personally never ate it with a bun( too big for my little mouth), used a knife and fork, dipped each piece in ketchup and mustard. However, am quite anxious to try one if ever in the twin cities!
           
          #5
            BuddyRoadhouse

            • Total Posts: 4086
            • Joined: 12/10/2004
            • Location: Des Plaines, IL
            Re:Jucy Lucy condiments? Tue, 09/27/11 1:45 PM (permalink)
            I've made the "cycle"; Matt's, 5-8 Club, and The Nook, and I've always used the standard Burger condiments: ketchup, mustard, pickle and onion.  Don't remember if tomato was involved, but it certainly wasn't needed and wouldn't be missed if it wasn't there.  Lettuce is totally unnecessary.
             
            Buddy
             
            #6
              Online Bookmarks Sharing: Share/Bookmark

              Jump to:

              Current active users

              There are 0 members and 1 guests.

              Icon Legend and Permission

              • New Messages
              • No New Messages
              • Hot Topic w/ New Messages
              • Hot Topic w/o New Messages
              • Locked w/ New Messages
              • Locked w/o New Messages
              • Read Message
              • Post New Thread
              • Reply to message
              • Post New Poll
              • Submit Vote
              • Post reward post
              • Delete my own posts
              • Delete my own threads
              • Rate post

              2000-2014 ASPPlayground.NET Forum Version 3.9
              What is Roadfood?  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Roadfood.com   Copyright 2011 - Roadfood.com