Cheeburger, cheeburger, Please!!
Who doesn't love a big, juicy cheeseburger now and then? Well, we do! And if you feel likewise, take a walk into an interesting restaurant in the Seigen Lane shopping center called Cheeburger Cheeburger. Walking inside, with its glowing pink neon lights and 1950′s decor, you'll feel like you walked into an episode of "Happy Days." (that was a 80's sitcom that introduced the Fonz to the world! Don't know him? Look it up or "sit on it!" Ayyy!!) Anyway, Cheeburger Cheeburger pretty much focuses on two food items: burgers and shakes; but that's a good thing. What makes it cool is that "you" build your burger, shake, or malt the way you want it with an endless list of ingredients and toppings. The menu also list multiple dipping sauces for chicken tenders, fries, onion rings and customized drinks, kinda like Sonic.
But of course the star in this place are the burgers. They actually offer a 20 ounce monster of a burger! However, if you can actually finish this monster and not drop, they will take your picture and place it on the “Wall of Famers”. But wait, there's more!!
Philly cheesesteak lover? try this!
Are you in the mood for authentic Philly cheesesteak? Then South of Philly is the place for you to find it. I first visited this place a couple weeks after opening and have been hooked ever since. The restaurant is spotless and also features a nice little bar area (my traditional seating spot) to watch some sports while munching down on great food.
Today I visited South of Philly for lunch and ordered one of their most popular cheesesteaks, the Tiger Steak with whiz and onions. The Tiger Steak is a 7″ cheesesteak (comes in other sizes) that has been spiced up with jalapenos and Cajun seasoning and topped off with a cheese of your choice. I decided on topping off my sandwich with a drenching of cheese whiz. The flavor of the whiz smothers the steak and adds a burst of cheesy flavor that perfectly compliments’ the spiciness. This is the perfect mix of Louisiana flavor and a true Philadelphia cheesesteak.
What makes South of Philly’s cheese steaks so great is its authenticity. They only use fresh sliced ribeye that is made to order. The restaurant also imports its Amoroso’s rolls straight from the City of Brotherly Love. It’s this attention to detail that make their cheesesteaks one of the best around.
Another thing that makes this place a must visit are the fries. Their thin cut fries are sliced daily and seasoned perfectly making them the best fries in Baton Rouge (you can quote me on that)!
One of America’s largest corporate pizza providers officially came to the Baton Rouge area just a few years ago with the opening of the Perkins Rowe Shopping Center (corner of Bluebonnet/Perkins).
Before its debut, you may have noticed the restaurant’s offerings available via the frozen aisle section at your favorite grocer. However, CPK’s actual presence in the area allows customers to have a fresh take on some of the company’s finest dishes. Among the selections are pizzas (obviously..), soups, salads, pastas and more.
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