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Tag: Ram Restaurant and Brewery


Cuban delight: The Ram’s Ricardo Burger makes my list of top bar burgers for the TNT Diner Bar Burger Noshdown

Hey, what’s that? Two layers of pork on top of a burger patty? Yes, yes it is. Behold the pork-filled Ricardo burger at the Ram. The Ricardo made my top 20 list for bar burgers you should enjoy before you die (although admittedly eating all the burgers may contribute to that). Watch for the TNT Diner Bar Burger Noshdown in a few weeks.

In my continuing quest to write about the region’s best bar burgers for the TNT Diner Bar Burger Noshdown (watch for the story in two weeks), I struck Cuban gold at the Ram Brewery and Restaurant.

The Ram’s Ricardo burger is the big, beefy brother of the Cuban sandwich, a much-adored sandwich in the southeastern United States. Think of a Cuban in these terms: it’s a pork-filled, puckery grilled cheese sandwich. Read more »