—In style pop-up hamburger joint will get a brick and mortar location.
Beloved Bergen County burger pop-up, Eighty Twenty, lastly will get a brick-and-mortar location after properly over a yr of demand from followers. The joint was popularized by their signature type burger: A thinly smashed 80/20 patty, Vidalia onions, American cheese, Mandy Sauce (a particular burger sauce) and a candy, pillow-like potato bun. This burger has turn into the centerpiece that an ever-changing menu, full with extras like curly fries, sizzling canine and veggie burgers revolves round.
Co-owner, Matthew Borgersen, began the enterprise through the top of the pandemic. With a resume adorned with stints at quite a few high-quality eating eating places, Borgersen began Eighty Twenty as an homage to one thing a lot completely different— the meals of his youth.
New Jersey has been a hotbed for slider joints all through historical past. With the dueling White Mana and White Manna on the forefront of this burger type, Borgersen needed to create a enterprise that riffed upon the Jersey basic. Thus, Eighty Twenty was born.
Till now, the hamburger empire has solely been obtainable by way of pop-ups round New Jersey and New York. Nonetheless, Borgersen secured a spot to run his weekend-only joint out of indefinitely. B&S Kitchen—a preferred eatery in downtown Westwood, NJ—is the place Eighty Twenty will function out of.
Eighty Twenty brings a retro-inspired type of fare to a Westwood downtown that’s stuffed with nice eats—together with among the greatest eating places in your entire state. Burgers stay a preferred meals throughout the nation, however the smash-burger type of patty has turn into more and more raved about during the last half-decade. At Eighty Twenty, prospects can get pleasure from this common burger together with different American staples.
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Peter Candia is the Meals + Drink Editor at New Jersey Digest. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, Peter discovered a ardour for meals writing halfway by way of faculty and by no means seemed again. He’s a former line prepare dinner, server and bartender at top-rated eating places within the tri-state space. Along with meals, Peter enjoys politics, music, sports activities and something New Jersey. He by no means stops studying and he is at all times within the weeds.