Last night Shannon and I met up with Joey Snackpants, Katie McAwesome, Jingoro and his wife at The Vortex in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s great to get to see friends when travelling and even greater when you get to eat unusual food with said friends.
I had heard about The Vortex thanks to Shannon’s addiction to the Travel Channel. There is a show that we watch (not planned – just a “if it’s on” sort of thing) called Man vs. Food. In one episode, the host of the show (Adam) ate the “best burger in Atlanta” called the Double Coronary Bypass Burger. Since we pride ourselves as hardcore tourists, “we” decided that I should order the burger. From the menu description on the website…
Twice as big as the Coronary Bypass! Topped with two fried eggs, six slices of American cheese, and eight slices of bacon, all served between the two grilled cheese sandwiches that we use in place of the regular hamburger buns.
You read that correctly – SERVED BETWEEN TWO F’N GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES. Look at this thing: