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Poll: Who makes the best Juicy Lucy in Minneapolis?

A Jucy Lucy or Juicy Lucy is a cheeseburger with cheese inside the meat instead of on top, resulting in a melted core of cheese. Two bars in Minneapolis (Matt’s and 5-8 Club) claim to be the inventor of the burger, though other bars and restaurants have created their own interpretations of the style.

Who do you think makes the best tasting Lucy?

Playboy ranks Juicy Lucy burgers in Minneapolis

“Minneapolis’ Iconic Cheese-Stuffed Hamburgers, the Juicy Lucy, Ranked”, April 2015. (Playboy)

“Minneapolis’ Iconic Cheese-Stuffed Hamburgers, the Juicy Lucy, Ranked”, April 2015. (Playboy)

The 5-8 Club and Matt’s Bar both claim to have created the first Juicy Lucy. The battle for ownership is sort of like the Twin Cities’ Judgment of Solomon, for if you cut one in half, all its goodness would spill out, leaving each with nothing but half a boring, normal hamburger. See the full ranking of establishments here

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