Zooming down to Summit county, we decided that a trip to the relatively new fangled Flip Side.

Located next to the Captain Obvious One Red Door, Flip Side is a smaller burger joint than I expected.

Flipside located next to....duh One Red Door

Same owners and I think Chef Shawn Monday oversees both.

We waited for 30 minutes for a table for four. Gladly, we nuzzled our way to the bar for a few beers. Maxamuffin would be proud.

Despite not having as many beverage choices as those party animals at the Brickskeller in Washington DC, Flip Burger’s Stella was rather lukewarm. Gladly ordered a different beer on the next turn.

Being egg sluts for the day, we opted for the Shawn’s Burger-$8.5.

Fried Egg on a burger with bacon, farmhouse cheese, flat top onions, spicy pickles and mayo.

Flipside's Shawn's Burger

Not so much on the spicy pickes…more like “pickle”. Farmhouse cheese was melted well and I do like the mayo separate. Lettuce and tomato looked like the supermarket special. And correct me if I’m wrong, but those onions don’t look so “flat top”ed to me. The egg was indeed sexy.

The actual burger was cooked well…medium rare. Nice job to the line.

Medium rare = Nice job

Also decided to grinds their namesake burger – The FlipSide burger -$8.5

with 2-year old cheddar cheese, applewood bacon, charred balsamic vinegar red onions and house made BBQ sauce.

Flipside burger

Bacon was prepared and then manhandled placed on the burger by a blind guy who suffers from intermittant seizures. Also appears that the cheese was sliced and placed by the same guy too. We couldn’t taste the 2-year old aging process. Needed more charred balsamic vinegar red onions. Housemade BBQ sauce wasn’t anything special…but perhaps if you call it “housemade” in Hudson, those soccer moms wet their panties. But I admit that I really do enjoy sesame seed buns too.

Comparatively, we believe B-spot has the patty thing down pat. Their beef is from La Freida in NY and we like them.

Did we get some sides? Of course!

We HAD to get the fries since they were listed as “triple cooked” with salt & herbs $3.5

Flipside triple cooked french fries

We opted for the clean ones w/ no special toppings so we could see/taste the real deal. Indeed they were! Fries were excellent, well seasoned, great outside crunch. Well done lads!

Obviously the litmus test of a good burger joint is their detail to onion ring, so we ordered the Crispy chili rubbed Onion Rings w/ remoulade – $5.

Flipside Onion rings

Flipside’s Onion rings were straight freezer bag from Aldi’s. The heavy-handed coating of chili powder doused on my the epileptic fry station guy could not hide these store-bought specials. Blah.

*WARNING* In checking out their website, FlipSide has some great music playing. But the AUTO play should be killed along with the webmaster who bamboozled the manager as a “good idea”. People, use the internets – don’t abuse it. BTW-I HATE when you auto play things on your website.

Regardless, for those Summit county soccer moms who incessantly babble about their mini-van seats and gossip about their skanky PTA members, Flipside will have them squirting with joy in beautiful Hudson. Not me.

The Real Housewives of....er.....Hudson

If they were in Cleveland, I know the Real Housewives of Fuckville would dine at BSpot (Thanks to Chef Symon).

Burger in the world?!?! We still guarantee that the best burger in the world can be found here.

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