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jbb

West Palm Beach, FL

#1 Dec 30, 2008
i've been away from the burg for 15 years now but i still crave the hamburger wagon on a daily basis! does anyone have any idea how they do it? i've tried frying small beef patties in oil, but its missing something. anyone have any ideas? p.s. if you move away, expect to miss the hambuger wagon, cassano's, ron's, subby's, and marion's. before moving, i suggest you get your fill of them all because it is definately unique to that area.

Since: Dec 08

Miamisburg, Oh

#2 Jan 1, 2009
I have lived in the Burg my whole life still have no clue how they do it. I just had a couple burgers from there the other day, new people own it but the burgers are still about the same. I beleive it is hamburger and sausage mixed together and fried in oil till crisp lots of pepper also. Good Stuff indeed!! Sorry you are missing it.

Since: Oct 08

Orlando, FL

#3 Jan 2, 2009
They have also had the same cast iron skillet for many, many years.

Since: Oct 08

Orlando, FL

#4 Jan 2, 2009
Hey jbb. I live a little north of you. What year did you graduate?
martin

San Antonio, TX

#6 Jan 6, 2009
They use hamburger and sausage and lard. Lots of pepper. They are awesome burgers. I also miss Frisch's as well. We live north of you and I too would like to know what year you went to the burg.
bm
hey

London, KY

#8 Jan 7, 2009
My family and I grew up in the burg but left in 1986 we are very fortunate and make visits atleast three to four times per year to visit family but mainly to get a sub from Subby's (I worked there when it was Super Subway and out by the Dayton Mall) we go to Esther Price Candy Store, I don't know about Cassano's where they used to be is closed down, we stop by and grab a sack of little hamburgers and yes before we leave for the day we go close out the evening with Ron's, we eat a pizza there and get one to go and a mushroom steak sandwich. We recently visited and there was a car show going on in downtown we had to wait quite a while to get a table but well worth the wait

Since: Dec 08

Miamisburg, Oh

#9 Jan 11, 2009
Hey, hey Cassano's is now on Heineke Rd. north of the McD's and Krogers they moved into a small place not many tables to sit and eat i think there main focus is on delivery.

Since: Oct 08

Orlando, FL

#10 Jan 11, 2009
Hey Martin. What year did you graduate? I graduated in 1990 and live beach side by Cocoa Beach.
Leon Harrison

New Carlisle, OH

#12 Jan 16, 2009
I just can't see it. I like to sit and eat inside and look at ladies, not that I'm beggin' for leg, but most of those fat-assed women standing at the Hamburger Wagon have me gaggin'.
Gabby

United States

#13 Jan 16, 2009
Seriously, Leon have you nothing better to do in life than to critize ?
Carolyn

AOL

#14 Jan 17, 2009
What does the hamburger wagon charge for burgers now? And can someone fed ex me one?
Hey

Sheridan, AR

#15 Jan 19, 2009
thanks still in the burg for the tip on Cassano's we will visit on our next trip
Library Lurker

New Carlisle, OH

#17 Jan 23, 2009
Girls, this is why your asses are fatter and your bellies aren't getting any flatter, not that it matters, much like this chatter.
BurgerDude

United States

#19 Jan 25, 2009
Carolyn wrote:
What does the hamburger wagon charge for burgers now? And can someone fed ex me one?
They were .85 each, when I had them last back in the Summer.
jbb

United States

#22 Jan 29, 2009
msbger4life wrote:
Hey jbb. I live a little north of you. What year did you graduate?
i graduated in 1993
jbb

United States

#23 Jan 29, 2009
martin wrote:
They use hamburger and sausage and lard. Lots of pepper. They are awesome burgers. I also miss Frisch's as well. We live north of you and I too would like to know what year you went to the burg.
bm
i graduated and left in 1993
I remember when

Kennesaw, GA

#24 May 10, 2009
OMG! The hamburger wagon! Ron's, Cassano's; these are memories I'll never forget. I moved from the area in '84, and since my parents have passed I haven't been back. My son visited the area a couple yrs ago and brought me some pics that brought back memories. He said a lot has changed, yet everything's the same.
Bur ger Gourmet

New Carlisle, OH

#25 May 27, 2009
I think the secret is that they have also been using the same oil to cook with for years--seems to never be changed-- gives the burgers character.
Steve

New Albany, OH

#26 Jun 1, 2009
I moved to Columbus in 82 from Germantown and miss the hamburger wagon. I could never pass it without stopping. I occasionally get back there for a sack of them. What I miss most is Don's Pizza in Germantown, Ron's in "the burg" and Marion's which I consider the best pizzas made. They all are very similar. Also the mushroom steak sub. That style of pizza and the mushroom steak sub you cannot get anywhere but the Dayton area.
sherry

Erlanger, KY

#30 Aug 31, 2009
I got the original recipe from the neice of the original owner many years ago. It is a combination of Hamburger, flour, salt and pepper. The real trick is a cast iron skillet, screamming hot grease and most importantly the meat has to go into the greese really really cold. Notice they put it in frozen. I don't do it that cold but it can not be room temperature.
Hope that helps

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