Twisted Root is Going to Serve Beaver Burgers for "the Jokes." What Jokes? (Updated)

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Beaver: It's what's for dinner.
Update: Yesterday we told you that Twisted Root would be serving beaver burgers tomorrow, which is now today. Today we're told that the beaver burgers will not be available until tomorrow, which is still tomorrow. Are we clear? Crystal.

Original item: Deep Ellum's location of Twisted Root, the burger chain built on a Diner's Drive-ins and Dives appearance, announced today they would be serving up beaver burgers for a limited time. The burgers, derived from the semi-aquatic rodent known for damning streams, can be had for $7.99.

Owner Jason Boso laughed when I called him about the exotic burger. "We're always trying to do something exotic and funky," he told me. The restaurant has featured other game meats, including kangaroo, in the past.

The beaver comes in from British Columbia. Boso bought 60 pounds of the meat and will put in on the menu starting tomorrow until he runs out.

I've never eaten beaver, so I searched around and found a few references to dark red, fine grained, moist and tender, meat. Most compare the flavor of beaver to roast pork. Boso admits tomorrow morning's run will constitute his first ever beaver tasting as well. "I've got no idea," he told me when I asked him what beaver tasted like. "But the jokes alone are worth it."

I don't get it. What jokes?


Location Info

Twisted Root Burger Co.

2615 Commerce St., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant


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Sybils_Beaver
Sybils_Beaver

Shit, I have to go back into hiding, dont want them to find me.  Ill check in tomorrow once the start serving

Sybils_Beaver
Sybils_Beaver

Were yall looking for me, fortunately i didnt get taken for this batch, but now Im getting stuffed by richie

Admonkey
Admonkey

Speaking of burgers, I can't believe Mooyah is beating the Angry Dog in the DMN's people's choice poll.

Dallas is nuts.

foodbevlaw
foodbevlaw

I can't wait to post on Facebook that I had beaver for lunch.

Q_ponyboy
Q_ponyboy

Being from the Ozark Mtns of Missoura, and being gay, I would still try this!

twinwillow
twinwillow

I love to eat juicy beaver. Although, I prefer mine without hair. Heh, heh, heh.

Alice Laussade
Alice Laussade

They're not locally sourced from White Rock? Lame.

informed opinion
informed opinion

beaver is an old outdated colloquialism...most women shave now

Oak Cliff Townie
Oak Cliff Townie

I guess the Brazilian Beaver burger comes with nothing on it  ?

matt
matt

They are called furrburgers

TLS
TLS

What are the chances that I order a beaver burger and the name card they give me is Dick Fitzinhugh?

Gentle Reader
Gentle Reader

Some of you might be interested in a book called SHE COMES FIRST.  Really helpful.  Seriously.

Brandon
Brandon

It's funny because Vagina 

Champagne_Coolie
Champagne_Coolie

The beaver I eat has zero calories and fat...Jus sayin...

Ed D.
Ed D.

They mentioned this new menu option on Storage Wars: Texas a week or two ago (Ricky and Bubba brought some old kitchen tools in to get evaluated by an "expert") so they've been planning this bit for a while. Also, the Twisted Root guy said he didn't think they'd taste very good, so... not a ringing endorsement.

just sayin'
just sayin'

I bet Alice's head exploded when she heard about this. Her column that writes itself can now review the beaver burger at a restaurant where now the jokes write themselves. If Cheap Bastard visits Twisted Root, we will all be launched into a 4th dimension of lame jokes.

CA
CA

Well, jokes aside, as it's a silly one, are you just trying to act unimpressed by the "joke"? In addition, do 5-6 locations equal a "chain" and I'm not sure the only reason they're in business is simply b/c of a 7 minute appearance on tv.

I'm not in the TR defense-club, sometimes it's really top-notch while other times it's rather average. But they are one of the Deep Ellum revivalists, along with bolstering the little SMU Blvd strip for the kiddos. Not sure about the snark on this one. It's silly yes, but I think their persona allows for that.

Mervis
Mervis

Mmmmmmmnnnnnnnn....beaver!!!!!

In the interest of being localvores or whatever they should be using Nutria.

Nick R.
Nick R.

How much wood can a wood chuck-- [BASEBALL BAT THUMP]

kergo 1 spaceship
kergo 1 spaceship

Where you been SB?  Is half cat, and Scott with you?  How bout dr. g, and Mary?  

Nic Rodriguez
Nic Rodriguez

Smashburger was in the semis...that told me that the "poll" was trash.

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

ignore any and all polls on the DMN, if you read the comments over there you will know why!  Somehow the DMN gets the dumbest of the dumb in Dallas to comment

cp
cp

 Er, the Trinity.

Kergo 1 Spaceship
Kergo 1 Spaceship

And while yer at it, take out the trash out toots, and I like the steak cooked RARE.  Thank you!My preference for reading is not that sh+t, but, rather stuff about the Chisholm Trail, Hunter S. Thompson, Thoreau, and The Spanish and American War.  

Josh's broken records
Josh's broken records

Hey Sugar, why don't you shave your legs and fetch us a beer..when we want your help picking books we'll let you know.

DaTruth
DaTruth

When beaver started using tampons

Scott Reitz
Scott Reitz

 It's not snark at all. I'm into beaver burgers for serious.

Nic Rodriguez
Nic Rodriguez

We could eat prairie dog...or squirrel burgers.

NewsDog
NewsDog

Nutria is stringier and tougher than beaver.

Mervis
Mervis

Yeah, cause look what we did up in here.

Aunt FloJo
Aunt FloJo

Whats the old joke? How do you turn your dishwasher into a snowplow? Give that bitch a shovel.

jordan's broken anus
jordan's broken anus

ah.. vagina talk. homo talk. and yet you nor any other little douchers get capped and thrown overboard by the powers that be at the obs... CENSORSHIP, bitches....

DaTruth
DaTruth

There are local beavers. The soft furry kind that go swimming and play with logs... oh hell nevermind. It will always sound naughty.

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