Is it still called a hamburger without a bun?

#1 Posted by InfiniteGeass (2139 posts) -

Let's say you ran out of buns and decided to eat the hamburger on it's own. Do you still call it a hamburger or would you call it something else?

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#2 Posted by Skytylz (4070 posts) -

Yes, but it would no longer be a sandwich.

#3 Posted by ajamafalous (12393 posts) -

A hamburger patty.

#4 Posted by Lemoncookie01 (1663 posts) -

With buns hamburger without meat patty.

#5 Posted by Hockeymask27 (3687 posts) -
@ajamafalous said:
" A hamburger patty. "
#6 Posted by Doubt (334 posts) -

its called ham

#7 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6652 posts) -

Then what is a Durger without a bun?

#8 Posted by Vager (1675 posts) -

Hamburger Steak?

#9 Posted by dyong (334 posts) -

Yes, I think so. The hamburger refers to the particular style of meat patty. The bun is some sort of mutant cultural thing.

#10 Posted by EvilMuffin (132 posts) -

It's a beef patty.

#11 Posted by Fbomb (1173 posts) -

Salisbury Steak of low quality

#12 Posted by OmegaChosen (657 posts) -

It'd be a hamburger steak, at least around here.

#13 Posted by JeffGoldblum (3767 posts) -
@Hockeymask27 said:
" @ajamafalous said:
" A hamburger paRty. "
"
fixed.
#14 Posted by dankempster (2590 posts) -

For me personally, the meat is referred to as a beef burger, or simply just a burger. That being said, they're also the terms I tend to use for a 'hamburger' anyway. Then again, that's just me. Maybe it's a UK thing, but I can't say for sure, and I wouldn't want to speak on behalf of a whole nation if that's just some weird idiosyncrasy I've picked up.

#15 Posted by Atomasist (2793 posts) -

Beef patty.

#16 Posted by masternater27 (929 posts) -

Hamburger steak dog.  What if you're crazy and get a hamburger with lettuce instead of a bun?  Still a hamburger?  Surely it isn't a sandwich anymore?

#17 Posted by one_2nd (2388 posts) -
@Skytylz said:
" Yes, but it would no longer be a sandwich. "
#18 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -
@InfiniteGeass:   It's what the French do.  My family was at a restaurant in Paris and my brother and I order hamburgers from the menu.  The restaurant's idea of a "hamburger" is a small, vaguely rectangular piece of beef with no bun.  The waiter actually rolled his eyes when he saw me and my brother both take dinner rolls and fashion them into buns.
#19 Posted by Dantekiller (231 posts) -

beef wars  (optimus prime meat)

#20 Posted by scarace360 (4813 posts) -

No thats a hamburger steak.

#21 Posted by Dantekiller (231 posts) -
@scarace360 said:
" No thats a hamburger steak. "
not if you grind it
#22 Posted by scarace360 (4813 posts) -
@Dantekiller: Sir you are crazy.
#23 Posted by Dantekiller (231 posts) -
@scarace360: yes yes i am but its a good hamburger my god is it good 
#25 Posted by ry0wn (187 posts) -
@masternater27 said:
" Hamburger steak dog.  What if you're crazy and get a hamburger with lettuce instead of a bun?  Still a hamburger?  Surely it isn't a sandwich anymore? "
I think you just broke my brain...
#26 Posted by LiquidPrince (16475 posts) -

It's still called a hamburger. You could possibly call it a patty as well.

#27 Posted by Jambones (1726 posts) -

I am going to say that it'd be called a patty if there was no bun.

#28 Posted by Icil (745 posts) -
@masternater27 said:
 "Hamburger steak dog.  What if you're crazy and get a hamburger with lettuce instead of a bun?  Still a hamburger?  Surely it isn't a sandwich anymore? "
I buy this at In-N-Out, they call it 'protein style' burgers. Lettuce wrapped around the bun n' toppings. Still a burger to me (I pay a burger's price for it).
 
And we should trust em', cause they're professionals.
#29 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4994 posts) -

l always call them Burgers anyway, never (Ham)burgers.

#30 Posted by Dtat (1705 posts) -

I  think there needs to be meat and bun for it to be called a "hamburger." If the meat is called a "hamburger patty" and the bread is a "hamburger bun," then apart they pieces of a whole hamburger.
#31 Posted by White_Silhouette (488 posts) -
@drag said:
" Of course. Nothing about the word hamburger implies buns.  "
#32 Posted by marcandrer (34 posts) -

yeah over here a hamburger without the bun is called hamburger steak..
#33 Posted by Vigorousjammer (2843 posts) -
@LordXavierBritish said:
" Then what is a Durger without a bun? "
A Hawt Dawg
#34 Posted by face15 (1368 posts) -

Yep, still a hamburger. I have to make them at work occasionally; "Hamburger, no bun!".

#35 Posted by SPACETURTLE (1654 posts) -

Without buns it's no longer a hamburger, no...

#36 Posted by Bones8677 (3362 posts) -
@ajamafalous said:
" A hamburger patty. "
This
#37 Posted by jakob187 (22313 posts) -

It is still called a hamburger.  It's amazing how few people know the origins of the hamburger or what actually makes a hamburger what it is.

#38 Posted by raiz265 (2243 posts) -

meat.

#39 Posted by jonnyboy (2867 posts) -

It's called 'I want a refund'.

#40 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1864 posts) -

Hells to the no. For example, let's say you have a taco without the outer shell; it's just meat with veggies and cheese.

#41 Posted by Claude (16614 posts) -

I call it ground beef. I do like them in patties.

#42 Posted by Gamer_152 (14282 posts) -

I typed 'Define: hamburger' into Google and if they're to be believed then it's still a hamburger. Personally I quite enjoy eating hambuger patties without the bun.

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#43 Posted by TheGreatGuero (8882 posts) -

I think it's fair to call it a "bun-less burger". I have no objection to that.

#44 Posted by Barrock (3760 posts) -

Of course. The actual meat type is hamburger. You use hamburger meat in tacos and such too.

#45 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1864 posts) -
@Barrock said:
" Of course. The actual meat type is hamburger. You use hamburger meat in tacos and such too. "
Isn't the meat type and style ground beef/chicken/whatever? That's also how I would describe the meat used in tacos.

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