In honor of National Hamburger Day on Monday, we asked Tambo, owner and founder of gourmet burger bar Bred, 30 questions.
What’s your name?
Do you live in Dot?
Favorite thing about Dot?
Favorite place to grab a bite?
Steel & Rye
Favorite place to grab a drink?
Steel & Rye
Last place you ate outside of Dot?
Nicole’s Pizza South End
Are you a Boston sports fan?
Favorite sports team?
Name one tourist-y thing you’ve done in Boston?
The Freedom Trail
Describe Bred in 3 words?
Local, delicious, innovative
When did Bred first open?
January 15th, 2015
Have you always wanted to open a burger joint?
Where did you learn to cook?
In the Backyard
Why the Lower Mills neighborhood?
Close to home, friendly community
Favorite summer activity?
Grilling and drinking beer
Favorite backyard bbq playlist?
Favorite yard game?
Corn on the cob or potato salad?
What’s the perfect hamburger bun?
What’s on your plate at a Memorial Day cookout?
Burger, ribs, potato, lobster tail, Mac & cheese
If you could invite anyone in the world to your cookout (dead or alive) who would you invite?
Three things you would bring to a deserted island?
Bottle of Scotch, my bulldog, and a grill
Who inspires you?
My mother, she’s hilarious.
How do you take your coffee?
Black, but coffee is way too strong for me.
Beach or Lake vacation?
Your ideal late night snack?
Cheese and crackers
If you could only eat one kind of burger for the rest of your life?
Bred Classic, triple, extra cheese, extra bacon