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Big'z Burger Joint Restaurant Review: Local chef Andrew Weissman (of Osteria Il Sogno and The Sandbar Fish House & Market fame) is the creative force behind this family-run and family-friendly burger joint where yellow walls compete with the terra-cotta-stained floors, and corrugated metal plays against picnic tables topped with butcher paper. More straight-on chic are the Angus beef burgers that can be accessorized with beer-braised onions, apple wood-smoked bacon, portobello mushrooms and more --- including the fried egg that makes the burger “dirty.” There’s also a chalupa burger on a shell with refrieds, cheddar, pico de gallo and a half-pound of beef. We like the burgers well enough, but it’s the seasoned fries with inventive dips that have us hooked. The double-thick milk shakes (Mexican vanilla is a favorite) are challenging in their density, so a little melt-down time is advised. The Party Barn is open for business at the original location. There’s also an outpost at 10106 Hwy. 151 in the Sea World vicinity, 201-543-2029.