A St. Louis diner dish, the slinger is a clean-the-kitchen concoction that varies from menu to menu. A typical configuration would be a couple of hamburger patties and fried potatoes topped with a fried egg or two, blanketed with chili, and garnished with grated cheese and chopped raw onions. Slingers are eaten for breakfast or lunch or as a pre-dawn prophylactic for an oncoming hangover.

Restaurants With This Dish

Allin’s Diner


A plate of spaghetti and meatballs at Goodfellas Cafe in Corona, CA
Goodfellas Cafe


Diner Grill



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