Grub Scout: Cumberland Ave. burger joint should rank high with UT crowd

Burgers and fries are the specialty at Gyrene Burger.

Burgers and fries are the specialty at Gyrene Burger.

First things first. I was not familiar with the term “gyrene” before learning about this restaurant. For inquiring minds like mine, the word is an amalgam of “G.I.” and “marine,” which makes a lot of sense, considering the restaurant’s military-theme branding.

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