Who would have expected that celeb chef Ming Tsai’s Blue Dragon gastropub in Boston would have a burger on the menu? It does, and so do four other restaurants selected by Esquire’s John Mariani as being among the Best New Restaurants in America for 2013. He chose a total of 19 hot spots, but we’ll [...]
Burger Week Montreal began last year as a 30-restaurant competition to find the city’s best burger. The winner was Burger Bar Crescent’s mind-bending, poutine-topped Hangover Burger. It was a hard act to follow, but this year’s Burger Week was four times better.
That’s because this year’s September 1-7 event was held simultaneously in four Canadian [...]
Luxe Burger Bar in Providence, R.I., has been a leader in creative burger crowd-sourcing. Its Build Your Own Burger contest’s third go-round received more than 200 submissions. The challenge: Create a burger masterpiece from a list of more than 45 ingredients already offered at Luxe, as well as two of each entrant’s own secret ingredients. [...]
A burger, beer and side at Hops Burger Bar.
How many more burger joints can there be? The question is continually asked and just as quickly answered by another opening. As in the past, I intended the “best new” list to be a year-end report. But the first half of 2013 saw so many [...]
Every publication and quest-for-the-best blogger has a list of the best burgers in America. The Daily Meal has published its list and I’m reprinting theirs here because they deserve the kudos and attention. Eat/Dine Editor Dan Myers and colleagues Arthur Bovino and Colman Andrews did the homework and the legwork to produce a list that [...]
What connects the dots of Burger King’s new summer menu is barbecue sauce. Its new Rib Sandwich is a “juicy boneless rib patty with a sweet and tangy BBQ sauce served with sweet pickles on a warm toasted artisan-style bun.” Barbecue sauce is on the menu’s Carolina Whopper, Memphis Pulled Pork and new BBQ Chicken [...]
Food & Wine magazine likes to select the “Best New Chefs” each year. BurgerBusiness.com likes to ask, “But can they make a good burger?” This year’s F&W list is another interesting one and burgers—especially house-signature burgers—are fairly well represented given the fine-dining level of most concepts honored.
Underbelly’s UB Double Double
Start with Chef [...]