Burger and brew? You bet. Burger with wine? Many burger lovers and restaurateurs aren’t sure they go together. But Wine Enthusiast magazine has released its 2012 list of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America. The magazine says these operations “have established themselves as standouts for wine lovers, boasting visionary beverage programs and innovative menus, [...]
Last year was a turning point for the burger boom. The pivot is evidenced by the relative absence of burger-menu spots on “best new restaurants of 2011” lists. But contrary to what some industry observers/doubters choose to believe, I don’t think this represents a decline in burger popularity. The list below shows that quality new [...]
According to online restaurant site Metromix, these 22 burger joints are rated the highest by its readers. Check the Metromix slideshow or view the winners’ menus individually below. No, this doesn’t square with my list of faves either, but burgers are an art, not a science. Eat on.
Grind Brgr Bar
►B Spot, Woodmere, [...]
[Update: Boston Burger Company's Ray Malvone is the winner and will participate in the Burger Bash.] Rachael Ray gets more than her share of criticism, in part because of her ubiquity, but the woman knows and respects burgers. Her Burger Bash at the annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival has established itself [...]
Longman & Eagle
BurgerBusiness’s tradition—and our niche—has been to evaluate restaurant awards by how many of the winners serve a good burger. By that measure GQ magazine’s Alan Richman’s list of the 10 Best New Restaurants in America hits .200. That’s good enough if you want to play for the Cubs, but [...]