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An Abundance of Intriguing Burgers

An Abundance of Intriguing Burgers

I create the “The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers” compilations by setting aside a few of the many burgers I encounter in the course of keeping BurgerBusiness.com up to date. Usually I have a dozen or so burgers from which I select eight or 10 to feature. What happened this week is that when I took […]

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 2/26

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 2/26

Yesterday’s post shared disheartening data from The NPD Group showing a decline in the number of independent restaurants. This collection counters with burgers from three recently opened independent burger restaurants. All is not lost, despite the data. The first two come from well-known, well-respected chefs April Bloomfield and John Tesar, respectively. The third, Ground Burger […]

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 2/12

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 2/12

The variety in this week’s burgers is especially appealing. There’s bison and brisket, slides and a breakfast sandwich, truffled mashed potatoes and Cheddar popcorn. When people ask what I mean by intriguing, I may just have to send them here. I’m trying a different format for the Intriguing roundup here, one that allows a little […]

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 1/29

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 1/29

I can report to you that the state of the burger is strong, creative and fun. As evidence I point to the burgers here from burger bar and chain menus in the past week or so. January has proven to be an unexpectedly busy month for menu innovation, not just by the top chains but […]

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 1/22

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 1/22

To balance this week’s continuing discussion of U.S. value menus, I thought I’d close the week with some interesting burgers introduced outside the U.S. There are no discount burgers here; just full-throttle creative builds, including an El Chapo Burger from Canada. With buffalo, reindeer and prawn patties and toppings from fig marmalade and horseradish relish […]

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 1/15

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 1/15

All the discussion of chicken sandwiches this week had me craving a beef burger, so we’ll close the week with nine interesting ones (plus one chicken) on burger concept menus around the world. With toppings ranging from eggplant, corn chimichurri and apple slaw, these burgers show that 2016 is under way in style.

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 12/11

The Week’s Most Intriguing Burgers 12/11

Baldwin Street Burger’s “12 Days of BSB Christmas” kicked off December 1 with a Seattle Seahawk Sandwich special (beer-battered Basa catfish fillet, crispy pomme frites and house-made tartar sauce). On the 5th day it offered the delightful burger shown and described below. The festivities end On December 19 & 20 with Jerk Chicken Poutine, which […]

A Short Week’s Intriguing Burgers

A Short Week’s Intriguing Burgers

Soon, life will be all about turkey, so here are a handful of intriguing burgers—all beef—encountered this week. Enjoy the holiday.