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   "Food and Wine" magazine publishes list of best burgers in the US, calls entire list into question with #4. (Warning, burger fail slide show)

29 Nov 2012 12:26 PM   |   18245 clicks   |   Some Guy
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naughtyrev    [TotalFark]  
Nice to see that one of the ones on there (Custom House in Chicago) is closed. Way to be timely, list.

29 Nov 2012 09:34 AM
flucto    [TotalFark]  
Hipster burgers. Mmm, tastes like smug.

29 Nov 2012 10:02 AM
James!    [TotalFark]  
I have never been excited about Shake Shack.  I don't get what people see in that burger.

29 Nov 2012 10:21 AM
Benevolent Misanthrope    [TotalFark]  

James!: I have never been excited about Shake Shack.  I don't get what people see in that burger.


On the other hand, I would kill for an In-N-Out to open in Tacoma.

/Double-double-animal-style-fries-wel l-done, biatches!

29 Nov 2012 10:51 AM
MaudlinMutantMollusk    [TotalFark]  

Benevolent Misanthrope: James!: I have never been excited about Shake Shack.  I don't get what people see in that burger.

On the other hand, I would kill for an In-N-Out to open in Tacoma.

/Double-double-animal-style-fries-wel l-done, biatches!


dammit... that made me hungry

/loves me some In-N-Out

29 Nov 2012 10:53 AM
James!    [TotalFark]  

Benevolent Misanthrope: James!: I have never been excited about Shake Shack.  I don't get what people see in that burger.

On the other hand, I would kill for an In-N-Out to open in Tacoma.

/Double-double-animal-style-fries-well -done, biatches!


I'm also not a fan of In-N-Out.  Thin patties all cooked medium well do not get my dick hard.

29 Nov 2012 10:53 AM
FlashHarry    [TotalFark]  
smash burger. greasy but farking awesome.

/wish we had an in-n-out burger here in omaha

29 Nov 2012 11:18 AM
DannyJunior     
Actually a solid list. But sorry, this ain't cutting it:

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29 Nov 2012 11:19 AM
flucto    [TotalFark]  

DannyJunior: Actually a solid list. But sorry, this ain't cutting it:


No way. Louie's is awesome.

29 Nov 2012 11:59 AM
SarahDiddle     
Seared tuna on a bun does not a burger make Food and Wine magazine!

29 Nov 2012 12:04 PM
roc6783     

29 Nov 2012 12:13 PM
roc6783     
Also missing, Big Kahuna Burger.

29 Nov 2012 12:19 PM
ChipNASA    [TotalFark]  
YOU SUCK HIPSTER A-HOLES!!

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29 Nov 2012 12:29 PM
DSF6969     
If it aint got beef, it aint a burger

Ahi Burger (seared Ahi tuna burger topped with ginger-wasabi mayonnaise and Asian slaw, served in a toasted egg bun).

www.foodandwine.comView Full Size

29 Nov 2012 12:30 PM
faptown     
White Manna made the list!

29 Nov 2012 12:31 PM
Spanky_McFarksalot     
best burgers in the US large towns becausse we don't care about small town burgers...

If anyone ever passes through Marinette Wisconsin, first you're probably lost, but 2nd stop at Mickey-Lu Bar-B-Q. Best burger you will ever have.

29 Nov 2012 12:31 PM
Freudian_slipknot     

naughtyrev: Nice to see that one of the ones on there (Custom House in Chicago) is closed. Way to be timely, list.


Bad Apple is way better anyway.

29 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
freewill    [TotalFark]  

ChipNASA: YOU SUCK HIPSTER A-HOLES!!

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Five Guys has gone downhill a bit, but I agree, when it was young, it was incredible. Now, that broad is not aging well. It's no Shake Shack.

29 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
nirwana     

Spanky_McFarksalot: best burgers in the US large towns becausse we don't care about small town burgers...

If anyone ever passes through Marinette Wisconsin, first you're probably lost, but 2nd stop at Mickey-Lu Bar-B-Q. Best burger you will ever have.


Then drive on to Madison and have a Cheese Plaza at Plaza tavern.

29 Nov 2012 12:33 PM
Rapmaster2000    [TotalFark]  
As someone who has been to Holeman and Finch, allow me to offer my review of their burger.

/makes jerkoff motion

29 Nov 2012 12:33 PM
thoughtsausage     
Tuna sammich (while delicious) != burger!

29 Nov 2012 12:33 PM
heyheyjerky     
Louis' Lunch is a horrible burger. Sure it's the first place to serve it, but man, they are not that good.

Ted's is good if you like steamed burgers.

The best burger in CT is from Goldburgers in Newington.

29 Nov 2012 12:34 PM
Old_Chief_Scott     
Them's fightin' words, subby.

29 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
IHateLongIsland     
Minetta Tavern is the best burger I've ever had.

Louie's Lunch is a great burger, but not in my top ten.

Shake Shack is incredible.

In-N-Out and 5 Guys are one in the same, a step above McD's.


The thing is that it depends on what kind of burger you're in the mood for at that moment. There are times when I'd love to go get a Shack burger, and other times when I just want to pick up a sack of sliders from White Castle. As long as it puts a smile on your face there should be no argument.

29 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
rocinante721     
JACKSON HOLE >>> SHAKE SHACK

I'm a serious abouts NYC burgers

29 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
plewis     
As a resident of DC, please let me say "Where?" Followed by another "Where?" for Arlington, VA.

However, we are carpet bombed with Five Guys here, so it's all good. And yeah, quality has slacked a little, but it's still a damn fine burger.

29 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
Nogale     
I wish these lists would include prices. I don't think a burger meal - however good - should require financing.

29 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
Citrate1007     
That whole list seemed like Meh....and like subby said the #4 destroyed any credit that the author apparently had.

29 Nov 2012 12:36 PM
Matrix Flavored Wasabi     
In-N-Out has to be the most overrated burger I've ever had. Same with Five Guys fries. I'll take my local joints any day.

29 Nov 2012 12:36 PM
Abe Vigoda's Ghost    [TotalFark]  

DSF6969: If it aint got beef, it aint a burger

Ahi Burger (seared Ahi tuna burger topped with ginger-wasabi mayonnaise and Asian slaw, served in a toasted egg bun).

www.foodandwine.comView Full Size


That's what we lowbrow people refer to as a 'fish sandwich'.

29 Nov 2012 12:36 PM
Banned on the Run     
Wow. I put the over/under on an In-N-Out fanboy post at 8. I was over by 4.

/In-N-Out is slightly above average.

29 Nov 2012 12:37 PM
wiwille     
The Peanut Butter Bacon and Jelly burger at Twisted Root trumps all! No seriously it is quite possibly the best burger I've ever had, next to Seattle's Red Mill Bacon Blue Cheese burger. Yes, you can find good beef in Seattle.

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/Not a hipster

29 Nov 2012 12:37 PM
jlokes     

nirwana: Spanky_McFarksalot: best burgers in the US large towns becausse we don't care about small town burgers...

If anyone ever passes through Marinette Wisconsin, first you're probably lost, but 2nd stop at Mickey-Lu Bar-B-Q. Best burger you will ever have.

Then drive on to Madison and have a Cheese Plaza at Plaza tavern.


I can vouch for this statement. They may not look like much but they are awesome. First place i eat when visiting that area.

Just look at the place.
Link

29 Nov 2012 12:37 PM
LikeALeafOnTheWind     
as for fast food bugers, in and out is ok.. but its overrated.. smash burger is pretty good. I really like the burgers at Kelly's Roast Beef ( locations around Boston ) maybe just because i dont get to have them around here. They just put in a 5 guys down the road.. havent tried it yet, but its on my list of things to do.

29 Nov 2012 12:37 PM
Millennium     

plewis: As a resident of DC, please let me say "Where?" Followed by another "Where?" for Arlington, VA.


Huh? Ray's is there.

29 Nov 2012 12:37 PM
swyll     
1) New York City: Minetta Tavern
2) Atlanta, GA: Holeman & Finch
3) Chicago, IL: Custom House Tavern
4) California: In-N-Out Burger
5) San Francisco: Zuni Café
6) Buffalo Gap, TX: Perini Ranch Steakhouse
7) Chicago: David Burke Primehouse
8) Napa: Gott's Roadside
9) New Haven, CT: Louis' Lunch
10) New York City: The Spotted Pig
11) Los Angeles: Father's Office
12) New York City: Little Owl
13) Washington D.C: Palena Café
14) Meriden, CT: Ted's
15) Dearborn, MI: Miller's Bar
16) Boston, MA: Craigie on Main
17) Healdsburg, CA: Healdsburg Bar & Grill
18) New York City: Shake Shack
19) Hackensack, NJ: White Manna
20) New York City: Peter Luger
21) Las Vegas, NV: BLT Burger
22) Ohio: B-Spot Burgers
23) Arlington, VA: Ray's Hell Burger

29 Nov 2012 12:37 PM
bighairyguy    [TotalFark]  
My smoked gouda with bacon burger rules in my house.

29 Nov 2012 12:38 PM
russsssman     
Seems the thoroughness of their review of burger joints is equal to the quality of their slideshow. Everything is in New York/NE area except the few places in Cali and Nevada that they had overheard about at a rooftop wine party. "oh it's a simply diviiiiiiiiiine burger".

29 Nov 2012 12:38 PM
kernunrex     
As they say, the lists fails without:

www.blimpyburger.comView Full Size


and I dare you to talk on cellphone while waiting in line...

29 Nov 2012 12:38 PM
Bortrax     
How drunk I am factors immensely into what sort of burger I might enjoy at any given moment.

29 Nov 2012 12:38 PM
jjorsett     
Hodad's, San Diego. Bring a windbreaker for a grease shield.

29 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
ongbok     

roc6783: Also missing, Big Kahuna Burger.


Now that's a tasty burger. But you defiantly need a beverage to wash it down. It will hit the spot.

29 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
Abe Vigoda's Ghost    [TotalFark]  

Matrix Flavored Wasabi: In-N-Out has to be the most overrated burger I've ever had


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29 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
TofuTheAlmighty     
List fails miserably without Bailey's Range. Plus restaurant-made ice cream and boozy shakes. Just magnificent.

29 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
Falstaff     
Five Guys has a decent burger, but it's on a pathetic bun. The fries are tasty goodness though.

29 Nov 2012 12:40 PM
Sarsin     
+1 for Gott's Roadside. Everything there is freakin' awesome.

The Shake Shack had alright burgers. Their shakes were amazing.

29 Nov 2012 12:40 PM
Unicron74     

Nogale: I wish these lists would include prices. I don't think a burger meal - however good - should require financing.


Don't go to the Spotted Pig then. I did have the burger there about 3 years ago and it was very good, but it cost about $20 if memory serves.

29 Nov 2012 12:40 PM
RumsfeldsReplacement     
Can't speak for the non-Boston ones, but Green Street burgers? Awesome! Craigie on Main? Meh at best.

29 Nov 2012 12:40 PM
Fabric_Man     
Thurman Cafe in Columbus used to be nice, then it was featured on Man vs. Food, and now there's a seven-year waiting list to get in

29 Nov 2012 12:40 PM
wiwille     

Banned on the Run: /In-N-Out is slightly above average.


This. Hell Fuddruckers has better burgers.

29 Nov 2012 12:41 PM
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