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An Open Letter to Serious Eaters

Serious Eats Ed Levine Closed

Serious Eats is now more than seven years old, and like most seven year-olds we grow and change in spurts. Over the next few weeks and months, we're going to be making some changes at Serious Eats to focus on what we do best: helping you discover and create great food experiences. Here's what to expect. More

Damon Gambuto's 14 Most Memorable Burgers in Los Angeles and Beyond

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 18 comments

It's nearly impossible for me to imagine a world without burgers and only slightly less difficult to envision one without reviewing them here on A Hamburger Today. Sadly, the latter imagining is about to become a reality: I'm relocating back to my hometown of New York City and thus ending my Los Angeles burger column. More

Taste a Piece of New Orleans Burger History At Lee's Hamburgers, Est. 1901

Eric Leath 10 comments

There are five Lee's Hamburgers scattered around the New Orleans Metropolitan area that all serve similar grilled onion-topped burgers, but they're not part of a chain. Who is Lee and why are so many places selling his burgers? More

Spam Breakfast Burger Debuts at Burger King Japan

Erin Jackson 7 comments

Ever wanted a Spam burger for breakfast? Good news (if you live in Japan): Burger King can set you up for ¥260 (about $2.50 US). More

From the Archives: The Quadruple Chili Cheeseburger

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

A fat patty of grilled beef draped with a melty, oozy slice of pepper jack cheese, topped with roasted green chilis, and a handful of pickled jalapeños, served on a hearty bun with a generous swipe of chipotle mayonnaise. This is the burger that bites back. More

High-Aiming Fusion Burgers and Ho-hum Patties at Double Dragon in Portland, OR

AHT: Portland Nathan Tucker 3 comments

The toppings on at least one of this fancy banh mi joint's burgers are enough to make a purist reconsider a predilection for the simplicity of beef and bun, but no toppings, innovative or otherwise, can save a lackluster patty. More

14 of Our Favorite Double Burgers

Erin Jackson 8 comments

In the spirit of doubling down on the things we love, we've put together a roundup of 14 tasty burgers with double the beef from across the country. More

You Can't Beat the $5 Lunch Special at Rockfire Grill in San Diego

AHT: San Diego Erin Jackson 4 comments

Get a tasty chargrilled burger with chips and a drink for a mere $5 during lunch at this new casual spot in Hillcrest. More

Illegal Food Is Making One of Atlanta's Best Burgers Out of a Tiny Bar Kitchen

AHT: Atlanta Todd Brock 5 comments

The Hank is one of those burgers you can't put down, for two reasons. One, you know you'll never get a decent handle on it again if you try to reposition it. Two, it's that outrageously spectacular. More

Burger City Guides: Kristen Kish's Favorite Burgers in Boston

Erin Jackson 2 comments

Top Chef Season 10 winner Kristen Kish shares her five favorite burgers in Boston, including a few picks that are great after work (or a few drinks), a burger topped with fried oysters, and an off-menu special. More

Sonic Hopes to Open 1,000 Locations in the Next Decade

Erin Jackson 22 comments

New Sonic locations will open in Seattle, San Diego, Los Angeles, Buffalo, and Rochester within the next several years, but whether the company can hit their lofty target remains to be seen. More

Lunch in the Loop: Devil Dawgs South Loop is Kick Ass

Chicago Dennis Lee 9 comments

Ever since I've started Lunch in the Loop, I've been moaning about not being able to find a good hot dog stand downtown. Most are imitators and flops, restaurants that seem like caricatures of real hot dog stands. But one day, as I moseyed down the street, looking for a new spot, I came across Devil Dawgs on State Street, and inside the deep and dark crevasses of my broken and black (hungry) heart, I felt hope. More

Infographic: How Long You Have to Work to Buy a Burger in 6 Cities

Erin Jackson 3 comments

Using the average price of a burger and average income by ZIP code, NPR's Planet Money created maps of six major cities that illustrate how long the average person has to work to buy a burger in their neighborhood. More

12 Tasty Egg-Topped Burgers

Erin Jackson 8 comments

In honor of Easter—the eggiest day of the year—we're rounding up a dozen fried egg-topped burgers from across the country. More

Get Aussie-Style Burgers at Queenstown Public House in San Diego

AHT: San Diego Erin Jackson 5 comments

Burgers loaded up with julienned beets, Edam cheese, pineapple, a fried egg, aioli, and tomato chutney can be yours at Queenstown Public House in Little Italy. More

Shake Shack is Headed to Baltimore

Erin Jackson 2 comments

Yep, you read that right. Shake Shack is expanding into Baltimore. More

Burger City Guides: Micah Frank's Favorite Burgers in Indianapolis

Erin Jackson 2 comments

Micah Frank, chef/partner at Black Market and two-time nominee for Food & Wine's The People's Best New Chef, lets us in on his top burger picks in Indianapolis, from a classic flat top cheeseburger to an umami-rich tofu burger. More

6 Smashingly Good Smashed Burgers

Erin Jackson 17 comments

Looking for a tasty smashed burger and don't want to do the cooking yourself? We've got you covered with this round-up of six worthy spots that will set you up with the thin, crust-covered patty you crave. More

Taste Test: The Best Frozen Veggie Burgers

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 44 comments

You want to know the honest truth? Even as an omnivore, I've always been a fan of veggie burgers, and there are times when I want what a veggie burger has to offer without having to go through the trouble of making the patties myself. Which supermarket brand is the tastiest and which come closest to homemade? More

Video: All Bacon Burger on 'Epic Meal Time'

Erin Jackson 13 comments

Everything on Epic Meal Time's latest burger creation is wrapped in bacon—including the ketchup and mustard. More

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