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Burger City Guides: Tony Maws' Favorite Burgers in Boston

Top 5 Allegra Ben-Amotz 4 comments

You'd be hard-pressed to find a Bostonian with something negative to say after tasting chef Tony Maws' burger at Craigie on Main, featuring a big, grass-fed patty, ground up with bone marrow and charred on a plancha. The burgers Tony loves in his home city are the ones that strike a nostalgic chord in the chef's heart and palate, burgers that taste of his childhood and a time long-past—burgers so nostalgic, in fact, that one of them is sadly just a memory. Here are Tony's top five burgers in Boston. More

Video: The Craigie On Main Burger

J. Kenji López-Alt 21 comments

This, folks, is the Craigie on Main burger served at Tony Maws' restaurant in Central Square, Cambridge. It's one of the finest versions of chopped-beef-on-bun you will find anywhere, and it's no accident that it is. More

Cambridge, MA: Charlie's Kitchen Is a Great Local Institution, Just Not For Burgers

Will Gordon 21 comments

Charlie's Kitchen in Harvard Square is correct in calling its double cheeseburger "famous." Charlie's has been around since 1951, and scads of historically significant people have walked by in burger-eating frames of mind. I bet Obama's had one of Charlie's double cheeseburgers, and all manner of Afflecks, Kennedys, and Wahlbergs are liable to have as well, along with tons of big-mouthed magazine editors and food bloggers. This is indeed one very well known burger. It is not, however, a very well made one. More

Where to Get Boston's Best Burger

Adam Kuban 18 comments

Boston Globe The Burger Madman of Boston,* J. Kenji Alt is at it again. The Cook's Illustrated associate editor and GoodEater.org blogger has branched out to the Boston Globe, checking out ten Beantown burgers (in one day!) for the... More

Secrets Behind the Craigie on Main Burger

Robyn Lee 6 comments

Photograph by Kenji Alt. Food writer Kenji Alt continues his coverage of serious burger-making tips and burger porn with his latest post on GoodEater.org, where he shows us the secrets behind the $18 local grass-fed burger from Craigie on... More

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