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Detroit: Elmer's Hamburgers Is An Unforgotten Classic

Ewan Macdonald 12 comments

Marooned in a neighborhood now bereft of industry and commerce, Elmer's old-fashioned, deliciously basic burgers with onions show why it's still going strong More

Ann Arbor, MI: Great Burgers and Even Better Patty Melts at Zingerman's Roadhouse

Daniel Zemans 9 comments

For thirty years, visitors to Ann Arbor, Michigan, have gone home a little sad because they know their hometown doesn't have anything quite like Zingerman's Deli. Well, Zingerman's Roadhouse might be even better. More

Detroit: A Tour of Motown's Sliders

Daniel Zemans 17 comments

Back before "slider" became a term to describe any small burger made out of any kind of meat, the word referred to small beef patties, steamed and seared on a griddle and served with a grilled onions on a cheap white bun. These delicious bits of nostalgia are all too rare in most of the country, but the tradition lives on in Detroit. More

Dearborn, MI: Miller's Bar Serves a Great No-Frills Burger

J. Kenji López-Alt 22 comments

You wouldn't expect to find a great burger on a 6-lane strip of commercial property sporting mostly strip clubs and Lebanese restaurants, but it's there, and it's worth stopping at. More

New Buffalo, MI: Bite Into a Legendary Burger at Redamak's

Todd Brock 34 comments

Like every small town's most famous resident, Redamak's has some unique character quirks that the rest of the world simply has to deal with. But the cheeseburger is among the best on the planet. More

Dear AHT: Great Smashed Burgers at Fat Boy Burgers in Grand Rapids

Dear AHT Robyn Lee 3 comments

I'm new to Grand Rapids and in my quest to find a great burger, I found a great smashed diner-style burger at Fat Boy Burgers. You can tell by looking at the patty it's hand-formed. Actually, "formed" isn't really the word—it looks like they toss a loose clump of meat on the flat-top and smash it on the flip. They serve crinkle-cut fries, but they're thinner and crisper than the usual. More

Flint, Michigan: Angelo's Serves A Killer Diner-Style Cheeseburger

J. Kenji López-Alt 9 comments

Angelo's is an old-timey counter-service restaurant specializing in Coney's—Michigan-style hot dogs topped with mustard, onions, and a mild beef heart-based chili. Surprisingly, the best thing on their menu isn't their dogs, it's the burgers—a classic diner-style burger if there ever was one. More

Detroit: Motz's Burgers Serves Some of the Best Sliders in the Country

J. Kenji López-Alt 25 comments

Originally founded as a White Castle in 1929, Motz's Burgers in Detroit may not be the oldest continuously operating burger joint in the world—that distinction still goes to Louis' Lunch in New Haven, which has been serving burgers since 1900. On the other hand, Motz's Burgers best Louis' in one significant way: They actually taste good. Really good. As in, in the running for the best sliders I've had anywhere. More

Blimpy Burger in Ann Arbor, Michigan: What Every Five Guys Should Aspire To

J. Kenji López-Alt 34 comments

Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger specializes in "super-smash" style burgers that are smashed and smashed and smashed until you can literally see holes in them. The result: burgers that are crisp, beefy, and delicious. More

12th Annual Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival Starts This Friday

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This year's Jimmy Buffet-inspired 12th Annual Cheeseburger in Caseville festival is taking place from August 13 to 22 in the beachside village of Caseville, Michigan. The events are mostly unrelated to cheeseburgers, but according to Detroit Free Press hungry... More

World's Biggest Burger Weighs 185 Pounds

Robyn Lee 3 comments

[Photograph: Mallie's Sports Grill and Bar] Mallie's Sports Grill and Bar in Southgate, Michigan, holds the Guinness World Record for the world's biggest burger. (I thought this burger in Japan claimed that title, but I guess not.) Telegraph reports... More

Photo of the Day: Quad Burger from Blimpy Burger in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Robyn Lee 9 comments

Photograph from JSmith Photo on Flickr This burger from Blimpy Burger in Ann Arbor, Michigan, looks intense, probably because it contains four patties topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, grilled onions, egg, and mushrooms. I'll take the photographer Jeffrey Smith's... More

Hamburger America: Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Hamburger America 24 comments

Editor's note: Burgermeisters! Here's another excerpt from George Motz's book Hamburger America. George and his publisher were kind enough to allow us to run them here, along with George's beautiful photos. Eat up! A visit to Blimpy Burger can be... More

Hamburger America: Miller's Bar in Dearborn, Michigan

Hamburger America 12 comments

Editor's note: Burgermeisters! Here's another excerpt from George Motz's book Hamburger America. George and his publisher were kind enough to allow us to run them here, along with George's beautiful photos. Eat up! Miller's is on a commercial stretch, 6... More

Burger Thing: The Fifth Third Burger

Adam Kuban 15 comments

Yes. We've seen it. You can stop emailing us about it now. The Fifth-Third Burger is a 1.66-pound burger thing that's available at the West Michigan Whitecaps Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Michigan. It's got a bunch of... More

25 Best Burgers in Metro Detroit

Robyn Lee 3 comments

Clockwise from top left: Shamrock Irish Pub, Detroiter Bar, Jeremy Restaurant & Bar, and Poole's Tavern. Photographs from Detroit Free Press. Detroit Free Press whittled down a list of hundreds of burger suggestions and spent weeks of taste testing... More

Blogwatch: The One-Pound Chateau Louise Burger

Robyn Lee 18 comments

Luna Pier Cook blogger Dave Liske (better known as LunaPierCook on Serious Eats) gave us a heads up about this mammoth one-pound burger found at Chateau Louise in Luna Pier, Michigan. He didn't delve into the specifics of how... More

Tortilla Burgers: Origin Story?

Adam Kuban 6 comments

Today we're going through a stack of shamefully unanswered emails. Here's one that poses an interesting question that perhaps AHT readers can shed some light on.... Dear AHT: I have a question for you that maybe you could answer for... More

GQ: The 'Try Before You Die' 20

Adam Kuban 5 comments

Here's a killer list we've mentioned on AHT but have never elaborated on. It's Alan Richman's top 20 from his July 2005 story "The 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die" in GQ. Do click through to read the... More

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