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Fairfax, VA: Red Apron's Original Does Classic Right

Brian Oh 4 comments

Like all good burgers, Red Apron's Original doesn't waste effort or stomach space with superfluous flourishes. The burger is simple, familiar, and the better for it. More

Ray's Hell Burger Closed Due to Dispute with Landlord; 'Free' Burger Giveaway at Ray's to the Third

Robyn Lee 6 comments

Washington D.C.-area favorites Ray's Hell Burger and neighboring Ray's Hell Burger Too closed yesterday due to a dispute between restaurateur Michael Landrum and his landlord, Colonial Village Shopping Center, reports ARLnow. More

Bristol, VA: Burgers with a Side of Country Music History at Burger Bar

Jed Portman 2 comments

According to local legend, that restaurant where Hank Williams could have eaten his last meal, had he not declined it, was the Burger Bar. Now, there has been a fair amount of kick-back against the legend. Carr himself has said that he may have misremembered his meal and may not, in fact, have stopped in Bristol. One report that I found online claimed that the Burger Bar did not even exist in 1952, when Hank died (that is not true—it's been in Bristol since 1942). I ceased all research when I heard the conviction of the line cook at the Burger Bar. "Of course it happened," he said. No need to pry too much into a good story. More

Smashburger Comes to the D.C. Area

Brian Oh 1 comment

Earlier this month, Smashburger brought its signature clobbered burgers to the Washington, D.C. area with a location in Fairfax, Virginia, along with a special regional burger, The Capital Burger. More

Video: Ordering Burger King at McDonald's

Robyn Lee 3 comments

Eater tries out Burger King's new delivery service from a McDonald's in Arlington, Virginia. And Whoppers, they did receive (after meeting the delivery guy outside the restaurant). More

Burger King Testing Delivery Service in Maryland and Virginia

Robyn Lee 1 comment

If you live within 10 minutes of a participating Burger King, you could get your meal delivered to you for a $2 fee. There are currently 10 restaurants in Maryland and Virginia testing delivery, with six more in Virginia joining on January 23. You can order delivery on the phone or online at bkdelivers.com with an $8 to $10 minimum depending on the location. Excluded from delivery are fountain drinks, ICEE beverages, shakes, coffee, and breakfast items. [via NRN] More

Roseland, VA: Devils Backbone Brewing Company

An AHT Field Agent 10 comments

Summer burgers beg the open flame. As any burger aficionado will tell you, mastering the art of grilling a perfect medium-rare burger can be a difficult undertaking, but it's one that Devils Backbone Brewing Company does with remarkable precision, and one which will make even the most ardent of griddled burger fans contemplate a conversion. More

In-N-Out vs. Five Guys vs. Shake Shack: The First Bi-Coastal Side-By-Side Taste Test

J. Kenji López-Alt 192 comments

In-N-Out, Five Guys, and Shake Shack all have devout followings, but who really makes the best burger? It's a question that's debated far and wide on the internet and beyond, so we here at A Hamburger Today decided to take it upon ourselves to find the answer and declare an official King of the High Quality Fast Food Burger. More

Head to BGR in September for the Snooki Burger

Robyn Lee 11 comments

[Snooki photograph: mtv.com] For their September Burger of the Month, Washington DC-area burger mini-chain BGR will honor everyone's favorite/loathed realty show star by serving the Snooki Burger ($9.99) topped with grilled jalepenos, cream cheese, and a fried pickle. Why... More

Photo of the Day: The Motor Burger from The White Spot in Charlottesville, Virginia

Robyn Lee 12 comments

[Photograph: Tom Daly] From photographer Tom Daly comes the hefty Motor Burger from beloved greasy spoon The White Spot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The double cheeseburger is topped with a fried egg and a thick slice of country ham. Hats... More

Bovine Bliss Found at Ray's Hell Burger in Arlington, Virginia

Robyn Lee 19 comments

Ray's Hell Burger 1725 Wilson Blvd, Arlington VA 22209 (map); 703-841-0001 Cooking Method: Grilled Short Order: Juicy, flavorful burger lives up to expectations. It now has a spot on my list of favorite burgers. Want Fries with That? There... More

Most Expensive Burger in the U.S. in Dubuque, Iowa?

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Average burger, that is. The Telegraph Herald says that in the latest ACCRA Cost of Living Index, Dubuque, Iowa, was found to have the highest average burger price in the country at $4.29, compared to the national average of $3.12.... More

Obama Brings More Business to Ray's Hell Burger

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After getting a visit last month from President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, Ray's Hell Burger in Arlington, Virginia, has had a bit of a pick-up in business. In an interview with TMZ.com, owner Michael Landrum says... More

Quote of the Day: Listen to the People, Joe

Adam Kuban 8 comments

"I was at Ray's for this—I spoke to Biden briefly, asked him what he was going to get. When he said he was getting a burger with Swiss, I pushed hard for him to add the mushrooms, which is probably... More

Obama, Biden Eat at Ray's Hell Burger

Adam Kuban 18 comments

"No, we gotta pay for it. See all these people here? They'll write about it if we don't pay for it." Photograph from apium on Flickr President Barack Obama and veep Joe Biden had lunch at Arlington, Virginia's Ray's Hell... More

Ray's Hell Burger Featured in Washington Post's 2008 Fall Dining Guide, Plus Video

Robyn Lee 3 comments

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema features Ray's Hell Burger in his burger recommendations for his 2008 Fall Dining Guide. He also recommends Palena, Central Michel Richard, BGR: The Burger Joint, Elevation Burger, and Good Stuff Eatery. Washington Post... More

Link Roundup

Adam Kuban 1 comment

OTHER BLOGGERS, OTHER BURGERS Texas Burger Guy visits Wallbanger's in Corpus Christi, a Fuddrucker-esque build-your-own burger joint. Gives it a 6 out of 10 overall. 4100 South Staples Street, Corpus Christi TX 78411; 361-855-8007 The Chicago Burger Project, which is... More

Where's the Beef: Virginia

Adam Kuban 14 comments

Digging into the A Hamburger Today mailbag finds this awesome piece of correspondence from Drew H. in Virginia. He writes: Dear AHT, I can't tell you how much I've enjoyed the site over the last few years. It's been wonderful—I've... More

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