Brian Huskey (Top Chef Season 11 and R&D Chef at three Peruvian restaurants in LA) lets us in on his top five burgers in Los Angeles.
Carrie Mashaney (Top Chef Season 11 and Chef de Cuisine at Aragona) shares her top five favorite burgers in Seattle, ranging from a deep-fried patty topped with wasabi coleslaw to a classic, all-American burger with loads of secret sauce.
Sara Johannes (Top Chef, Season 11 and Executive Chef at Shoyu, MSP Airport) lets us in on her top five favorite burgers in Milwaukee.
Vegas is a big burger town, but with the average price of a burger and fries hovering around $18 at most restaurants on the strip, it's not the place to roll the dice. To help steer you towards some of the city's best burgers, we turned to Anthony Meidenbauer, Executive Chef at Holsteins.
Paul McCabe, Executive Chef at The Royal Palms Resort and Spa (including on-site restaurant T. Cook's) lets us in on his top 5 burgers in the Phoenix area.
Scott Slater (of Slater's 50/50) lets us in on his top five favorite burgers in Orange County, CA.
Bryan Caswell fills us in on his top five burgers in Houston, from a traditional patty melt to a triple jalapeño'ed "belly burner".
When he's not in the kitchens of the five restaurants he oversees in San Antonio, there's a good chance Jason Dady is eating a burger. And, judging by his precise list of preferences, he might just be "one of us."
Andrew Zimmern may have an adventurous appetite, but when it comes to burgers, he likes 'em plain and simple. Find out his top 5 favorites in Minneapolis.
Nadia G. may be best known for cracking wise and cooking up a storm in a candy-colored kitchen, but the host and creator of Nadia G's Bitchin' Kitchen (now in its third season on the Cooking Channel) is also a big burger fan. We asked for her top five picks in her hometown of Montreal.
Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Hugh Acheson has made a name for himself as a true American chef. He went straight for the heart—and gullet—of our country's food scene: the South. The Top Chef judge has won two James Beard awards, one for his cookbook A New Turn in the South, and one for Best Chef Southeast, and he is the chef/partner of the Athens, Georgia, restaurants Five and Ten and The National, as well as the Atlanta restaurant Empire State South. Here are four of his favorite burgers in his hometown of Athens.
Jason McLeod is San Diego's first Michelin-starred chef, but he's not above naming In-N-Out's Double-Double (Animal Style) as his go-to burger. When he's not scarfing down mustard-grilled patties, he loves a good, classic burger on a top-notch bun, preferably topped with some unique pickles. Read on for his top five burger picks in San Diego.
When James Beard award-winning chef Michael Solomonov isn't testing our kosher hamburger recipes, he has no problem scarfing down a good bacon cheeseburger in his hometown. Here are five of his favorite burgers in Philadelphia.
As executive chef of Michael Mina's Bourbon Steak in Georgetown, Adam Sobel is responsible for no less than five burgers on the menu. Interestingly, only one of those involves beef, but boy, is it a beef burger (think brisket, short rib, and chuck, blended and cooked over a wood fire, then brushed with red wine butter). Since we're fans of Adam's burger, we asked him for his top five favorite burgers in the capital.
Austin-based, James Beard-nominated chef Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine is spreading the gospel of organic, ethical—and delicious—food. The young chef was kind enough to share five delicious burgers that he deems worthy of his city's standards.
James Beard Award-winning Atlanta chef Linton Hopkins has captivated reviewers and satiated Southerners with his gastropub Holeman & Finch—and its limited-edition burger, served only after 10 p.m. each night (and during Sunday brunch). He's passionate about food, about Atlanta, and about burgers: He's said a good cheeseburger is one of his ideal meals. Read on for Linton's top five burgers in Georgia's capital.
Boston native Kenny Bowers has been a fixture of the Dallas food scene for so long—going on 20 years—he's practically a true Texan. The chef's Frisco burger joint has received rave reviews and shows no signs of slowing. Kenny is in Dallas to stay, and after taking his top five tour, you just might be convinced to stick around, too.