Marcia Gagliardi of Tablehopper went on an epic quest to find the best cloth napkin burger in San Francisco—that is, the best burger from a restaurant that uses cloth napkins. After trying 15 places in a little over a month ("It’s a miracle I don’t have gout"), she picked Bix as having the best burger:
At Bix, they sear it on one side, flip it, and then Plancha Press it and, here’s the crucial part: they time it! Let’s hear it for consistency. It was such a gorgeous medium rare that I wanted to hug the chef. The grind is supple and the patty is so juicy, with a satisfying beefy flavor that makes you look forward to the next bite until that thing is completely and utterly demolished. All you have left to show for it is your dirty cloth napkin.
Read about the other 14 burgers at Tablehopper.