Here's a recommendation we received this week in the AHT inbox.
Best Burger in Iowa Contest inspired me to write you about them.
The place is Augusta Restaurant in Oxford, Iowa (between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids). The description on the website does not do the Big Easy Burger justice. They source their beef from a local farmer, they grind the beef for each burger only when they make it, and they serve each burger on a bun they bake themselves. The burgers are topped with fresh (local when available) lettuce, tomato, onions, and homemade mayonnaise.
Honestly I was a bit shocked to find that sort of restaurant in Iowa. My father happened to know about it and took me there to try it out. I've eaten plenty of good burgers in Washington DC; Central, Cafe Saint Ex, etc... The Big Easy Burger is definitely on the same level and made with the same care as anything else I've ever had.
I hope you or one of your reviewers gets the chance to try out Augusta's burger.
Sincerely, Aaron B.
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