There was a time when burgers were judged solely by taste. Well, according to Time magazine, you can now judge them by influence. Chicago has made Time’s recent Most Influential Burgers list with a burger that, in true Chicago fashion, caused quite a bit of a stir.
How do you judge the sequel to Chicago’s most beloved burger place? Do you compare it to its predecessor? Judge it as its own entity? Not bother writing a review at all? That’d be nice. Anyway, for those of you who don’t know, Kuma’s Too, which opened in February, is the little sibling to Kuma’s Corner.
If you can get past the TVs and packed sports nights, Hop Haus makes a mean burger. In fact, they make many mean burgers with their cadre of meats and toppings. BUT, how do these burgers measure up to all the other burger bars in the city? Let’s find out…
Regardless of the company Paradise Pup attracts (Guy Fieri seems to like them), it’s one of the best fast food joints in… existence. But are their burgers some of the best in the Chicago(land) area? I think I know just the gluttonous martyr to find out.
The first thing the bartender asked me after I walked into Owen & Engine was if I wanted the Tuesday burger special: a burger, beer and shot of bourbon. It’s as if he looked into my soul and instantly knew I was both a glutton and an alcoholic at the same time…
Last time I went to Kuma’s, I was in immense jaw pain. To even open my mouth sent torturous fissures throughout my body. Eating a gigantic bar burger seems insane when you’re under this kind of pain. But that’s exactly what I did.Kuma’s is that good. But are they the best?
Nestled between Ukrainian Village and Humboldt Park, Lockdown Bar & Grill is a solid burger bar with some solid specials and some solid(ly loud) metal music. Solid or not, they’ve got a lot of tough competition in a city like Chicago that’s filled with bars serving great burgers. Below, you’ll find out how they compare. But! Before I judge them with my piercing, unprofessional, slightly creepy gaze, I should lay out what I’m looking for…
Do you have a favorite burger in Chicago? Well then let us know! We want to eat your burger. Then we want to judge it harshly.
That’s right, the best non-beef burgers. Don’t get aheada yourself though! These suckers still got meat in ‘em.
Best burgers in Chicago. Wait–what? You don’t see your favorite on the list? Guess it ain’t the best…
Just because the word “burger” is typically associated with meat, doesn’t mean there aren’t amazing meat-less options out there. Not a vegetarian? Go ahead and give it a try. Your cholesterol will thank you!
A burger is on virtually every menu in the city, but it can be hard to find one that is made just right for you. Ever thought of putting porkbelly on your burger? How about cucumbers or pineapple? Look no further because here are my favorites that helped me master the art of a perfect burger.
Burger joints are a dime a dozen here in Chicago. When you need a greasy, salty, cured meat fix–you know you’re craving a bacon burger.
Chicago may be best known for its Italian beef and hot dogs, but the city is also home to some mean burgers. Here are some prime examples: Kuma’s Corner 2900 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago (773) […]