Happy National Hamburger Day! The modern burger, as we know it, was basically invented by White Castle. Yes, it was their sliders that caused this delight to be craved by all of America (though this was in the 1920s, before Crave Cases existed). With that said, you can do better than White Castle. It is National Hamburger Day after all.
When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme. Which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best/most representative national sandwiches.
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.
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?
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.
Being the singular expert on ‘Best Of’ articles about fast food, I went ahead and compiled a list of some of the best of the best. So I present to you, my friends, the best fast food I had to eat for my job this year! Here’s to my health!
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…