Chicago is known today as the Windy Town.
But it wasn’t way too many years ago that it was recognized as the “Slaughter Residence of the Entire world” and the stockyards stood proudly beside the lake.
This devotion to all things meaty and delightful is expressed right now in these four delicious hamburgers. Some of them are from extravagant upscale restaurants — some are from downtown joint. All of them are just specifically what a hamburger should be — large, meaty, juicy and absolutely scrumptious.
And not a one particular of them has a “Mc” prior to their identify.
In no particular get:
one. The Leading Sirloin Burger at Prairie Grass Cafe.
Recently picked as the #1 burger in Chicago by Jeff Ruby in Chicago Magazine, this charbroiled hunk of prime beef is just remarkable. Following the beef is grilled to perfection, a generous helping of Amish Blue Cheese is melted on top and a pair of slices of tomatoes and onions are thrown on the grill. The total creation is a thing of beauty and totally delightful.
Prairie Grass Cafe is at 601 Skokie Blvd in Northbrook. The burger is $15 and worth every single penny.
two. Kuma Burger at Kuma’s Corner
Probably the most renowned “burger joint” in Burgers Craigieburn Chicago, Kuma’s Corner does not disappoint even with the buildup. You can assume a really lengthy hold out and blaring punk tunes — but, think me, the burger is really worth it. The menu has began to consist of several imaginative additions lately, but the Kuma Burger is nonetheless tops. 10 ounces, with cheddar cheese, applewood-smoked bacon and a sunny-facet-up egg on a thick roll is well worth even the occasional split eardrum.
Kuma’s Corner is at 2900 W. Belmont Ave and the protein monster is $ten.
three. The Deluxe Beefburger at Prime Notch Burgers
This tiny dingy diner in Beverly is not a place you may at any time discover by incident. But the Beefburgers are effectively really worth a specific journey. As the title implies the beef is the star listed here and the 1/two pounder is prosperous, juicy… and only $seven.twenty five.
Discover Leading Notch Burgers at 2116 W. ninety fifth St.
4. Wagyu Beef Burger at Yoshi’s Cafe
Right after Top Notch possibly you want some thing a small more upscale and nearer to downtown. I have just the area. Marbled wagyu beef makes a beauty of a pattie. And at ten ounces there is a lot of this burger to enjoy. This is simply the thickest burger in Chicago. But it is tender and melt in your mouth tasty.
Yoshi’s Cafe is in Boystown at 3257 N. Halsted St and the Wagyu Beef Burger will established you again $eighteen
Mark Hester enjoys hamburgers hopes to try out all the best in The us prior to he is carried out.