There are lots of methods to dress a burger besides lettuce, cheese, and tomato. (Sushi? Um, okay.) we’re serving up probably the unique burger-enhancing toppings.
Why wait for a fancy burgers? Patrons of the Irish saloon can mix sweet and savory by purchasing a three-quarter-pounder Black Angus meat burger covered in a package of hot fudge-drizzled vanilla snow cream.
Keizo Shimamoto’s iconic Ramen Burgers are available stateside at different flea areas and food courts across New York. That burger packages USDA primary meat patties between noodle-buns experienced with scallions and shoyu glaze. At the level of the phenomenon, hundreds of diners covered as much as try this incredible burger creation.
Heavy metal-inspired Grill’Em All’s food truck and restaurant (Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has eaten there!) has two cream cheese-topped offerings: Napalm Death, which also offers pickled jalapeño, jalapeño poppers, and habanero aioli; and the Witte with deep-fried bacon, Sriracha, grilled onion, and malt vinegar aioli.
A carnivore’s delight! The selection at this casual eatery, with nine locations in the Midwest including Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, and Indianapolis, includes the award-winning Porky: a burger protected in taken pork, coleslaw, and Cleveland-style barbecue sauce (made with brown mustard).
Mango, Pear, And Pine Nuts
At Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais’upscale burger joint—where they claim to “take the American classic and flip it on its head”—you can order burgers comprised of steak tartare, shrimp, lamb, and bison. But probably a unique offering is the raw tuna tartare patty that comes dressed with soy dressing and wasabi mayo and topped with Asian pear, avocado puree, pine nuts, and a mango sphere.
Peanut Butter And Jelly
The Southern California outpost (there may also be shops in Anaheim Hills, Huntington Seaside, Pasadena, Rancho Cucamonga, and San Marcos) does have no shortage of innovative dishes. But the Peanut Butter & Jellousy may be the most on the market, with peanut butter and strawberry jelly covering a slab of beef and bacon (plus, it gets major points for the name).
The most popular chain—with locations in California, New York, and Chicago—offers a Korean barbecue-inspired dish included with Gochujang glaze, sesame aioli, Korean ketchup, and caramelized kimchi.
Mac And Cheese
At the quirky, undead-themed restaurant, you can choose from cleverly named burgers such as the Dawn of the Dead, They’re Visiting Get You Barbara, and The Walking Ched. The final shove a burger, cheddar cheese, and a deal of macaroni and cheese between two bits of deep-fried mac and cheese.
This oceanside spot claims to help make the only California roll hamburger in the world. To help make the one-of-a-kind burger, they take a beef patty then stack it with snow crab salad, avocado, sushi ginger, lettuce, tomato, nori, and wasabi shoyu mayonnaise.
Stuffing And Cranberry Sauce
Celebrate Thanksgiving all year at Wahlburgers, the famous burger chain backed by Mark Wahlberg and his brothers Paul and Donnie. (So far, there are locations in Massachusetts, Florida, Nevada, New York, and Pennsylvania.) The famed siblings crafted the Thanksgiving Day Sandwich with seasoned turkey, stuffing, and roasted butternut squash and slathered it with housemade orange cranberry sauce and mayo.