Over the Fourth of July weekend, three friends and I devoted a day to exploring six burger emporiums around Chicago. It was the third time we've embarked on such a journey, and thanks to some better planning and the injection of good old-fashioned patriotism, it was the best one yet.
'Burger Bar' on Serious Eats
It's not uncommon to find that burger restaurants who pile toppings on their patties sometimes lose their focus when it come to the actual patty. Burger Bar doesn't have that problem at all. The various toppings combinations offered are creative and flavorful, but the hand-formed fresh beef patties are outstanding on their own.