Chefs across the country are upgrading their amazing burgers with the ultimate finishing touch: incredible bacon that's smoked in-house or is sourced from cult producers like Allan Benton and Nueske. Here, Food & Wine names the best bacon burgers in the U.S.
Ohio: B Spot Burgers
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Michael Symon, F&W Best New Chef 1998, specializes in "meat on meat" burgers at his Ohio-based chain B-Spot. Named after his Cleveland flagship, the Lola Burger could almost double as a breakfast sandwich, since it's piled with bacon and a fried egg (in addition to pickled red onions, cheddar cheese and mayo).
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