Faced with concourses filled with ubiquitous shrink-wrapped sandwiches, greasy fast-food burgers and processed pastries, the thought of eating at an airport is rarely appetizing. But that may soon change, as airports around the world are revamping aging terminals and the world's best chefs, several of them Michelin-starred, are recognizing the value of serving exemplary meals before liftoff.
Americans are addicted to burgers, at least according to the results of our just-released Burger Survey, which polled over 1,000 avid diners about their burger-eating habits.
These burgers are a healthy change from the usual beef burgers. Top them with some fresh and colorful coleslaw.
Melrose Avenue's latest foodie destination is bringing all walks of people together in a spacious European style cafe built around locally sourced (organic when possible) California seasonal ingredients.
Food trucks have come a long way. No longer the "roach coach" of old, food trucks have elevated the burger to something worth tracking down -- especially in these nine places.
Chefs across the country are upgrading their amazing burgers with the ultimate finishing touch: incredible bacon. See Food & Wine's picks for the best bacon burgers.
In the ongoing burger wars much mayo, mustard and pickles have been slung across the grill. The quintessential American meal is cheeseburger, fries and a Coke. You can get one just about anywhere, from a mom and pop diner to an international chain that churns 'em out factory style.
Few foods elicit the same passionate response as bacon. Chefs across the country are dreaming up dishes that showcase bacon in unique and outrageous ways.
"Give a man a burger and he will gladly pay you Tuesday. Teach a man to make a burger and he will feed his family as if every day is Sunday." -- Meathead
Americans love burgers so much that chefs are doing everything they can to make their creations stand out, with surprising toppings like pastrami, smoked mayo and pulled pork
Forget about giving Dad another banal tie rack, or a new wallet, or even a nice bottle of cologne -- get him what he really wants. How about some grilling tools?
So you think your dad is special, huh? Then what better way to show it that than to cook him a burger that's as special as he is.
As Father's Day nears, grilling season is upon us. And just in time, our good friend and one of America's favorite cooks, Rachael Ray, has come out with her 20th cookbook, The Book of Burger.
Testing is not true prevention, and we still have a long way to go toward cleaning up the industrialized meat system. It also doesn't make ground beef completely safe or, for that matter, healthy. But it's a start.
So what kinds of toppings are zany enough to make this list? Surely a burger topped with vanilla ice cream and hot fudge fits the bill.
Much like the people who inhabit this continent, the burgers they eat vary from region, location and city. Here are ten burgers from ten very different areas of North America.
This burger is one of many tempting meaty options at this old-fashioned, homey gastropub. They offer great house cocktails, delicious appetizers and entrees on a menu capable of pleasing just about anybody.