06/19/2013 11:07 am ET

Milan Sees Surge Of American-Style Burger Joints


On a crisp Sunday afternoon a few weeks ago, a steady stream of patrons milled about a space with red brick walls, waiting to pick up orders of towering burgers before nabbing wooden stools at the restaurant’s perimeter. It was a scene that could have taken place in Brooklyn or Boise, especially given the huge American flag that hung near the doorway. But the restaurant, 202 Hamburger & Delicious, was on the Corso di Porta Ticinese, a shopping street in Milan.

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