In the Land of Enchantment, a burger without roasted green chiles on top is a missed opportunity. After all, you can have it everywhere, from time-honored taverns to regional fast-food outlets by the side of the highway. But there’s another local tradition that’s even wilder, which is the Tortilla Burger, and none is more famous than the one at The Pantry in Santa Fe, the city’s best-known diner and a fixture on the local landscape since 1948. These are messy, knife-and-fork-type deals.

So, I went back, on my own to give it a fair shake. That was a darn fine burger and I’m so glad I went back. Double patties, mayo, pickles, tomato, onion, and lite mustard. King’s Hot Dogs is located at 1009 Bethania Rural Hall Rd, in Rural Hall. All burgers come plain and are made with a fresh never frozen local propietary blend of ground beef.

My wife, Stephanie, went with me for several of them, as well. She had some say but the rating was mine to make. My friend Jeff Davids sponsored one of the burgers, too.

Sizzling beef on the grill, anointed with liberal splashes of red wine, both for the purposes of funk and juiciness—why didn’t we think of the wineburger before? That’s okay, because somebody else did, somewhere on the East Coast, and a very long time ago. These days, Phoenix is where they are mostly found, and Harvey’s Wineburger, appearing on the scene in the 1950s, is the current standard-bearer—good Bordeaux cooking wine, good, fresh-ground beef, crisp veg, no other condiments. These burgers are an affordable treat; go ahead and add a second patty for a couple of bucks more. Joe’s Take-Out in Clemmons was a “double” so to speak because I had scoped it out prior to the tour’s start. But, nonetheless, Steven and I tried three burgers when we went, the BBQ Burger , the OKC Burger , and the Smashed Joe’s Burger.

The ratings were for this trip, no matter how much I’d had before (and I have had Nick’s several times). Even with that, though, it was still a strong burger. We had not only a single cheeseburger and the tenderloin sandwich, but a double burger.

Chefs Andrews and Swing do amazing work at YCC and I am so glad I had this one, on our anniversary, by the way. The patty was cooked just right and all the ingredients popped well together. People who are passionate about burgers tend to have a lot of opinions about how they ought to be cooked. Some people find chargrilling essential, others swear by a flattop, and it’s kind of difficult to get the two camps to meet in the middle.

The burger at Peter Luger in Brooklyn—one of New York’s most iconic steakhouses, and there is definitely some competition—is a gift to passionate proponents of the idea that a burger should be judged solely by the actual beef. Here, the burger has over a half-pound of prime dry-aged beef, served medium rare on a quality sesame bun with plenty of raw onion. On its own, you’ve already got one of the more memorable bites in the city. Thanks to the pandemic, at least for the time being, you can order takeout online. Back in 1922, when Bob Kinkel opened up the six-seater Cozy Inn in downtown Salina, fun-sized, grilled onion-stuffed sliders cost just a nickel.

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I had seen it in passing and didn’t know if it was actually open. I had noticed it on the DoorDash menu, as well. I saw a friend talk about it and decided to jump in there and try it. It’s another situation of taking a frozen patty and making magic what is the number one selling beer in the world with it. Much of the score here is from my enjoyment from eating it, but I cannot take anything away from the flavors. The seasoned grill with years of use along with fresh ingredients and proper seasoning on the patties is certainly magic.

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