Not your grease-dripping, transparent napkin-making burger, but not your "I think they forgot the meat" burger either. Daily ground beef from butcher Los Paisanos keeps it local and fresh.&nbs... read more
Astoria-born burger chainlet provides your arteries some plausible deniability with organic, all-natural, free-range, grass-fed meat. Small-scale farming, nice-sized patties. Beef is but the ... read more
Santa Monica burger chain arrives in NYC, amid global expansion. Like 4food, all about the customization, except without the stupid holes. Clipboard menu presents 300,000-plus combo possibilities. ... read more
The awesomeness of Lure Fishbar’s burger has been an open secret for years, so spinoff joint seems a natural progression. “Winepub” is the aspiration, with a chalkboard menu and t... read more
Burger entry for the Steve Hanson empire. Second location ups the ante, with massive bi-level space in the heart of Rock Center. Radio City tourons join local businessfolk to knock back roadhouse f... read more
Midtown mashup: donuts meet burgers, fast food meets social networking. One hundred and forty million combinations possible for orifice-sporting (W)holeburgers. Stuffings like chipotle hominy, bake... read more
Native New Yorkers drop Twin City-style burger on the East Village. "Juicy Lucy" doubles short rib-blend patties around oozy pimento cheese stuffing. Caramelized onion and spicy pickles as finishi... read more
Next up for the Plaza reinvention, this finally-completed, bustling, European-style food court curated by Todd English. Think gourmet market meets dining hall. Huge space includes eight separate se... read more
Cud-chewing cattle from primo supplier Hardwick Beef are the source for perfect patties, grilled and sparingly topped with everything from guacamole and salsa to plain old American cheese. Or opt f... read more
Hilton New York Fashion District outpost of burgeoning hotel burger chain. Oddly occupying lobby of a "model magnet," but even most emaciated 14-year-old cannot live on Parliaments alone. Skinny-es... read more
Not a Knickerbocker allusion: name comes from space's long-time tenant (the original Dutch Boy Paints sign is hanging inside). Beast and Soda Bar bloodlines among the crew here, serving Crown Heigh... read more
Nice Matin spinoff restaurant makes a triumphant return to the UWS. Titular burger a sure thing, 10 oz of juicy chuck enriched with Gruyere, rosemary aioli, and caramelized onions. Namesake aside, ... read more
Simon and Michael's snug, old-fashioned burger joint, with whitewashed walls and classic stools. Michael Huynh of Bao fame runs the show, putting pan-Asian accents on traditional dishes. Signature ... read more
A self-confessed Applebee's equivalent, Riverwalk Bar & Grill offers the daytime family-style, burger-and-wing dining that evolves into a more adult (in age that is) and drunk evening crowd. Th... read more
Steve Hanson empire gets a burger entry. Old-time roadhouse atmosphere, a little contrived, although the way west site has sketchy legitimacy. Burger is the main show, an obligatory Pat LaFrieda pr... read more
Heartland Brewery family drops only full-service burger joint in Times Square. Retro NY steakhouse vibes—think wrought-iron chandeliers, amber lighting, leather seats. Menu on the wall featur... read more
Retro vibe: Formica and aluminum, '50s-style countertop bar, and chalkboard menu affixed to kitschy, mustard-yellow wall. Farm-raised Hereford burgers made to order, served on toasted, buttered po... read more
Spring break hits Hells Kitchen, with lots of TVs for catching up on the sportsball latest. Gimmicky, but satisfyingly cheap. Two burgers, two beers, and a shot? $10. Easy math for newly unemployed... read more
Computer-generated template of how to thrive in a recession. Start with a surefire hit: Nice Matin's famous ground chuck burger with caramelized onions and rosemary aioli. Flesh out the menu with s... read more
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