Burger Heaven

Burgers have been violated by foie gras and supersizing. These spots stick to the perfect basics

HOLEMAN & FINCH PUBLIC HOUSE

Linton Hopkins makes only 24 double-patty cheeseburgers each night at his Atlanta gastropub

AU CHEVAL

At this fancy Chicago diner, the burger by Jason Vaughan is archetypally good, simple yet prime--as in beef

FRITZL'S LUNCH BOX

In Brooklyn, Dan Ross-Leutwyler's beef-cheek-and-chuck take is twice as good as any in Manhattan

--AARON ARIZPE

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