Burger Battle Royale: Best of the Southeast

Written on July 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm , by

BurgerBattle_Chef Linton Hopkins

 

CHEF LINTON HOPKINS

of Holeman & Finch, Public House, Atlanta, GA

Find out more about this James Beard award-winning chef at jamesbeard.org.

 

 

 

 

Linton Hopkin’s Top 4 Favorite Burgers in the Southeast

 

1. DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER Holeman & Finch Public House, Atlanta, GA  

A double stack with red onion, American cheese, homemade ketchup, mustard and bread-and-butter pickles.

Double Cheeseburger

 

2. HUSK CHEESEBURGER Husk, Charleston, SC  

Two slim bacon-infused patties with sliced onions, melted American cheese and tangy sauce on a benne-seed bun.

Husk Cheeseburger

Photo by Byron Magedanz via Foodspotting

 

3. 50/50 BURGER Seven Lamps, Atlanta, GA

Grassfed pancetta burger with cheddar cheese, onions, pickles and thousand island dressing.

50/50 Burger

Photo via sevenlampsatl.com

 

4. TENNESSEE STACK The Oak Bar at the Hermitage Hotel, Nashville, TN

Pepper jelly, sweet onions and hot mustard on a double burger.

BurgerBattle_Chef Hugh Acheson

 

 

CHEF HUGH ACHESON

of Five & Ten and The National, Athens, GA
and Empire State South, Atlanta, GA

Find out more about this James Beard award-winning chef at jamesbeard.org.

 

 

 

 

Hugh Acheson’s Top 5 Favorite Burgers in the Southeast

 

1. BOCADO BURGER STACK Bocado, Atlanta, GA  

Two juicy beef patties band together with melted American cheese and homemade pickles.

Bocado Burger

Photo by Charles Masters

 

2. HUSK CHEESEBURGER—Again!

 

3. APACHE-STYLE DOUBLE BURGER Grind House Killer Burgers, Atlanta, GA  

A griddled patty on a potato bun with pepper jack, grilled onions and roasted New Mexico green chiles.

Apache-Style Burger

Photo by Adrienne L. via Yelp

 

4. GRASSFED BEEF BURGER Farm 255, Athens, GA  

Topped with Tennessee cheddar, bread-and-butter pickles, chicken-liver mousse and dijon mustard.

Burger

Photo by Sean P. via Foodspotting

 

5. CHEESEBURGER ADD Drug Store, Athens, GA  Small, simple cheeseburgers with crinkle-cut fries and ketchup and mustard on the side.

Cheeseburger

Photo by Hank R. via Yelp

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