Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

9/2/2014 (1 year ago)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Delicious debate rages on between West and East Coasts

Zagat has released a survey of the best burgers in the United States. Sure to inspire controversy and more than a little debate - all of it involving delicious seared beef patties and freshly cooked buns, the winners range from fast food winners In-N-Out Burgers and upscale varieties such as Peter Luger.

Zagat has released a survey of the best burgers in the United States.

Zagat has released a survey of the best burgers in the United States.

Highlights

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

9/2/2014 (1 year ago)

Published in Home & Food

Keywords: Hamburgers, Zagat's USA, nationwide poll


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - In its inaugural "coast to coast" survey, Zagat polled thousands of people in 15 major U.S. cities. They were asked to rate their favorite burgers on a three-point scale based on flavor, ingredients and value.

New York's top-ranked choice was the Luger-Burger at $12.95 at Brooklyn steakhouse Peter Luger. The Luger-Burger beat out popular newcomer Umami Burger and Danny Meyer's Shake Shack, known for drawing long lines in Madison Square Park.

SAVE Iraqi Christians from Genocide --

The Luger-Burger ($12.95) at Brooklyn steakhouse Peter Luger is made from chopped-up dry-aged steak.

The Luger-Burger ($12.95) at Brooklyn steakhouse Peter Luger is made from chopped-up dry-aged steak.


West Coast chain In-N-Out's Double-Double at a more than reasonable $3.45, a double-patty beef burger with sauce, American cheese, lettuce, tomato and grilled onion, was the winner in Los Angeles.

In-N-Out

In-N-Out's Double-Double ($3.45) offers a double-patty beef burger with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and grilled onion.


The Original db Burger at a hefty $34 at Daniel Boulud's db Bistro Moderne won over Miami, Florida, diners with its decadent toppings such as black truffle and foie gras.
 
The Original db Burger ($34) at Daniel Boulud

The Original db Burger ($34) at Daniel Boulud's db Bistro Moderne features toppings such as black truffle and foie gras.


Highland Tap & Burger took Denver, Colorado's top spot with its Shroom Luva's burger at $10. This concoction comes with sautéed mushrooms, white-truffle aioli, Emmentaler cheese, and for an additional $11, what one participant called "some of the best-quality foie gras in town."

Atlanta, Georgia's winning entry - Illegal Food's The Hank at $11, combines a juicy burger with American cheese, sweet onion, iceberg lettuce and special sauce.

Illegal Food offers The Hank ($11), a juicy burger with American cheese, sweet onion, iceberg lettuc

Illegal Food offers The Hank ($11), a juicy burger with American cheese, sweet onion, iceberg lettuce and special sauce.


Cheese was a key ingredient in all three Texas winners: Houston joint Kenny & Ziggy's In Queso Emergency! ($16.95) was described as "oversized cheesy gooiness," while The Grape's Classic Cheeseburger at $14 won for Dallas and Mighty Fine Burgers Fries Shakes won over Austin eaters with The Classic with Cheese at $6.79.

The prison-themed restaurant Lockdown Bar & Grill won Chicago's vote with its Lockdown Warden, which features a bacon-infused blend of beef, Merkts cheddar, fried leeks, shallots and truffle aioli.

Lockdown Bar & Grill

Lockdown Bar & Grill's Lockdown Warden features a bacon-infused blend of beef, Merkts chedder, fried leeks, shallots and truffle aioli.


Burger Americain's Le Diplomat at $15 took the prize in Washington, D.C., with its stack of two Pat LaFrieda patties, and San Francisco diners went for Nopa's Grass-Fed Hamburger at $14.

The top ten burgers in each city were given a score of up to 30, in which the points it received for flavor, value and ingredients were averaged.

---


Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


Copyright 2016 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for June 2016
Universal:
Human Solidarity: That the aged, marginalized, and those who have no one may find-even within the huge cities of the world-opportunities for encounter and solidarity.
Evangelization: Seminarians and Novices: That seminarians and men and women entering religious life may have mentors who live the joy of the Gospel and prepare them wisely for their mission.



Comments


More Home & Food

Have you heard about STEAK 2.0? The greatest change in human diet in 12,000 years is about to occur Watch

Image of Humans have raised cattle for food for over 12,000 years. Those days are about to come to an end, forever.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A massive revolution in how we eat is about to hit store shelves and it will mark the greatest change in human food consumption since farming and ranching were developed over 12,000 years ago. This is no editorial exaggeration either, our diets are about the change. ... continue reading


Green potatoes? Must be St. Patrick's Day

Image of COLCANNON DELIGHT - Everyone thinks of corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day, but this unique Irish dish made with potatoes and kale can become the hit of the meal.

By Augusta Scattergood

(The Christian Science Monitor) - My younger daughter was born one day shy of St. Patrick's Day. We named her Kate for her Great-Aunt Kitty because we loved the name, not because she was Irish. I didn't understand then that a strong ancestral link could be forged with ... continue reading


A 'Catholic's Paradise' created by ... Domino's Pizza? Watch

Image of Ave Maria means 'Hail Mary' (YouTube).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Ave Maria Town, meaning "Hail Mary" Town, is located in Florida, roughly 40 miles from Naples. It opened in 2007 after popular pizza chain Domino's' CEO, Tom Monaghan, invested in its creation. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - In accordance to Monaghan's ideals, Ave ... continue reading


The candy cane's humble origins: Do YOU know the sweet treat's story? Watch

Image of Do YOU know what the origin of the candy cane is (Corbis)?

By Kenya Sinclair (California Network)

As soon as Thanksgiving is over, pine trees are erected and decorated, festive music can be heard, Christmas presents are purchased and wrapped and iconic holiday candies are released from their summertime hibernation. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Every December ... continue reading


WHY WAIT? Check out NEW YouTube videos - now!

Image of

By Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Have you seen the Catholic Online YouTube channel yet? Every day thousands of people stop by our channel for a wonderfully peaceful and prayerful experience. Don't forget to subscribe today, so you don't miss out on over 100 beautiful Catholic videos, with new ones ... continue reading


10 surprisingly easy pet hacks to change the way you think about life Watch

Image of We love our pets but sometimes keeping up with their maintenance can be challenging. How can we simplify this?

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

We all love our fuzzy, soft, rough, feathery, scaly, wet, interesting pets, but sometimes they can be high-maintenance. What are a few fast and easy ways to keep them happy without costing us our comfort, time and money? LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) -  You've ... continue reading


3 surprising benefits to cooking with cast iron, and how to restore your pans to make better tasting food Watch

Image of Meals prepared in cast iron can be more nutritionally beneficial than others.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Cleaning, seasoning and maintaining cast iron cookware is important and can save you quite a bit of money. Cooking with cast iron pans and skillets is also a great way to get a healthy dose of iron, but what are the other benefits? LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - ... continue reading


What you should eat to improve productivity and promote a healthy lifestyle Watch

Image of

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Experts revealed the top 22 foods you should eat at work to improve your performance in the office.  MUNTINLUPA CITY, PHILIPPINES (Catholic Online) - Experts revealed why you should be eating beetroot, marmite and yogurt to keep your performance at work in top ... continue reading


Are you giving this to your kid? The worst fast food kid's meals Watch

Image of Eat This, Not That! investigates the best and worst fast food children's options (Alamy).

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New York is considering a bill to limit the calorie count of fast food children's meals to only 500 calories. In an investigation conducted by Eat This, Not That! Magazine, meals served for kids in fast food chains go far above the limit.  MUNTINLUPA, PHILIPPINES ... continue reading


Homeless grow large garden for food in Atlanta Watch

Image of A garden plot on the Metro Atlanta Task Force shelter roof.

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Homeless people come together and plant a garden to provide food for a shelter in Atlanta. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Anita Beaty, executive director of Metro Atlanta Task Force told Atlanta Progressive News, "It is important to share and train residents in ... continue reading


All Home & Food News

Newsletters

Newsletter Sign Up icon

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers

Subscribe to Catholic OnlineYouTube Channel

the FEED
by Catholic Online

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Second Corinthians 4:7-15
7 But we hold this treasure in pots of earthenware, so that the immensity ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6
1 [Song of Ascents] When Yahweh brought back Zion's captives we lived in ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 20:20-28
20 Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came with her sons to make a request ... Read More

Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day for July 25th, 2016 Image

St. James the Greater
July 25: Nothing is known of St. James the Greater's early ... Read More