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Burgers Across America 

In a special Village Voice Media collaborative project for Memorial Day Weekend, we're taking a look at some of the most epic, juicy burgers in this gallery of coast-to-coast burger porn. So, from Village Voice Media's thirteen papers, from OC Weekly to the Miami New Times, we present: burgers across America.
Seattle Weekly
"Source: Seattle
Where: BBQ Smash Burger, Uneeda Burger
Seattle's Uneeda Burger is located in the old Uneeda Auto Repair shop and offers up a variety of b
LA Weekly
"Source: Los Angeles
Where: The Hole in the Wall
Los Angeles patty-lovers crowd the Hole In The Wall Burger Joint at lunchtime. They come for the perfect burgers, the freshly cooked fries and, most of all, the pretzel buns.
LA Weekly
Source: Los Angeles
Where: The Cardiac Burger, The Bucket
The Bucket in Los Angeles is probably most (in)famous for its Cardiac Burger. A heap of greasy onions and mushrooms piled atop bacon, grilled ham and two massive 1/2-pound
SF Weekly
"Source: San Francisco
Where: Maverick

The Juicy Lucy, served up at Maverick in San Francisco's Mission District, comes served with a slice of smoked gouda in the middle of the patty. This ain't no orange-cheese-injected hot dog, t
OC Weekly
"Source: Orange County
Where: The Soul Burger, The Memphis Cafe

The Soul Burger, $9.50 with fries or salad: I don't know how much "soul" the Soul Burger has, but the combination of pepper jack cheese and chipotle sauce makes this b
OC Weekly
"Source: Orange County
Where: The 50/50, Slaters 5050

The 50/50, $9.95: If you like burgers, chances are you also like bacon. Bacon on burgers is most always a welcomed addition. What about bacon combined with the beef, making for
Phoenix New Times
"Source: Phoenix
Where: The Lodge

What's better than a burger? Try a burger sandwiched between two grilled cheese...sandwiches! The Lodge in Scottsdale, Arizona has such a burger and they called it The Sasquatch. Eat this burger an
Denver Westword
"Source: Denver
Where: Park Burger

The menu at Park Burger is rife with heart-stoppingly good combinations, most of which are sure to send your cholesterol right through the roof. And while we're grateful when a companion snags bit
Dallas Observer
"Source: Dallas
Where: The Stodg Burger at the Porch

We're in love. Freshly buttered bun, aged cheddar, a fried egg and bacon. In many ways, it's a perfect comfort food, and in other ways a heart-attack. The Porch in Dallas, TX has
Dallas Observer
"Source: Dallas
Where: Maple & Motor

This isn't a burger with foie gras, or special mayonnaise. It's a simple, fresh, grill-seared burger with a tower of lettuce, tomato and onion. The right amount of everything. Last we checked, t
Houston Press
"Source: Houston
Where: Facundo

At Facundo, an unlikely restaurant tucked into a car wash serves a mean burger at lunch, topped with applewood bacon and avocado. credit:
"Source: Kansas City
Where: Town Topic

It's the hamburgers and cheeseburgers, fresh off the sizzling little grills, that draw customers to no-nonsense, cash-only joints. Town Topic is no exception with its burger and tots.
Broward-Palm Beach New Times
"Source: Broward-Palm Beach
Where: Le Tub Saloon

Le Tub Saloon has become a mystical place thanks to rumors about their award-winning burger. The world-famous sirloin burger gained fame from a little mention the Sunoco gas station
Miami New Times
"Source: Miami
Where: Sakaya Kitchen

The Beast, served at Burger Brunch at Sakaya Kitchen in Midtown Miami. This monster is mashup of spicy tots, cheese, onions, bulgogi burger, bacon, hotdog, and kimchi scrambled eggs. More buns f
City Pages
"Source: Minneapolis
Where: Blue Door Pub
Doesn't look too appetizing, does it? Well, wait till we tell you its secret ingredient and you'll think it's even worse: peanut butter.  The improbable combination works in the same way Asia
Riverfront Times
"Source: The Riverfront Times
Where: O'Connell's Pub
This no frills, classic cheeseburger is one of the best eats you can grab in St. Louis and O'Connell's quintessential pub atmosphere makes this the perfect place to grab that beer, burg
Seattle Weekly
"Source: Seattle
Where: BBQ Smash Burger, Uneeda Burger
Seattle's Uneeda Burger is located in the old Uneeda Auto Repair shop and offers up a variety of b

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