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10. Bacon Cheeseburger at UlyssesAt this charming Stone Street gastropub, picnic tables spill out onto the cobbles, and a murmur goes up from the benches when one of these beauties flies by on a tray, the bacon sticking out at the sides like an unkempt mop of hair, the onions raw, crisp, and testifying to the perfection of purpleness. Finally, there's the beef patty, nothing special except it has that ground-minutes-ago flavor and tastes as fresh as a spring meadow.
Robert Sietsema writes:
If America had a signature dish, what would it be? I think it must be the hamburger. And who doesn't adore a juicy ground patty of beef, lamb, turkey, seafood, or vegetable substances in the mellow embrace of a good bun? In fact, the most common last meal requested by death row inmates is the cheeseburger, and it's a favorite of office workers, too, who only feel like they're on death row.
Here, then, are the 10 best (and often wildest) burgers I've eaten so far this year, from a list that includes dozens upon dozens.
Read the entire list: 10 Best NY Burgers, 2012
Published on August 29, 2012