Where are the best burgers in the Twin Cities? That's what restaurant critic Rick Nelson seeks to find out each week. He's rooted out the best, from first-rate fast-fooders to chef-driven beauties. Here are his can't-miss choices. Updated Sep. 11, 2014
Hungry? How about a burger? Every week, Taste restaurant critic Rick Nelson takes a look at the best that Twin Cities restaurants have to offer on Burger Friday.
The burger and fries at the Kenwood is one for the record books.
You get the picture.
That overwhelming sense of possibilities is the impetus behind Burger Friday, a journey we started last spring that delves into the riches of a different don’t-miss Twin Cities burger every week. So far, we’ve featured 17; that’s barely a dent in the local constellation of burger greatness, but, hey, there are 52 weeks in a year, and a bottomless appetite for a spectacular burger.)
The LYN65 burger is a house cured burger with pickles two ways, American cheese and house cut fries at LYN65 in Richfield September 6, 2014.
Our weekly blog, Burger Friday, is devoted to rooting out the best in the business, from first-rate fast-fooders to chef-driven beauties. Here’s a rundown of a year of burger consumption.
Yes, it's the Juicy Lucifer, a play (in both word and deed) on Minnesota's iconic Juicy Lucy -- this time, at Minneapolis' Hell's Kitchen.
You've heard of the Juicy Lucy? How about the foie gras-stuffed Juicy Goosey? It's the witty, semi-preposterous (and, yes, delicious) foie gras-stuffed burger at the Lynn on Bryant.
Minneapolis' own Jucy Lucy
Yes, the namesake menu item at the Anchor Fish & Chips is all that. But sometimes the Burger Siren calls, and when she does, this perennially popular Northeaster knows how to answer. And then some.
At Sun Street Breads, the "Best Dang Burger Ever" is a holdover from the bakery's terrific and much-missed dinner service.
Searching for a delicious hamburger bun? Then order a hamburger at a premium bakery, like Sun Street Breads.
Some might say that Victory 44 is exercising a bit of presumptiveness when its menu hails the "Perfect Burger." But the safer argument is that the name is all about certitude.