The Best Burgers From Around the World
It’s not just about slapping a patty on the grill and calling it a day. Now, chefs are elevating their offerings with specialty ingredients—think Wagyu beef and shaved truffles.
Maya Kachroo-Levine, Chadner Navarro, Avery Stone, and Jonah Flicker all contributed to this story.
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It’s been a long time since burgers were just a backyard barbeque staple or a fast food go-to. At this point, an elevated burger has become a true art form. From the locally sourced, grass-fed meat and the aged cheddar, to the rare truffle topping and fresh-baked bun, the haute burger trend has really taken the food scene by storm. And what’s more, these luxe burgers haven’t just taken hold in the U.S. Au contraire, restaurateurs around the world have picked up the burger torch and infused the trend with their own creativity and culture. All this to say, these high-end burgers are the global stand-outs worth traveling for.