Where to Find the Best Burger in NYC
These burgers are the best of the best in New York City. Here’s where to find them.
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Once relegated to greasy-spoon diners and cheap chains, the humble hamburger has in the last decade been given highfalutin’ makeovers by chefs the world over. Simple in concept, it’s a playground-like palette for innovation as well as carefully measured perfection. Perhaps nowhere is there such appreciation for a flawlessly crafted burger than in New York City, where Shake Shack reigns as the mass option for a demographic happy, too, to shell out $35 for one marked by foie gras and truffles. It’s all about pedigree, of not only the meat, but the cheese, bun, and toppings. In 2019, fancy burgers are as common in fine dining restaurants as classic steakhouses and hip hot spots. Here’s where to find the best burger in NYC—all with a high-end twist.