This cash-only “stand” claims to have the “Best Char Dogs and Fried Shrimp in Chicago,” but that’s not all Fat Phil is doing right. The char burger here is nearing perfection. Phil’s Last Stand is the brainchild of the guys that brought you Lockdown Bar & Grill, who have teamed with legendary hot dog man [...]
Let us preface the following review by saying we don’t intend to steer you away from The Peasantry, just toward a dish other than the Duck Burger. This comfy sit down restaurant specializes in “elevated street food”, offering a variety of delicious dishes at very affordable prices. The Romesco Pasta, Duck Wings, and Triple Truffle [...]
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Thanks to suggestions from our ChicagoBurgerBible.com disciples (keep them coming!), we visited Owen & Engine in Logan Square to feast on their reputable burger. The price was a little steep at $14, but it proved well worth it as Owen & Engine became just the ninth restaurant to earn our “Tier 1 – Elite” [...]
Wildfire touts itself as a 1940’s style steakhouse, making us wonder if there were great burgers in the 1940’s? Given steakhouses’ beef expertise, it’s generally a no-brainer that they serve top-quality burgers. We expect to pay a little more for an upscale burger of excellent quality. Unfortunately, Wildfire’s “Prime Angus Burger” fell short. Our biggest [...]
With a handful of accolades (Including Citysearch’s 2008 “Best Hamburger” in Chicago), we visited Park Grill hoping to feast on one of Chicago’s elite burgers. When choosing between the $11 Park Grill Burger and the $17 American “Kobe” Burger, we splurged for their pricier offering, wanting to fully experience one of the city’s best. Further, [...]
While enjoying a few beverages at happy hour, we decided to make it a business “meating” by ordering burgers. Looking back, we should have had a few more drinks because their burger would have been forgettable either way. It wasn’t bad, but it also wasn’t noticeably good, even after a few drinks. “The Burger” sticks [...]