6 Hamburgers that Wowed the Crowd at Burgers Bourbon + Beer
If you smelled chargrilled meat in the air downtown last night, opportunities are the fragrance was wafting from the BLOC, where regional dining establishments collected for our yearly Burgers Bourbon + Beer occasion.
None of the hamburgers dissatisfied, however brave guests still cast votes in 4 classifications: Finest Patty, Tastiest Sauce, A Lot Of Imaginative, and a general Individuals’s Option. Los Angeles‘ critics (aka food editor Garrett Snyder and digital editor Gwynedd Stuart) likewise chose a favorite, as did our sponsor Genesis, which crowned one sandwich Genesis’ Finest Hamburger.
Likewise in your house? HiHo Cheeseburger, which accepted an award for winning our yearly Hamburger Bracket for a 2nd year in a row.
BBB will not be back for another year, however in the meantime here are some images to drool over and inspo for your next L.A. hamburger experiences.
Finest Patty: STK Steakhouse
Lil’ BRG: Wagyu beef with unique sauce on a sesame seed bun.
Tastiest Sauce: George’s Hamburger Stand
Pastrami Hamburger: 100 percent licensed Angus chuck patty, black rub pastrami, grilled onions, dijonnaise, longhorn cheese.
A Lot Of Imaginative: Umami Hamburger
The Hampton Hamburger: 2 Wagyu patties, shredded lettuce with a green chili vinaigrette, marinaded beet piece, roasted tomatoes, American cheese, collapsed feta, mustard, onions, and mayo.
Individuals’s Option: Rappahannock Oyster Bar
Rapp Hamburger: Caramelized onion, cheddar cheese, b & b pickles, and smokey sauce.
Critics’ Option: Button Mash
Classic Double Cheeseburger: Ground chuck & sirloin mix, house made pickles, Boston lettuce, and American cheese on a Bimbo bun.
Genesis’ Finest Hamburger: The Left Handed Cook
The Rizzo: Mochi chorizo patty (beef/pork), kimchi, American cheese, bacon gravy, marinaded jalapeño salsa, and onion jam on a brioche bun.
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