The all-mighty cheeseburger goes back nearly 100 years. Fans of this perfect food can celebrate with National Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 18.
Where to celebrate? Here are five of my favorite places in Palm Beach County and a look at their top cheeseburgers. (Photos: The Buzz Agency)
Habit Burger Grill’s Charburgers are cooked over an open flame and were named the “best tasting burger’’ in the nation by a leading consumer magazine. The Habit Restaurant, Inc. is continuing its commitment to help end childhood hunger in America by partnering with No Kid Hungry for a fourth year. Over the past four years, The Habit has raised over $1 million for the No Kid Hungry campaign, providing millions of meals for kids across the country. Each of the seven South Florida locations will participate in the charity partnership. The Habit will be collecting donations for No Kid Hungry and offering guests who donate $3 or more to the No Kid Hungry campaign a free Charburger with cheese certificate, good on a return visit through Oct. 2, 2018.
Burger Bar in Palm Beach Gardens has the The Lone Star, a fully-loaded prime beef blend burger topped with cheddar cheese, onion rings, thick-cut bacon, mayo, and BBQ sauce. It’s served on the gourmet burger joint’s signature bun.
The Beauty and the Beeeef in Wellington is grilling up a mélange of eight-ounce Angus “beefwiches.” Super Pac Man, features smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, mac n’ cheese, caramelized onions, and red onion. But the real wow factor of this gourmet burger is its bun — breaded, deep-fried mac n’ cheese.
The 12 oz. Mr. Bigg at Grease Burger Bar in downtown West Palm Beach is covered in melted pepper jack cheese, flame-grilled to perfection in a cast-iron skillet and crowned with deep-fried Applewood smoked bacon, caramelized frizzled onions, and warm garlic aioli.
Vegans and meat-eaters alike can get the edgy Veggie Cheeseburger at Death or Glory, Delray Beach’s popular bar and restaurant. The plant-based patty is made from a mixture of mushrooms, onions, beets, tamari, vegan Worcestershire sauce, and forbidden rice, a black delicacy once reserved for Chinese Emperors to ensure good health. The burger is topped with house-made pickles, raw onions, white cheddar and fancy sauce, a mixture of ketchup, dijon, mayo, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco and served on a potato bun.