September 18, 2015
"What makes a truly great cheeseburger? We found the perfect recipe, but there are plenty of variations around Washington: thick and thin, beefy and veggie, capped with gooey with American or aged Vermont cheddar. Here are 18 of our favorites around DC for celebrating National Cheeseburger Day—or any day.
Prime Angus truffle burger at Food Wine & Co.
7272 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
We tend to roll our eyes when we hear “truffle” and “burger” in the same breath, but this dish is a true masterpiece. In fact, the often overpowering flavor of the fungi, which are in the sottocenere cheese and whipped into an aïoli, recedes into the background, allowing the rest of the burger—a house-ground patty piled with roasted mushrooms, sweetly pickled and crispy fried onions—to take the spotlight."
-Anna Spiegel, Ann Limpert, Todd Kliman
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