Because we come across too many amazing burgers to commemorate them just once a year, we've rounded up our favorite beefy beauties from the last few months. If this is what 2014 has bestowed on us so far, we feel pretty good about the rest of the burger calendar year.
Because you should never have to wait in line for a burger and a funnel cake and a ride on the Tilt-A-Whirl (and especially not in that order), Culinary Bro-Down put together this one-stop frankenfood. Enjoy with the bearded lady.
These guys might slightly resemble White Castle sliders, but the onion soup-braised beef tongue patty, green onion slices, grilled pork belly, rice vinegar pickles, hoisin mayo, and steamed bao buns put them a cut above Harold and Kumar's favorites.
We blindly support anything Slater's 50/50 does, but perhaps their most stunning achievement came this past May, when they ran a bracket of their greatest burger hits. It included this hot mess (in a good way!), the Supreme Nacho Burger.
Even though they're Canadians, the Epic Meal Time team graciously put together this 1ft-tall, 18in-wide monster in tribute to 'Merica for the 4th of July. It mashed together everything from ribs to a deep-dish pizza, and made the Statue of Liberty shed a single, rusty tear.