The Best Burgers in America

There are burgers and then there are restaurant burgers: those over-the-top concoctions built for maximum wow and deliciousness. We tapped the country's top chefs -- all recent regional winners of prestigious James Beard Awards -- to share the burgers they devour most on their home turf.

Compiled by Sarah Karnasiewicz, Photography by Charles Masters

Double Cheeseburger
Charles Masters
2. Double Cheeseburger

The shaved red onion and a tasty blend of rich cuts (chuck and brisket) have gained chef Linton Hopkin's late-night burger cult status. That and the fact that he turns out only 24 per night!

Restaurant: Holeman & Finch Public House in Atlanta, GA

Region: Southeast

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