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

Spicy Tuna Burger
Charles Masters
3. Spicy Tuna Burger

Boston's best burger is a refreshing (and addictive!) combo: chopped fresh tuna seasoned with garlic and herbs, spicy sriracha-spiked mayo, a sweet and salty soy glaze, and pickled ginger (the same stuff you're used to eating with sushi).

Restaurant: Parish Cafe in Boston, MA

Region: Northeast

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