CHEF BRUCE SHERMAN
of North Pond, Chicago, IL
Find out more about this James Beard award-winning chef at jamesbeard.org.
Bruce Sherman's Top 4 Favorite Burgers in the Great Lakes region
1. VIE BURGER Vie, Western Springs, IL
A 21-day dry-aged beef patty grilled over a wood fire with aged Wisconsin cheddar, homemade pickles, bacon and tempura mushrooms on the side.
2. JAMBURGER Jam, Chicago, IL
Two beef patties paired with mild local butterkase cheese, a fried egg and smoked tomato sauce.
3. PIMIENTO CHEESE BURGER Big Jones, Chicago, IL
A double stack tricked out with griddled onions and homemade pimento cheese on a squishy steamed bun.
4. DOUBLE CHAR BURGER Edzo’s, Evanston, IL
Hand-ground chuck grilled with cheddar, mushrooms, bacon and onions.