Summer is here and it’s time to fire up the grill! This month we’re taking you on a tour of some of our favorite spots to enjoy juicy burgers and creatively crafted sandwiches. Whether you like your burgers fully loaded or your sandwiches plain and simple, there’s something for everyone in this selection.
San Diego, CA: Slater’s 50/50 was founded in 2009 by Scott Slater, a SoCal native with a passion for burgers, bacon and craft beer and a disdain for the boring. Inspired by the belief that bacon is meat candy, Scott created the original 50/50 patty– made of 50% ground bacon and 50% ground beef – and a menu full of amplified burgers and indulgent dishes to pair with one of the most mind-blowing selections of local and regional craft beer available on tap anywhere.
Scottsdale, AZ: Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse is a casual American Tavern, with two neighborhood restaurants located in Phoenix, and Old Town Scottsdale that celebrate the craft of making good food, good drinks, and good friends. The menu is designed for snacking, sharing, and celebrating. Our rotating selection of craft beers, handmade cocktails, and wines by the glass are perfect for toasting friends, family, and neighbors. Come in today and see what we are made of.
Cupertino, CA: Island Fine Burgers & Drinks is a burger restaurant that specializes in gourmet burgers and beer, fresh cut fries and tropical drinks. And though the menu has grown to include salads, soups & soft tacos, Islands still adheres to the basic philosophy that fresh food, friendly service and a laid back atmosphere is the perfect end to a hard day of work or play.
Portland, OR: Hopcity Tavern is an American gastropub supporting 16 local farmers, creameries, butchers and bakers. The Tavern offers seven local microbreweries on tap and 12 Northwestern wines by the glass. Enjoy robust food with signature dishes including HUB IPA Mac n’ Cheese and the HopCity Burger. The restaurant’s décor includes repurposed wood and furniture, and sustainability is a central theme to both design and menu.
Seattle, WA: Lunchbox Laboratory is a great spot for a creative and unique meal. This “funkadelic” restaurant boasts that it’s the home of the best burger in America and features 15 to 20 hand ground eclectic burgers, as well as weekly rotating experiments. Also on the menu are handcrafted shakes, a full bar of crazy, experimental cocktails and private dining!