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burger” (as in Lower Alabama) to use up leftover sausage from Sunday brunch. Spicy Conecuh pork sausage, an artisanal gold standard made nearby, is mixed into beef patties and dressed with pepper jack cheese, spicy mustard and coleslaw to cool it all off. The favorite of local law enforcement is the Wednesday special, but get there early the line forms bef uggs, uggs boots ore the doors open at 11. It often sells out within an hour. It’s a quarter pound patty with green chile pepper and half slices of bologna, salami, ham, melted American and mozzarella cheese. Wait, there’s more: a fried onion ring on top. Salmon and halibut burgers are popular here, too. 2477 Arctic Blvd., 907 279 7311; 5300 Old Seward Hwy., 907 561 1245

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A bite of a Diablo Burger in Flagstaff will leave you feeling good long after you have devoured the last tasty morsel. They are not only thick, juicy and scrumptious, they’re healthy. The burgers come from 100% local grass fed, hormone free beef on a ranch just 40 miles away. The restaurant’s signature burger is 17 ounces of fresh chuck, made to order and cooked on a flattop grill. Trimmings are locally grown fresh produce when available. Top off the meal with homemade, hand battered onion rings. If you can’t handle the Hubcap, try quarter pound versions. The signature Umami burger is a $10 work of art, enhanced with a side of tempura onion rings. They’re served on a griddle warmed potato bun with a variety of toppings. Try the croque burger, topped with a fried egg, smoked ham and Swiss cheese. It’s a cardiac event waiting to happen, but what a way to go. 720 242 9951; 1890 S. At Ted’s Restaurant, a limited menu joint in Meriden, the fresh ground beef is cooked in one drawer of a large metal steam cabinet while the cheese gets the same treatment in another. The Pit beckons customers in North Wilmington with its vintage, circa 1956 pink neon sign. Inside, mini jukeboxes hang in the wood paneled booths. Save room for a milkshake. The patties, grilled over mesquite and set on brioche buns, are standouts. Try The Rogue State burger, seasoned with cilantro and chipotles, or the Asian accented Now Zen with ginger and green onions. o uggs, uggs boots n Fridays and Saturdays. 1300 Connecticut Ave. However, its abandoned rusting gas pumps belie what’s inside. Open the door and the smell of burgers sizzling on the grill welcomes you to T Ray’s Burger Station. The place is famous for its $3.25 handmade burgers. 202 S. 8th St.; 904 261 6310

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Georgia Brown opened the historic Collegiate Grill in 1947 in downtown Gainesville. Customers enjoy freshly prepared burgers, dogs and shakes in a 1940s setting. The black and white checkered floors, red vinyl booths and counter seating make the experience even more memorable. 220 Main St. SW; 678 989 2280

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On the Big Island, Village Burger Kamuela at Parker Ranch Center in Waimea is a locavore’s delight, with a grass fed, pasture uggs, uggs boots raised, ground fresh daily Big Island beef burger, thick and grilled to order, topped with just picked, Waimea grown veggies in a brioche bun from nearby Hawi town. Other options include Wagyu beef, red veal, ahi tuna and vegetarian, hand cut twice cooked fries, unbelievable shakes just about all local. Singles or doubles are hand formed and cooked to supreme juiciness, then topped with just sliced pickle disks and hoops of onion and homemade hot sauce. It all happens at warp speed an open kitchen show that patrons have been enjoying since 1907. 207 E. Sherman Ave.; 208 664 5444

Kuma’s Corner in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood is a place where the pounding heavy metal music is as unremitting as the lines of people waiting to get in (no reservations, ever). Try the Black Sabbath burger with blackening spices, housemade chili, red onion and pepper jack cheese. The high quality beef and chewy pretzel rolls are what make the burgers special; the serious craft beer list is a bonus. 2900 W.

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