restaurants serve up some pretty spectacular burgers. Most of these
tasty patties feature cheese, a good bun and maybe some onions or
mushrooms. But some places go crazy with wild flavors and exotic
ingredients. Here are some of the most unusually delicious burgers.
Cheese Burger, Burkeís Lakeside in Summit and Burkeís Irish
Castle in Milwaukee: A half-pounder topped with a five-cheese blend
mac ín cheese, some raw onions and spicy brown mustard. Itís
comfort food + bun = cheeseburger in paradise. www.burkeslakeside.com,
also at Burkeís: It starts out with a patty and American cheese, and
thatís placed on shredded lettuce mixed with ranch dressing. Atop
that goes a brat patty smothered with cheese curds and caramelized
onions, and itís finished off with sauerkraut and spicy porter
mustard. Such messy goodness, you might need a fork.
Cafť LuLu, Milwaukee: This delightful burger gets seasoned with
lemon, pepper and curry before itís topped with spicy sweet pepper,
scallion and cucumber relish. Fusion burger, here we come.
Sobelmanís, Milwaukee: Sobelmanís regular burgers always top the
list of Milwaukeeís best burgers, and this Menomonee Valley
destination serves them up in many ways, but one of the most exotic
variations is the Conway. A Sobelmanís patty and habanero cheese get
cozy with pork belly, smoked bacon, barbecue sauce and coleslaw. This
is a pork loverís dream burger. www.milwaukeesbestburgers.com
Burger, Sobelmanís, Milwaukee: This breakfast baby gets topped
with colby marble jack cheese, bacon, smoked ham, onions fried in
beer, hash brown patty and a fried egg. You donít need a buffet if
you order this burger.
Grass-fed Burger, Cafť Centraal, Milwaukee: This half-pounder is
rubbed with herbs, stuffed with garlic and blue cheese, and topped
with sun-dried tomato pesto and smoked shitake mushrooms. Order a side
of roasted garlic aioli for dipping deliciousness.