Chicago is in the midst of a full-on burger craze. Between cheffy burgers that incorporate high-end ingredients and lauded burger chains moving into Chicago, it's never been easier to find a great burger. Here's everything you need to find the best burgers (and fries) Chicago has to offer.
18 best new burgers
From thin griddled patties to cheesy Juicy Lucys, here are our 18 new favorites
10 burgers your kids will love
Burgers are up there with mac and cheese and hot dogs as most kids' favorite meals. But which Chicago burgers are the best?
18 great burgers
The best burgers at non-burger restaurants.
We're getting an Umami Burger!
The California burger chain is opening a Wicker Park outpost later this year
The best sandwiches and burgers of 2013
The DryHop burger is a new institution
When you want late-night breakfast, giant milkshakes, greasy burgers and other no-frills fare, here are our favorite diners
From duck fat to buffalo, our five favorite fries.
Old-school/new-school burger hybrids
These spots team classic smashed patties with punched-up ingredients.
The crazy burger craze
A burger between two grilled cheeses is just the beginning.
Chefs give burgers a new spin
None of these celebrated chefs is too proud to give the people what they want: a burger
Are these sandwiches burgers?
We make the call on patty melts, veggie burgers and loose-meat sandwiches
Six spots for fantastic fries
Sometimes, you just want the fries
New-school versus old-school burgers
Two burger lovers debate thin and griddled versus big, fat and cooked-to-order
How to navigate a DIY burger joint
Traditionalist Eddie Lakin of Edzo’s Burger Shop walks us through building your own burger
Four spots for a grass-fed burger
When it comes to commodity beef, these spots just say no
What's the Big Baby?
The South Side gave birth to the Big Baby cheeseburger, but who's the burgerdaddy?
Best veggie burgers
Veggie burgers get some love at these spots
High on grass-fed
Daniel Rosenthal is trying to make every burger in Chicago a sustainable burger