burgers


Yesterday was April 20th and while most of the 4/20-observing world was busy getting blazed, we were honoring the birthday of the man who, as legend has it, put the doughnut burger on the menu: the heavyweight of soul himself, Luther Vandross.

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When we asked Matt Adler his goal in creating his latest burger, he smiled and said three words: "A delicious burger."

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Putting the "fat" in "infatuation," the Burger Days crew rolls down the coast this week for our annual tango with the beef and booze on the shores of Miami.

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Meat mastermind Nate Anda is opening what's soon to be our latest favorite hangout in the former location of GBD in Dupont Circle.

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After another 12 months of eating way too much meat, popping way too many Lipitor and eating far too little salad, we've somehow managed to survive.

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Rejoice, burger lovers– if your holiday travels include Reagan National, you'll be plenty pleased with its latest addition.

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Falls Church gets another entry into the burger game this week when Cafe Kindred debuts its new bar, Townshend, during a grand opening this Friday.

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So, are you with (burg) her?

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ONE.

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The D.C. area's burger joint tally increases by one today when BurgerFi opens its doors in Old Town Alexandria this morning.

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Shake Shack's annual Oktoberfest promotion (dubbed Shacktoberfest, natch) returns tomorrow, however, this year the burger slingers are lightening up on the meat and bringing more carbs into the mix.

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With summer just about wrapped up, we did one last tango with the grill over Labor Day weekend.

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Free burgers are one thing. Free Shake Shack burgers, however, are a whole different story.

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Tonight and tomorrow, Neighborhood Restaurant Group's summer pop-up beer garden, Canteen, will be slinging three all-new burgers from Nate Anda.

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Sure, you could profess your love for your significant other with a cute little hashtag-and-photo-filled post on Facebook. Or...

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Here's a chance to get a taste of Brazil without fear of contracting Zika.

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Z-Burger is the latest restaurant getting in on the Pokémon Go action and will feature special Pokemon team shakes and free burgers this Thursday in D.C.

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Because there's no such thing as too many burgers, another new beef-and-bun franchise is debuting this week in D.C.

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Sick and tired of waiting for someone to make a true Washington, D.C. burger, we decided to do it ourselves. Introducing The District.

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Wearing red, white and blue and waving around sparklers is one way to celebrate the Fourth of the July. Another, far greasier way to celebrate America's birthday, however, is to shove a whole hell of a lot of burgers into your face.

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A new burger at Shake Shack debuted last Friday to the masses but we first got a taste of the Bacon CheddarShack back in February at the Burger Bash in South Beach.

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French toast is delicious because it's fried bread covered in sugar. But what makes the breakfast staple even better? Tossing a burger into the mix. Check out this month's Monte Cristo BOTM and more after the jump.

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We just received the menu to Alex McCoy's new burger pop-up debuting this Sunday and we want to eat everything on it.

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Beef-and-bun mastermind and creator of some of the best burgers in D.C., Alex McCoy, will debut a burger pop-up at his Park View restaurant, Alfie's, next Sunday, May 29.

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When the grease and the smoke cleared, the burgers from Brine Restaurant's John Critchley and The Commodore's Travis Weiss were the big winners at the first annual D.C. Burger Throwdown on Sunday.

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We're nursing hangovers and still a little damp from the meat sweats but the first annual D.C. Burger Throwdown at The Commodore was a rousing, rousing greasy success.

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As chef of Harvest Wood Grill & Tap in Annapolis, Keith Long will be travelling farther than any of the other competitors to make it to the Throwdown this Sunday.

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We fell in love with John Critchley's burger the very first time we ate it. And then again the second time. Then on the third. And so on and so on...

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Ryan Hackney is a busy man. As new sous chef at Bibiana, he’s been working nearly everyday since he took on the gig almost two months ago.

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Duke's Grocery. Crisp. Alfie's. Three D.C. joints with three ridiculously good burgers that all have one thing in common: Alex McCoy.

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It's near impossible to think of Travis Weiss and to not to think of burgers.

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While Scott Drewno's main focus at the highly-acclaimed Asian fusion restaurant The Source may be different from what he'll be grilling up this weekend at the D.C. Burger Throwdown, when it comes to burger battles, he's batting 1.000.

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For our first D.C. Burger Throwdown Q&A session, we chatted with Matt Adler, executive chef of Osteria Morini where he told us he likes cheap beer a

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In less than three weeks, seven of the D.C. area's greatest burger creators are coming together in an epic battle of the beef to prove who's best.

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If you’ve paid any attention to the D.C. burger scene over the past few years, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard of Alex McCoy or, at the very least, one of his burgers.

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Basic Burger opened in Arlington yesterday and rather than the whole "better burger" mantra being endlessly chanted by other new burger concepts (including Chipotle) popping up all over the place, this one is all about the "basics."

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Zinburger Wine & Burger bar, which we announced was coming to Springfield all the way back in March of 2014, has finally set a date for its opening.

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There must have been a sale on Sriracha because three out of five burgers feature the Thai chili sauce all up in the mix this month.

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The Penn Quarter joint's Tap Burger satisfies our requirements – it's a perfectly decent and acceptable beef-and-bread combo – but we were more impressed with the side items we took down during our visit.

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Thank goodness we decided to give up tofu for Lent because if we had chosen any one of the more appropriate items – red meat, cheese, chocolate, GLUTTONY – we'd be shit out of luck today.

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We can't believe it's been four whole years since the beefy throwdown of all beefy throwdowns took place on St. Patrick's Day 2012.

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There's a pair of corned beef-topped Reuben burgers in the mix this month, a macaroni and cheese and fried green tomato gut bomb, a loaded patty melt and some weak-ass – but, hey, it's new! – stuff from the Burger Palace. Happy March BOTMs, everybody!

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With his hands raised high over his head, clutching the burger trophy of all burger trophies, Rob Goodman stood triumphantly, bathed in the light of a hundred flash bulbs and rounds of raucous applause.

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Today, the Burger Days Crew leaves D.C. along with the snow, rain and tornadoes behind and heads down to sunny Miami for the burger parties of all burger parties: the SOBEWFF Burger Bash.

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"This is the best damn burger I've ever had," says Travis Weiss while staring at Rebellion's new creation, the 1836 Burger.

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In honor of meat masters Schweid & Sons' campaign to "Make Burgers Great Again," we wanted to do our part in pushing the ground-beef-sandwich construction game to the limit.

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More than any other holiday outside of Thanksgiving, Mari Gras brings out the burgers.

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With an already stellar selection of ground beef options, the local chain BGR the Burger Joint will be joining the Merrifield development's lineup later this year.

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Move over beef, the bird is coming to D.C. Shake Shacks.

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This Wednesday, after 15 months of new, weekly burger specials, Mad Fox executive chef Travis Weiss will present his last "Epic Burger," wrapping up his tenure at the Falls Church and Glover Park restaurants.

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It's already five days into 2016, which means our resolutions are already in the shitter. So with all that nonsense behind us, we're ready to go meat-in-face with each and every BOTM in January.

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Rejoice, swine lovers, The Deliverance burger is back.

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Years ago, somebody told us we couldn't just eat burgers all the time. We promptly kicked that person in the teeth but after considering it for a bit, we figured they were probably right.

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One of these years, we’re going to go all out and red carpet the shit out of our Burgers of the Year awards but until then, a blog post will have to do.

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Gone are the days of mixing up lunch plans with an emergency contraceptive– Plan B Burger Bar is no more.

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For the first time probably ever, a certain member of the our monthly club has introduced an all-new BOTM. We honestly can't believe it. IT'S A FESTIVUS MIRACLE. In other, far less exciting December BOTM news, there's duck, buffalo sauce, a misnamed Hawaiian burger and some sandwich.

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The latest burger joint to bring its beef and buns to the D.C. area is The Habit Burger Grill, officially opening in Ashburn this Saturday.

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Because some of us just can't wait until tomorrow, Mad Fox brings Thanksgiving to the plate a day early with their Epic Burger today. In a month of bird burgers, this one just might top them all.

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Every once in a (long) while, we dust off our cummerbunds, put on the one collared shirt we own and head to a fancy-ass joint to get down with the beef and bread. Earlier this month, we did just that as we hit up the swanky Capital Grille* in Tysons for a look at their Wagyu and Wine promotion.

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Because there just isn't enough turkey and stuffing in November, this month's crop of BOTMs is overflowing with the holiday staples.

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This year, Dogfish Head Alehouse's Halloween creation stuffs Reese's Pieces candies in with the beef and then slathers the top of the patty with peanut butter and bacon.

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It's a bratwurst kinda month as two area joints bust out Oktoberfest burgs, another goes double decker on us and an excommunicated burger makes a unnecessary comeback.

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Battles. Cook offs. Showdowns. They can be called many things but to paraphrase the Bard: "That which we call a burger bash by an other name would taste as deliciously greasy."

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In tribute to Rachael Ray, the District will be getting two, exclusive-to-D.C., limited-time-only burgers from Shake Shack and Good Stuff Eatery in October.

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Burger King. Not even once.

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The simplicity of beef and cheese and bread is beautiful.

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Like moths to a flame, so are our bellies to burger battles. And this Sunday, our collective stomachs will be flocking to Poste for the 4th annual Brainfood Burger Battle.

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Forget jumping the shark, Dogfish Head Alehouse's current burger of the week pole vaults clean over that damn fish.

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Our latest crush – a burger that has caused so may sleepless nights these past few months – is from BRINE, an oyster house tucked into the back of Mosaic District.

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How the hell do you eat this thing?

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You guys...YOU GUYS– the Luther is back at Holy Cow!

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This month on the BOTM scene, two Caesars is two too many, a new twist to a Caprese creation and we're going, going, back, back, to Cali, Cali.

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The wait is over for the debut of Burger Tap & Shake's second location as the burger slinging commences today at its brand new Tenleytown spot.

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Nothing says happy birthday America like corn-battered meat and two local joints are hooking up the deep fried goodness as part of their Independence Day celebrations.

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Foggy Bottom burger slingers Burger Tap & Shake are just about ready to debut their second location in Tenleytown with doors set to open on Monday, July 6.

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When an opportunity arises to tick multiple entries off our burger to-do list – and all in the span of one day – we're all over it like grease on a griddle.

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We bid a greasy farewell to May and National Hamburger Month and welcome in a fresh crop of BOTMs to fill our bellies in June.

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As we reach the end up a meat-tastic month filled burgers on burgers on burgers, we take some time to reflect back on our Seven Burgers in Seven Days celebration for National Hamburger Week.

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There's just one thing you need to do today. We know what it is. You know what it is. Do we really need to spell it out for you?

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Our search for more "repeat-worthy" burgers took us to the Southwest Waterfront this past weekend and, we're happy to say, we've found another one we'd hit rewind on.

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Since we totally snubbed our neighbors to the north during National Hamburger Week, this time we're bringing the goods to Maryland.

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Right Proper Brewing Company appreciates the wonderfulness of that gelatinous meat brick known as Spam and, along with its less-processed form, has created the No Ka Oi burger for National Hamburger Week.

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Unapologetically gluttonous, the Del Ray burger joint has created yet another diet-unfriendly special that we're not going to tell our doctors about.

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DCity Smokehouse is known for its ribs and its chopped pork and its brisket and its smoked meat-filled sandwiches, not so much its burgers. But that's a mistake.

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This "big dirty uncle of the banh mi" wraps the flavors of a Vietnamese sandwich with Weiss' signature beef blend and then tosses them all in the fryer.

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First things first – this is not a conventional burger. For National Hamburger Week, Red Apron chef Nathan Anda went outside of the box and down the street a block or two when he created the B Side special.

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Today, the popular burger joint officially enters the D.C. breakfast game, slinging early morning sandwiches at its Union Station location beginning at 7 a.m.

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While it won't make you squeal like a pig – at least not in that way – the Deliverance Burger is bound to elicit a few exclamations during its consumption...but, trust us, all of them good.

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The concept of brunch is just about the best thing ever. Combining breakfast and lunch into one meal and totally ignoring that whole drinking-before-noon taboo? UH, YES PLEASE.

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In just two days time, National Hamburger Week begins and this year we're bringing you a full seven days' worth of spectacular burgers from the D.C. area's very best joints.

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Come on, just look at this lineup: B Side, Burger Tap & Shake, DCity Smokehouse, Holy Cow, Mad Fox, The Pig and Right Proper. That's some serious burger slinging.

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This month is a strange one for BOTMs. One creation isn't even a burger, another is a spin on a burrito dish from New Mexico, and we introduce a new member of the BOTM Club while a charter member teeters on the brink of exclusion.

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We began our roll out of National Hamburger Week participants this week with the introduction of two heavy hitters into the mix

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The beefiest time of the year is nearly upon us and we're going all out in our celebration this go 'round.

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For Eater's Burger Week, I wrote a piece on the influx of the burger bar concept into the D.C. area.

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The burger may have have gotten us in the door at Boss Shepherd's but the thing that's going to keep us coming back isn't the beef.

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We've got two Sriracha-drenched burgers this month, a cheese-stuffed lamb burger and one that's overloaded by condiments.

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Our first-ever burger collaboration is here as Burger Days and Mad Fox Brewing Company have teamed up to present a chicken and waffle-burger mashup, the Cluck Moo, for Falls Church Restaurant Week.

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In between the Guinness and shots of Jameson, St. Patrick's Day revelers are going to need something to soak up all that booze.

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Starting today, we're introducing a new feature called Burger Days: DIY, where we'll share some of the crazy, batshit meat monsters we come up with in our kitchen and then let you know how to make it at home.

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Starting Friday, the special spuds come out at Shake Shack when the annual "When Irish Fries Are Smiling" return to the scene for St. Patrick's Day.

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Since November, Nage executive chef Dwayne Motley has been serving up to five off-the-menu burgers every Monday night during the Dupont restaurant's new "Burger Monday" promotion.

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In March, we see the return of a grilled cheese behemoth, a Sriracha-drizzled Korean creation, a Kentucky classic and, finally, just about the plainest burger of the month you'll ever see.

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Between detoxing from all the booze and what we fear may be a permanent case of the meat sweats, we're struggling to adjust to life post-Burger Bash.

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Just three months after its D.C. debut in Penn Quarter, Plan B Burger Bar has already secured a location for its second joint in the area

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With five NYC titles, Josh Capon looks for his first South Beach Burger Bash win this Friday.

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There's just four days to go until we get up close and personal with a menagerie of meat in Miami and the anticipation is damn near killing us. So, in hopes of keeping our hunger demons at bay, we'd thought we'd try recreating one of the 31 burgers on Friday's menu.

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As modern-day, greasy Paladins, we're always down for a burger trek – especially when the trip gets us out of frigid D.C. in February.

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The latest beef-and-bun purveyor set to open up shop in the District is Bareburger, who Eater reports is planning for a June debut in the former Cosi space on R St. in Dupont.

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After a few months delay, Citizen Burger Bar has opened rather quietly in Clarendon.

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Each week we think Mad Fox's Travis Weiss has peaked with his creations for Epic Burger Wednesday and each week he lays down a monstrous masterpiece that trumps the week before. Today is no different.

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February's BOTM roundup is chock full of Louisiana spice as three of four joints go with the Mardi Gras theme this month.

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We've heard the grumblings that the whole burger boom is over but, frankly, that's bullshit.

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Here it is, in all its sweet, sticky, diabetic-coma-inducing glory: The Sugar Cow.

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Get ready, D.C., because all this week, a Luther – a fucking proper Luther – is on the menu in Alexandria.

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Bust out the napkins and hide Santa Claus, Mad Fox's Epic Burger Wednesday special brings the City of Brotherly Love to your face with The Liberty Bell burger.

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Burger Tap and Shake is about to double its presence in D.C. with a second location set to open on Wisconsin Avenue in Tenleytown.

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The first Burger of the Month crop of 2015 brings us a north of the border burg, a south Florida creation, a wing-style burger and one that's designed to stave off that inevitable January hangover.

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The meat mavens at B Side are giving the sandwich of all sandwiches its own night of the week over at their Mosaic joint and we couldn't be happier. Get ready for Burger Mondays, everybody.

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It's a record month for shitty burgers. For the first time ever, the Crew found no redeeming BOTM in the month's lineup. Turn back now, avoid these burgers and just wait until the New Year.

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Yesterday we got news that Smashburger in Dupont shut up shop barely a year after opening and now today, Eater has word that Black & Orange has become yet another burger slinger of the past.

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It's that time of the year again when we reflect on the plethora of ground beef that entered our systems over the past 12 months and choose the greatest of the greasy bunch.

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Take a look at this goddamn thing. Just look at it. This is what cardiologist nightmares are made of.

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It was a banner month for BOTMs, with the best overall collection of burgers we've seen so far this year.

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Despite some delays, Citizen Burger Bar is still planning to open in Clarendon this year.

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When November rolls around, we're used to seeing an influx of turkey burgers into the BOTM mix. Not so this year. We're not sure what happened this time but there's not a single bird burg in the lineup this month.

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Plan B and its beer, bourbon, burgers and, yes, disco tots are in full effect in D.C. starting today.

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As if we needed yet another reason to pack on some extra poundage before Thanksgiving.

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It takes a pretty out-of-this-fucking-world burger to get our jaws to drop but the Crew's collective mandibles hit the floor when we stumbled upon the Burger of the Week at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax.

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In a month where brat burgers are everywhere, a plain Jane burger rises to the top of the meaty pile.

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Save the date, D.C.: Plan B, the burger, bourbon and beer specialists have set Monday, November 3 as the day for their grand opening on Pennsylvania Avenue.

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"It took Jeter 14 years to win five titles. I did it in SIX!" Josh Capon screamed to a horde of greasy, beef-stuffed revelers in New York City last Friday night.

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For the past three months, we've been stuffing our faces with just about everything we can get our hands on, slowly but surely stretching our stomachs to their very limit. We call it training. Our wives call it disgusting.

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The first of a new crop of "burger bar" restaurants set to infiltrate the area is just about here. Plan B Burger Bar announced that its upcoming D.C. location, coming to Pennsylvania Avenue, is – finally!– on track to open by the end of the month.

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Today, in honor of the Nationals' foray into the 2014 MLB playoffs, new Mad Fox chef Travis Weiss has created the Bryce Harpurger topped with peanut butter, grape aioli jelly and bacon jam.

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"Italian beef is my favorite sandwich in the world," Nate Anda says as I stare at his latest burger creation set to debut at the brand new B Side opening up Saturday in Mosaic District.

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Be Right Burger, a Reston Town Center burger slinger since 2011, is opening its second location at Dulles International Airport this week.

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Our beefy adventures have taken us near and far in our search for burgers and while the D.C. area is our primary stomping ground, Maryland oftentimes gets overlooked in our quest.

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At 10:30 this morning, I headed out into the rain with my mind set on one thing: In-N-Out.

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Watch out for flying balls to the face when Shake Shack debuts its all-new ping pong tournament at its Tysons joint.

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Apples on burgers. We still don't get it. But we do love us some Miami Vice-themed burgers from BTS this month.

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Three new burger joints set to open in Northern Virginia by the end of this year have been hit with delays (naturally), but two are still on track to make their debuts in the next few months.

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Just do it already.

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"Epic burgers, my way, will be back," new Mad Fox chef Travis Weiss tells Burger Days. "As well as the original bacon jam, which was my recipe." Oh, hell yes.

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Bacon, BBQ sauce and fried onions take top topping honors in August while apples bring up the rear. Check out our review of all this month's BOTMs inside.

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At 11 a.m. Monday, the NYC burger slingers' fifth Washington, D.C. area location opened on the brand new terrace at Tysons Corner, bringing the ShackBurger to the commonwealth for the very first time

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Return of the Crinkle

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Aug
2014

Shake Shack announced today the return of its beloved crinkle cut fries which were kicked to the curb last year (and at its D.C. Shacks this year). Due to customer demand, the crinkles will return this November.

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It's official. The latest Shake Shack to hit the D.C. area is opening THIS MONDAY.

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As the year rolls on, some D.C. burger joints are stepping up their BOTM game while others are content coasting through the summer. This month we've got three all-new burgers and one sad and tired repeat.

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Just when you thought it was safe to take in those pants, another burger joint is about to unleash its beefiness upon the D.C. area.

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It's coming...

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Last Saturday, the 2014 D.C. BRGR Bash stepped up its game to go along with a change in name and venue. This year’s sold-out burger bonanza featured twice as many competitors slinging beef, pork and lamb burgers as well as more booze to wash it all down.

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In July, we find out that melted mozzarella is the way to go, pretty burgers don't mean tasty burgers and reruns can be a good thing.

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Maximizing our burger intake while minimizing our energy expenditure is the primary goal during our day-to-day adventures

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With a new name, new venue and new lineup of participants, the burger bash formerly known as BRGR Battle is back and the beef starts flying next Saturday.

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This weekend marks one of only three times during the year that you can get a meat popsicle chaser to go along with that ShackBurger. Yup, corn dogs are back at Shake Shack.

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If you have an aversion to disgusting displays of gluttony involving copious amounts of meat, you best stay away from Tenleytown today.

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For years, Bobby Flay had a chance to be the first to come up with a distinctly D.C. burger, but sadly, the throw-downing TV star just couldn't find the time. Now, Daniel Boulud is stepping up to the plate.

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It's July and another crop of BOTMs is ripe for the harvest. This month we get basil ketchup, some pesto, a blaze-worthy burger and a goddamn repeat.

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Let the influx of beef to the D.C.-area begin anew.

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BBQ pulled pork burgers from BGR and Dogwood Tavern scored high marks from the Crew this month while Bobby Flay's Napa Valley returned only to receive a failing grade.

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The latest meat monstrosity to make its way into our bodies came courtesy Holy Cow in the form of the Noah's Ark burger.

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A pair of BBQ burgers go toe-to-toe, Bobby Flay brings back one of his old creations and a softie gets pressed between the buns in this month's latest installment of BOTMs.

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May 28 is National Hamburger Day! Or at least that's what the internet is telling us.

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It's corn dog season at Shake Shack again with the battered wieners returning to both D.C. locations for the Memorial Day weekend.

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We love Burger Tap & Shake's take on a patty melt this month and who knew guacamole was so damn good on a burger?

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National Burger Week came and went –as did any hopes of fitting into our Speedos by Memorial Day– after we downed seven burgers in seven days during our annual celebration of the beef.

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It was a whirlwind weekend for the Crew and. instead of sitting down and enjoying our burgers like proper gentlemen, we had to grab our meat on the run.

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He had us at burger. But then again at Cabernet onion jam. And once more at poached egg. Finally, our heads exploded at the mention of bacon fat mayo.

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Anytime the word "fried" gets mentioned along with a burger, our ears perk up. This week, Nevin Martell got our beefy attention when he alerted us to a new burger featuring a fat hunk of fried avocado at Heavy Seas Alehouse.

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Time.com has a post this week touting Food & Wine's list of the 25 best burgers in the U.S. The only problem is, it's the same fucking list that gets put out every fucking year.

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We were all excited to get our Epic Burger* on at Mad Fox on Wednesday but our plans were abruptly thwarted when our server informed us that there was no Epic Burger available last night. Shit.

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Anyone worried their cholesterol level is too low, fear not, Dogfish Head Alehouse has got a fix for you.

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Day 2 of Burger Week saw us hit up one of our longtime favorites. In the D.C. burger game, Ray's Hell Burger is one of the veteran players, churning out the goods in Arlington since 2008.

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We down burgers on the regular but we always kick it up a notch the second week of May and go seven-in-seven for National Hamburger Week. This year is no exception as we dove mouth-first into our week-long observance with Kraze Burger on Monday.

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This is National Burger Month, you know. Though our celebration of the beef is year-round, in May, however, we REALLY get down.

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Looking for the full sweep of D.C. teams, Z-Burger sets its sights on the Wiz.

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May showcases a Tex-Mex burg, a Chi-town creation, an Italian job and a patty melt in the latest roundup of D.C. BOTMs.

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Meat blankets.

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We're all about the bunny and baby cow at BTS, BBQ kimchee burger at BGR and Bobby's spicy pimento burger this month.

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The influx of fast-casual joints –the so-called "better burger" purveyors– leaves us longing for something more. Something different. Something better. Enter PYT.

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We missed Trummer's pop up burger bar last year but we'd be damned if we were going to miss it this go round.

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Creativity is all over the charts in this month's BOTM lineup with a bunny burger at one end of the spectrum and a tortilla-less fajita creation at the other. Peep the whole April roster inside.

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Burger Buddies

03
Apr
2014

Yeah, we probably need this.

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Say goodbye to Shake Shack's crinkle cut fries, D.C., they're about to be kicked to the curb.

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The lineup at Bobby's Burger Palace got a little shakeup recently but don't get too excited Washington-- a new D.C.-themed burger did NOT make the cut.

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That's an eight-pound burger. EIGHT. POUNDS.

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Burger Days Turns 5

24
Mar
2014

In 2009, we first set out on our greasy quest to explore the Washington, D.C. landscape in a never-ending search for the area's best burger.

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Burger and a glass of pinot, anyone?

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The sandwiches-turned-burgers are the top BOTMs this March so focus on the Fatty Melt and Reuben burgers at Dogwood Tavern and BGR. Pass on the rest.

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Fried pickled jalapeños, fried shallots and cheese sauce. On a hot dog. Like we needed another reason to hit up Shake Shack (or refill our Lipitor prescriptions) .

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The Burger Days Crew doesn't discriminate when it comes to goodness. We've already burgered our way through Connecticut so on our latest trip to the Nutmeg State, we ditched the beef-and-bun and instead deposited a whole helluva lot of other tastiness inside us. In Part 1, we tackle Bear's Smokehouse.

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Building on last year's successful debut, fancy-ass Clifton joint Trummer's on Main is bringing back their pop-up burger bar for another run beginning tonight.

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The worst thing about going to the SoBe Burger Bash is coming back from the SoBe Burger Bash.

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Over 8,500 pounds of ground meat. More than a half-ton of bacon. Fourteen-thousand bottles of beer. And 31 different burgers. Yeah, that was our kind of party.

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The beefy prognosticators that we are thought three-time champion Michael Symon would take home his fourth People's Choice award at the SoBe Burger Bash Friday, and sure enough, the B Spot Burgers chief won the popular vote with his The Fat Doug Burger topped with coleslaw, pastrami, Castello aged harvarti and stadium mustard.

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We just got our hands on the SoBe Burger Bash menu and our excitement has turned into full-fledged hysteria after perusing the lineup for this Friday's event.

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Cheese makes everything better and nobody can tell us different.

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If you can't get creative, then you might as well put some tasty shit together.

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The burger party of all burger parties is here and after a year hiatus, we're back in there like beefy-ass swimwear.

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Some dude on Reddit is doing Taco Bell runs Wednesday in the D.C. area during the storm for five bucks a pop.

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If you're feeling thrifty and greasy this week, pray for a lot of snow.

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There's a rainbow of burger flavors on the menu this week, as a potpourri of ingredients get sprinkled on the beef at both Joe's Burgers in McLean and Dogfish Head Alehouse's three locations in Virginia and Maryland.

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Now that we're all back to carb loading and binging, it's time to dive headfirst into February's BOTMs. It's a varied lot this go 'round with fish, breakfast, pizza and one sweet and salty Canadian.

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For the second time this month, a D.C.-area burger chain has closed one of its joints.

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It's not burgers but I put together a list over at Eater on the top take-out options this Sunday for the Super Bowl.

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Dogfish Head Alehouse introduces a new trio of Burgers of the Week this go 'round with a chili burger and bacon-cheese fry combo leading the pack.

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Braving the elements might just be worth it to grab one of the limited-time burgers from Mad Fox or Holy Cow this week.

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When Eamonn's on Columbia Pike makes its transition to the "healthier" Society Fair next month, their lineup of burgers including the deep-fried Wurly Burgher and the double-pattied, three-meat-topped Dream Burgher will be but a memory.

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This week at Dogfish Head, we get one repeat and two new burgers of the week coming to your faces.

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Of all this month's burgers, we like the one that flushes your resolutions down the toilet the best.

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When Bobby Flay opens his 17th Burger Palace in Las Vegas next month, the Sin City will get what we've been longing for here in the Nation's Capital for the past two and a half years: its very own burger.

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In addition to churning out the boozers, the three D.C.-area Dogfish Head Alehouses also get a little burger crazy. The restaurants, in Gaithersburg, Falls Church and Fairfax, each hook up a different burger special every week throughout the year.

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The Clarendon BGR The Burger Joint is no longer slinging the beef.

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The sixth Washington, D.C. area Smashburger opened its doors at 10 a.m. today in Falls Church at the corner of Annandale Road and South Washington Street.

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Sure, resolving to be better in the New Year is a great idea. Exercising. Eating better. Meatless Mondays. They're all great. Honorable even. But come on, let's stop kidding ourselves and get back to shoving copious amounts of red meat into our faces. Shit, it's been a week already...

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We eat more burgers than you. That's a given. So take it from our knowledgeable, greasy, hypertensioned asses and read up on the 2013 Burgers of the Year.

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We ate all this month's BOTMs so you don't have to. Which December burgers tickled our tastebudsnd which ones left us cursing their beefy existence.

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Ever looked at your meal and thought "Damn-- if only this looked less appetizing,"? Or maybe you're goth and wish more food matched your wardrobe. Well, whichever way you swing, you're in luck because Z-Burger has a burger for you.

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All new this month, we're hitting you with the reviews while THESE BURGERS ARE STILL AROUND, so you can actually find out which of the BOTMs you should eat...or avoid. Peep our November BOTM recap inside.

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Smashburger will fire up the grills for the first time in Falls Church next month when the Denver-based chain opens the doors to its latest D.C.-area joint with a ribbon cutting set for Tuesday, December 10 and grand opening for the public on the 11th.

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This sloppy beast is the star of today's Epic Burger Wednesday at Mad Fox Brewing Company and it's a whole hell of a lot of meat.

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Opulence. Holy Cow has it.

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With Halloween in the rear view, the seasonal BOTMs are out in full effect with three of this month's four burgers consisting of bird patties. Sorry beef lovers-- November just isn't your month.

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In our October BOTM run, we discover nachos and burgers don't mix, sometimes cheese-stuffed patties aren't really stuffed after all, and there may be such a thing as too much meat

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We've discussed how Tysons is becoming a burger mecca (Kraze, BGR, Shake Shack, Five Guys and more) but now Mosaic District is shaping up to be a go-to burgering destination itself.

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Twenty-six burgers entered and, for the first time ever, three left as winners at the New York City Wine & Food Festival Burger Bash last Friday night.

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Tonight, the Crew gets down and dirty with the out-of-town beef at the Blue Moon Burger Bash in New York City.

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It's been a long time coming but Kraze Burger is finally opening in D.C. The Korean-based joint will open its doors to the public in Barracks Row Thursday, October 17, while employees go through training.

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We ate. We drank. A lot.

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Tonight, WETA's new documentary on the D.C. burger scene, "Burgers in Washington," premieres on the tube featuring 17 different joints in the District, Maryland and Virginia.

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As Fall rolls in, so does a seasonal BOTM, a Minnesotan specialty and two burgs ready to light up your face holes.

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When it comes to burgers, creativity comes in several forms.

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It's that time of the year again when Shake Shack goes Deutschland on us with brat-topped-burgers, sausages and tall, frosty steins of limited-time booze during their 8th annual Shacktoberfest celebration staring this Friday.

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They've jinxed the Nats and the 'Skins, now let's see if they can do the same to the looming government shutdown.

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The second-ever Five Guys location, located in a tiny, dingy strip mall at the corner of King Street and Beauregard, is closing.

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Today is National Cheeseburger Day.

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In less than three weeks, the beef and grease will fly as the Crew descends upon the District for the next installment of our never-ending chronicle of Washington, D.C.'s burger inventory. You better check yo'self, fools, Burger Days VII is going down Saturday, October 5.

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Plan B Burger Bar is bringing its burgers, bourbon and motherf*cking disco tots to 801 Pennsylvania Avenue next year.

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Queue the drool--, Burger Days fave Red Apron Butcher has tripled the burger lineup at its Merrifield joint, with two additional burgs joining its dynamite Original.

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D.C. welcomes yet another burger chain into the mix when Smashburger opens its doors in DuPont today at 10 a.m. This is the Denver-based joint's first location in the District and second overall in the Metro area after opening in Fairfax last October.

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BOTMs are the opportunity to pull out all the stops. To open that tattered, grease-stained notebook filled with Franken-burger ideas and put forth a creation that should never achieve a permanent spot on the regular menu. This is the time to get fucking nuts.

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By far the best news we've heard all week-- Shake Shack is doubling its brick-and-mortar presence in the D.M.V. next year.

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For the last time this year, the DuPont and F Street burger slingers at Shake Shack are busting out their limited edition battered wieners for four days of glorious meat-on-a-stick goodness.

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Local chef and former Top Chef contestant Timothy Dean's second TD Burger location is opening next Monday at 250 K Street NE in NoMa, Eater DC reports today.

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The burgers are all over the creativity scale this month with a July BOTM doppelganger, another District snub from Mr. Flay, a Tunisian creation and one that's almost certainly got Dr. Lecter's lips smacking.

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When first I heard of this month’s burger specials, my heart sank into my stomach, which then sank into my boots. And yet here I am, upbraided- chastened even by the experience. Not everything was terrific, but I am rarely so pleasantly surprised as I was in trying these four burgers.

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Georgetown gets a hot beef injection next week when Spike Mendolsohn opens his third D.C.-area burger joint on Monday.

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The Crew took a trip up through richy-rich Potomac last weekend and dipped into The Hunter's Inn on River Road for a quick bite.

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Well, this is not exactly the most graceful exit for the iconic Arlington burger joint.

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This month's gaggle of BOTMs is an international bunch including a Cubano-inspired burg, an Italian job, a joint from the Aloha State and one representing the lower 48.

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Not content with just reading about BOTMs, we also make it our mission to seek out and throw each of these creations into our faces.The latest BOTM review comes via Matt (@yaysaps) who gives the run down of June's burgers from the D.C. area's BOTM slingers.

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The Z-Burger Independence Day Championship has a new champ and a new record.

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They're back and available at both D.C. Shake Shacks from July 4th through the 7th.

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With the sun and rain battling for supremacy in the sky, 10 of D.C.'s top chefs battled in the courtyard of Poste Moderne Brasserie Sunday, hoping to walk away victorious from Brainfood's first-ever D.C. Burger Battle. After all was said and eaten, The Source's Scott Drewno won both the Judges' and Chefs' vote with host Dennis Marron of Poste taking home the People's Choice award.

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Starting tomorrow, BlackFinn (AmeriPub in Merrifield and regular ol' BlackFinns in D.C. and Bethesda) is kicking off their own Burger Month celebration with 30 days of burger specials and contests.

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With existing spots in DuPont Circle and Nats Park, Shake Shack opens its third District location today at 11 a.m. next to the Spy Museum in Penn Quarter, in the museum's former cafe space.

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With Brainfood's Burger Battle just about a week away, it's almost go time for the 10 competing D.C. chefs.

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The Daily Meal dropped their "40 Best Burgers in America" list today and we're happy to see two of our favorites make the cut.

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We're used to trekking around town getting our burger on and while that's fun and all, all that walking cuts into our eating and drinking time. So when the burgers congregate all in one place, it makes us very, very happy.

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Z-Burger is putting out the call for participants in their annual Independence Burger Eating Contest where eaters throw down the beef for a chance of winning a top prize of $1,250 in cash money and $1,250 worth of Z-Burger grub.

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Today is National Donut/Doughnut Day and during grub-related holidays such as this, we always look for ways to combine the food of the day with a burger.

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All things considered, this month's batch of BOTMs is sounding pretty damn tasty. Along with June's potentially delicious beef-on-a-bun creations, the BOTM club gets a shake up as Be Right Burger drops out of the mix but we see another joint step up to fill its greasy shoes.

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If you have the energy to wade through the teenage mall rats on Sunday, June 9, there's a burger battle going on Tysons.

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We're big champions of creativity here at Burger Days-- it's one of the reasons we highlight the area's special monthly burgers with our BOTM posts.

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With Memorial Day weekend starting tomorrow and leading directly into National Hamburger Day on Tuesday, there will be plenty of burgers and dogs put down over the next few days.

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Bringing you yet another burger scoop, we can now confirm Smashburger has officially signed a lease to bring its fast-food style burgs to the City of Falls Church.

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Love pork amalgamation sandwiches but just can't bring yourself to put a McRib into your face? Well you're in luck, because from now until Memorial Day you can get your pig-on-a-bun fix without the fast-food stigma.

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Last week we did our annual burger-a-day thing and observed the shit outta National Hamburger Week.

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Sorry about that. Not that it's any excuse, but these month's BOTMs are actually pretty lame so you're not missing out on much

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Not content with laying the jinx down on the Nationals and the Redskins, Z-Burger has now set its sights on the Capitals.

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Not about to waste another meal on a subpar burger, we got down and dirty with the greasy, drippy mess of Good Stuff Eatery to wrap up National Hamburger Week 2013.

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We stopped by Dogwood Tavern for happy hour boozers and burgs and decided to go for the BOTM, the Black-n-Bleu, on Day 6 of Burger Week.

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We hit up BGR for Day 5 of National Burger Week and since we were feeling particularly carnivorous, we went with the meatiest burger we could find on the menu: the Cuban.

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Every Wednesday is Epic Burger Day at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church. So guess where we spent hump day of National Burger Week?

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We'd like to introduce you to the Porkstramburger.

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Three hours of all you can eat burgers, all you can drink boozers AND it's just a Metro ride away? It may not be South Beach, but with 10 of D.C.'s top chefs going head-to-head in a burger battle right in our own back yard next month, we think this will be even better.

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Have no fear D.C.-- Ray's Hell Burger didn't die, it just crossed the street.

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We were happy to see Joe's Burgers get some love from area chefs during Eater's Burger Week, and since it had been a hot minute since we last got our beef on at the McLean joint, we decided to kick off National Hamburger Week with the unheralded burger slinger.

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Whatever obese order of eaters sat down and decided to assign a food to celebrate every goddamn day, week and month of the year, picked May to exalt that beautiful patty of beef we've come to know and love. That's right, fools-- it's National Hamburger Month.

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The fast-food style joint Burger 7 was set to bring its beef to the City of F.C. proper later this spring but has had a change of plans.

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The long-delayed opening of Kraze Burger's third U.S. location is just around the corner, but now it's just a question of where that third location will be.

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The long-awaited, first-ever Virginia location for D.C.-based burger chain Z-Burger's is now open (finally).

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Last Thursday, Eater DC went and talked "sliders" for an hour and in their wake, left us fiending for a fix. Too bad it's damn near impossible to find one around here.

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The latest future location for the fast-growing chain Smashburger in the D.C. area will be the City of Falls Church.

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So what is the difference between a Slider and a mini burger? Let’s start by looking at what isn’t a Slider.

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After a year hiatus, Eater's "Burger Week" is back featuring a slew of burger-related content from all across the Eater Nation.

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Bread. Cheese. Onions. BURGER. Cheese. Bread. Bacon. Cheese. Tomatoes. Bread.

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Break out the napkins and do an extra bump or two of Lipitor, because if the news alone doesn't give you arrhythmia, taking a bite of this thing will surely do the trick.

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If one more person tells us "spring has sprung," we might seriously murder someone. So instead of telling you shit you already know about the weather, here's the scoop on this month's BOTMs.

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In late-night-burgering news, we're alerted us to new weekend hours for Shake Shack in DuPont.

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Turns out there's a day for damn near everything as we just found out yesterday was National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day.

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Not only is baseball back in D.C. today, but the Nationals home opener also marks the return of another season's worth of beefy tributes to the Nats' #1 starter.

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Shake Shack is getting in the Easter spirit, mixing the pig and the cow for a special limited-time burger.

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We've done fancy-ass burger before, but never fancy-ass pop up burgers. Next month, however, Trummer's on Main will give us that chance.

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Our latest burger crush is the new Red Apron Butcher in Merrifield. And dammit, we're crushing hard.

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The late-night Ballston burger joint Wiinky's is closings its doors.

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Home of killer tater tots, Food, Wine & Co. in Bethesda is introducing a new lunchtime burger menu today with a lineup of new burgs for the eating.

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If it snows at least five inches tomorrow and you can make it outta the crib, you can get yourself a burger on the cheap.

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Combining a tasty sandwich with a burger is ALWAYS a good idea and this month, not one, but two BOTMs feature a burger-sandwich hybrid.

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If you think the D.C. burger market is saturated now, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

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Another holiday and, yes, another free burger opportunity from Z-Burger, though this one requires more than secret word.

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We brought news of Bolt Burgers' plans for the D.C area back in July and now we have word that lease negotiations are currently underway for the joint's flagship location in the District.

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In honor of the presidential inauguration Sunday and the festivities today, we're highlighting one of our favorite burger concoctions in D.C.: the Prez Obama burger from Good Stuff Eatery.

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Ok, everybody, don't freak the fuck out, but some disturbing news comes to our attention today by way of Reddit. We hope to God it's merely temporary but it appears that Ray's Hell Burger has, at least momentarily, shuttered.

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New Year. New burgers. This month we get a BOTY winner, a North Jersey burg, a burger that'll warm your belly (and your ass), and yes, another middle-finger from the Food Network guy.

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The one word that escaped our lips when we saw the email subject in our inbox: If Washington Beats Seattle This Sunday Get a Burger for 10 Cents on Monday at Z-Burger? Shit.

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Not even two days into the New Year and there's already news of more burgers rolling into District.

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Sure, it may look like your typical' fried chicken sandwich, but rest assured, there ain't no bird under that batter. That, friends, is a deep fried slab of beef-- the foundation of Holy Cow's tribute to the never-came-to-be Apocalypse.

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Anyone who resolves to eat less burgers in 2013 probably isn't reading this, so forget the pretense behind Z-Burger's latest promotion and just jump on the free grub.

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Another year gone by and, once again, the Crew has left a path of greasy destruction in its wake.

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When the stars, planets and moon align, and the calendar flips to read December 12, 2012, the price of burgers at Z-Burger will drop to a mere twelve cents.

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Ahh December. While everyone else is focused on decorating, baking, gifting and all that other season stuff, we keep it focused on the fresh batch of BOTMs coming to the plate at D.C. burger joints.

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If leftovers don't do it for you this Friday, there's always burgers.

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It's no longer a matter of if D.C. will get another new burger joint, it's now just a matter of how many. And from the sounds of it, we gotta whole lotta beef on the way.

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It's been a while since we had a good old fashioned burger rant but seeing the ridiculous amount of attention given to Zagat's "Best Burgers in D.C." list last week has pushed us to let loose.

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Look, we love Thanksgiving. LOVE IT. The morning-to-night food and booze fest that results in days upon days of glorious leftovers is one of our favorite times of the year. But as November rolls around, so does the emergence of turkey on center stage at burger joints everywhere. We do not love that.

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Z-Burger is doing their free burger thing once again with a free ham- or cheeseburg for those wearing an "I Voted" sticker on Election Day.

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Those looking to get into the Halloween spirit and throw a burger or two down the hatch are in luck. Today, Mad Fox Brewing Company is hooking up not one, but three special burgers for "Epic Burger Wednesday."

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As the D.C.-area braces for Hurricane Sandy, burger joints everywhere are battening down the hatches today. All D.C.-area Shake Shacks, BGR The Burger Joints, Black & Oranges and Reston's be right burger are closed today, so you'll have to find your fix elsewhere.

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For three hours last Friday, we stuffed our faces with burgers and washed 'em down with a near-endless supply of beer. At the end of the night back at the hotel, the smell of burgers continued to envelop our beings and sent us off to sleep with visions of beef patties dancing in our heads.

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So it's official, the Z-Burger Curse is a thing.

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Break out the steins and lederhosen, Shacktoberfest is here again.

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Tomorrow we're going to be Bashin' it up once again, but this time, instead of heading to South Beach, we're taking the train north for a night full of beef, booze and a whole hell of a lot of burgers at the Blue Moon Burger Bash in New York City.

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The polls have closed on one of three D.C. burger elections, while the other two are still going strong until Election Day.

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Um, did Z-Burger just jinx the Nats? God, we certainly hope not.

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We have our first ever dual BOTMs this month, an Oktoberfest creation that pulls out all the stops, a BOTM that just might require a cleanse to unplug your insides and a burger that's suitable eating at any hour of the day.

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We've seen some massive burgers in our time, but today's special from Mad Fox has got to be right near the top.

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Today marks the opening of the D.C.-area's first-ever location of Smashburger-- a Denver-based burger chain that has been not-so quietly and not-so slowly spreading like wildfire across the U.S.

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Wherever we go, we look for burgers. It's just a fact of our greasy, perpetually-hungry lives. And while our day-to-day adventures are through the streets of the D.C., when we head out of town, our mission doesn't end at the border.

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Is it really a surprise that even burgers get political in an election year? This is D.C. after all.

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We received some interesting news this week: we may have not eaten the last of brgr:shack.

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Eat a damn cheeseburger.

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OK, so best news of the week so far is that Denver-based burger joint Smashburger has finally landed in the D.M.V. and will open its doors in Fairfax early next month.

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Is Z-Burger the next Five Guys? If Peter Tabibian, the owner of the D.C.-based mini-chain, has his way, it just might be.

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The BOTM Club loses a member as brgr:shack shuts its doors but the remaining joints come with the thunder this month.

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More sad burger news as just a few days after learning of Dorothy Moon's impending shut down, we discover another area patty slinger has shuttered its doors.

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So long, Dorothy Moon, we hardly knew ya.

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In less than two weeks time, buttons will pop and stitches shall rip when skinny jeans up and down H Street burst at the seams as they fail to contain the rotundness of the Crew.

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The Tysons burger population grows by one today as come 11 a.m., BGR The Burger Joint will begin to sling the hot beef from their brand new location in the mall.

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The latest D.C. joint to jump on the political burger bandwagon is Good Stuff Eatery which will be hooking up burgers from both ends of the political spectrum now through Election Day.

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The Vertigo Burger. It might be the one redeeming quality of Elevation Burger. No, not for flavor or taste but for the ability to load the thing up with 10 patties.

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Any questions?

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Oh, that's just a double-pattied, double cheese, double bacon burger with a BBQ brisket stuffed beer battered onion ring in the middle and horseradish BBQ mayo. You know, no big deal.

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This week, Falls Church's Mad Fox Brew Pub is throwing out some of the most extreme and massive combinations of beef and bun we've ever seen. And that's saying a lot.

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Shake Shack is spreading in D.C. and that's a beautiful thing.

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The Strasburger. This particular homage to the Nats ace is from Tortilla Coast on Capitol Hill. And it's about damn time we took it down.

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One year ago, we sent one of our satellite Crew members based in Chicago a location and an assignment: "Go here. Eat burgers. Take photos. Ogle broads. Report back." It took a while, but he finally completed his mission to the Windy City's "Bordello Meets Burger Bar," 25 Degrees.

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A fresh batch of BOTMs hits the streets of the D.M.V this month featuring two that are just about i-damn-dentical, one inspired by a Mountain State and two which, unfortunately, make stars outta some birds.

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Sorry DuPont Circle, you're going to have to relinquish the greasy crown; by the end of this year Tysons Corner is going to be the biggest burger mecca in the D.C. area. All hail the D.M.V.'s new burger king.

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The Olympics don't officially start until tomorrow, but we've never had much patience when it comes to burgering, so we hit up Good Stuff a bit early to get a piece of their limited-time burger inspired by the Summer games.

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Sometimes even we need a break from the never-ending carousel of beef that makes up our Burger Days.

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Jumping on the Summer Olympics bandwagon, Chef Spike Mendelsohn and his Good Stuff Eatery will be hooking up a special English-inspired burger and shake for the next few weeks.

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Bolt Burgers is just the latest, and certainly not last, concept to jump in the D.M.V. burger fray, announcing their plans in a press release today.

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Out with the old and busted June burgs and in with the new hotness for July.

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"Furious" Pete Czerwinksi was once again crowned top glutton at Z-Burger's annual Independence Burger Eating Contest this afternoon. The beef baron downed 15 burgs in 10 minutes to take home his fourth consecutive crown, $1,000 and $1,000 Z-Burger tokens.

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Don't go looking for a burg when the Boilermaker Shops open up at The Yards later this year-- brb burger is no longer coming to the new development near Nats Park.

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If you're down for injecting massive amounts of beef into your grill in a limited amount of time, you could be $1,000 richer by Independence Day.

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While some may lament the impending arrival of yet another burger restaurant to the D.C. area, we just lick our greasy lips in anticipation. And when that joint coming to town also packs some serious boozer credentials and tater tots, it makes us downright euphoric.

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It's no secret we love the bacon jam. Our obsession dates back to March of last year when we took on a healthy dollop of the stuff with one of Mad Fox's burger specials and each and every time since we've tangled with the sweet, bacony goodness, we've been left wanting more.

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D.C. will have to wait a little longer for their taste of SNOB Burger.

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Looks like D.C. burger makers did some heavy shopping in the produce section as the BOTMs go big on the green in June. Basil, arugula, mixed greens, pickles and avocados get major play on the beef this month and that's just like eating a salad with a bit of meat thrown in, right?

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The Helix Lounge isn't the first place we'd think of to grab a bite. But after a menu revamp, the spot comes correct with a full-on burger bar, a lineup of signature burgs, heaps of impressive toppings and a Wednesday burger night for some cheap grubbing.

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Not long after taking on four burgers in less than an hour, I found myself knocking back beers in a crowd of complete strangers while listening to a band called Two for Flinching belt out a Justin Bieber cover on stage. How the hell did I get here?

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We got a nice shout out on NBC's Today Show up in NYC today with our contest winning sharp cheddar, bacon and onion jam burger receiving some airtime on the boob tube this morning.

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We're happy to see some of our favorite burger joints in D.C. repped well in the June issue of Washingtonian.

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Eating burgers is what we do. And we do it very, very well. We also like to think we know how to construct burger. Apparently, the folks at GO Burger think so too.

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Ray's Hell Burger Too is being replaced by a steak and cheese joint. This is not a repeat.

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For all those lamenting the lack of bacon availability on a ShackBurger, lament no more; those wonderful strips of pork candy are now ready for burger action at the D.C. Shake Shack.

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The burger we downed last Thursday was a double-pattied, grease-laden bundle of beef and bread, smeared with special sauce and infused with globs of melted cheese. This was a fast-food burger in all its greasy fast-food glory. Except that it wasn't.

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Beef? Check. Grease? Check. Melty gooey cheese? Check. Somebody get us a bib.

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If it didn't necessitate wearing pants with an elastic waistband for the rest of our lives, we could definitely get used to this burger-a-day thing.

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We finished off this year's National Hamburger Week with an afternoon run to Mr. Flay's spot on K St. to satisfy a hankering for his May BOTM we've been dealing with all month.

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There's not much more we can say about the burger we downed on Day 6 of National Hamburger Week. We'll just reiterate what we've said before about 2941's All American: this is one of the best burgers we've eaten. Period.

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When the stars and planets aligned and Eater DC declared this past week Pizza Week --the SAME week as National Hamburger Week.... well, hell, we just about passed out.

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It's hard to pass up a burger named after yourself.

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Continuing our beef-filled run through National Hamburger Week, we took on BGR’s May BOTM on Day 3.

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Our latest visit to Ray's reaffirmed their spot on our list as one of D.C.'s best. It's just so right.

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One of the umpteenth burgers deemed the best of D.C., we thought there was no better way to start our week of beef revelry than at Central.

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Gearing up for their public opening this Wednesday, Spike Mendelsohn and the Good Stuff Eatery crew threw a red-carpeted VIP Grand Opening party this past Friday at its brand spankin' new Crystal City joint.

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Despite the prolific food truck scene in D.C., the options for curbside burgers are rather limited. But all that's set to change next month when the D.M.V's burgers-on-wheels population is set to double in size. To two.

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Getting into the National Hamburger Month spirit, the fancy-ass Four Seasons joint Bourbon Steak in Georgetown is offering up a special burger each week this month.

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This being National Hamburger Month and all, it's only fitting that one of our favorite burgers of last year returns in all its pulled-pork glory as a BOTM.

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Hey Virginia peeps, no more crossing the river to get your Obama Burger on.

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Today marks the beginning of National Hamburger Month but since we treat every month as a beef sandwich celebration, we always save our extreme burger revelry for the second week of May, National Hamburger WEEK.

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Quaint, greasy, comfortable – there are many words to describe the Vienna Inn – but gourmet? No sir!

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We found ourselves on Capitol Hill last week and, naturally, it necessitated a pit stop into a Crew favorite, Good Stuff Eatery.

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Wiinky's, the Arlington burger spot that opened one year ago announced yesterday that they too will start delivering the beef.

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We just couldn't bring ourselves to order the de facto April BOTM from BGR. So instead we present to you BGR's April Burger of the Month, Burger Days style: the Beef Cobb.

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All that hype that D.C. was becoming a 24-hour city seems a bit premature as The Hamilton is no longer an open all-day and all-night spot and U Street's new Black & Orange location has shaved their hours as well. The 14th St. burger joint is no longer open 'til 5 a.m. every night.

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Because sometimes we just want to eat burgers in our drawers, Allen Bros. now gives us a way to get our beefy fix without having to put on any pants.

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This month marks the one-year anniversary of our debut in burger form and we're stoked to see it's returning for another run. In other BOTM news, we don't know what it is about Spring but it brings out the salad-on-burger trend as two of this month's BOTMs feature the stuff on their April burgs.

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Good Stuff has finally found its spot in Georgetown. Eater DC reports that Spike Mendelsohn's burger joint will be moving into the Crêpe Amour space on M Street.

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The Washington City Paper published their Best of D.C. 2012 Food & Drink winners today and WCP readers selected Black & Orange as the best burger in D.C.

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Cheese lovers rejoice-- the Juicy Lucy, the Minnesota-born burger that flips the script and puts the good stuff inside the beef, now has a permanent place on the new menu at Arlington's brgr:shack. And naturally, it warranted a taste test from the Crew.

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Arlington's brgr:shack just unveiled a new, simpler and lower-priced menu last week that ditches some items but, most importantly, adds a cheesy ball of beef to the mix.

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Burger Days 5, D.C.'s epic collision of meat and alcohol, was a monumental success as the Crew trekked around the District inhaling beef and boozers with the gusto.

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2941 Chef Bertrand Chemel's beef burger is one of the best we've ever eaten –period– but we think the duck burger could be even better.

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The Red Porch in Nationals Park has just introduced their own version of the StrasBurger, dwarfing all others sharing the name.

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Eighteen burgers from across the country are up for the title of "Most Life-Changing Burger" and the D.M.V. is represented by two area favorites: Arlington's Ray's Hell Burger and D.C.'s Black & Orange.

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We thought long and hard about the date for our latest epic burger adventure and, after much deliberation, we decided it was only appropriate to hold the burger day of all burger days on the drinking day of all drinking days. So mark your calendars D.C. burger lovers, BD 5 is on for Saturday, March 17. Yup, St. Patrick's Day.

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Meat on meat. Sandwiches on sandwiches. A Juicy Lucy. And....Chicago? Well, three outta four ain't bad. Peep the D.C. March BOTMs inside.

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When I got word that kangaroo burgers were on the menu at Dogwood Tavern today, there was no way I was missing the chance to one into my belly. When else will I have the chance to get marsupial on a bun?

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Falls Church's Dogwood Tavern is getting in on a little Leap Day fun, serving up the jumpiest of all marsupials in burger form today.

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This Wednesday, all those February 29 D.O.B.'s are finally getting their due in one of the greatest ways ever. Free burgers.

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Always on the lookout for more ways to fit burgers into our diet, BTS just did us a big solid with the unveiling of their all-new breakfast "burger" menu today.

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Imagine someone slapping down a giant beef magnet in the middle of South Beach, and not only does that magnet suck in a plethora of ridiculously good burgers, but it also manages to attract an endless supply of beer. That was the 2012 Amstel Light Burger Bash. We can die now.

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The 2012 South Beach Burger Bash was simply amazing. A brief recap of our night: Burger. Burger. Boozer. Burger. Boozer. Repeat ten times. We won't eat for a month.

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In preparation for our impending beef bender tonight at the Burger Bash, we hit up LoKal Burgers & Beer-- a new joint in Coconut Grove that we can only describe as phenomenal.

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During our day-to-day adventures, we plow through so many burgs that we fail to share here at Burger Days. We think that's just wrong. So in an effort to spread more beefy goodness, we introduce Beef Briefs, a short, brief look at more of the burgers we've taken to the face. Today: brgr:shack's Love Shack

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We're always up for a trek when it comes to burgering, but if that trek involves Miami and 30+ burgers from the some of the best-known burg chefs in the biz-- we're there with beefy bells on.

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Save the Date

15
Feb
2012

Get yo' bellies ready...

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