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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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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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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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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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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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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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It's July in D.C. which means heat, humidity and a brand new batch of BOTMs. This month, we've got a patriotic burger (at least if you're French), a run-of-the-mill BBQ creation, a pork-centric BOTM, a sweet-and-smokey joint from Falls Church and a non-burger repeat.

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

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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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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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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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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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In the latest group of BOTMs, another one of Santa's pets bites the dust at BTS, Dogwood gets inspired by the Danes and Bobby's Burger Palace tries to wow us with a salad burger.

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

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Only one burger this month is new to the D.C. scene. That's weak. This month's crop includes two BOTM repeats (including one from last month), one former regular menu burger and a single new creation. Let's get to 'em...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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We're happy to announce that with no fish or fowl in sight, every damn one of this month's BOTMs are courtesy a four-legged animal. Thank God. Now, let's get to the good stuff.

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

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

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

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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 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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We somehow managed to get through November and all its bird burgers so you better believe we're hitting the December BOTMs hard this go 'round. Thankfully, there ain't a winged patty in sight this month as we get a heavy load of bacon, heat and a certain antlered sky rider.

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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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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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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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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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We're keeping it short and sweet with this month's BOTMs featuring two burger clones, a crustacean burg and a creative twist on a brown-bag fave.

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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There's a trio of seasonal BOTMs this month as two give a nod to revelry on Bourbon Street and one does its best Cupid impression. And while the fourth eschews all February festivities, it still holds a special place in our greasy hearts.

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As we roll into 2012, the new year kicks off with a new slate of BOTMs, including a brand-new joint's introduction to the lineup of special monthly burgers. Also this month, one burg is only available two days of the week, another hooks up with everybody's favorite Thai hot sauce and, once again, the Food Network star's spot gives D.C. a swift kick to the nuts.

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As we inched closer to the New Year, we checked the numbers and realized we had yet to hit our burger quota for 2011. So naturally, a year-end burger splurge was in order.

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We've eaten a lot of burgers this year. And through our legion of ground beef adventures in 2011, we encountered some pretty spectacular burgers. Each member of the Crew was asked to look back at their diary of burger consumption and find the one special creation– that single combination of bread and meat that stood head-and-shoulders above all the rest.

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One burger gets in the season, another clones one of our faves and, the third? Well, let's just say we're still waiting for our hometown to be recognized by Mr. Food Network. Peep the December BOTMs after the jump.

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When we first learned that both BGR and brgr:shack went turkey with their November BOTMs, we decided to put our disdain for the bird burgers behind us and give the two poultry patties a try. 'Tis the season after all.

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