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151 KITCHEN | BAR

CHEF ZACH MOLOKIE

Hop-testant: 151 Smash Burger

Description: Two (2) Smashed Angus Patties Griddled and Topped with Aged Cheddar Cheese, Bib Lettuce, Heirloom Tomatoes and 151 Secret Sauce on a Toasted Brioche Bun Served with Handcut Kennebec Fries

 

3 FORKS PRIME STEAKHOUSE

CHEF ADRIAN CORKILL

Hop-testant: Truffled Mushroom Burger

Description: Half Pound of Prime Certified Angus Beef Over a Portabella Mushroom Topped with Foie Gras & Truffle Infused Honey Butter and Crisp Fried Onions on a Light Brioche Bun

 

ARBELLA

CHEF MARIO VIDAL

Hop-testant: The Frenchman Burger

Description: 8 Oz. Beef Patty, Bearnaise Sauce, Fried Shallots, Lettuce on a Brioche Bun with Waffle Fries

 

BANDIT

CHEF DAVID REKHSON

Hop-testant: The Diplomat

Description: Slagel Farm's Beef Burgers, Crispy Shallots, Merkts Sharp Cheddar, Bacon Jam, Dill Pickles, Caramelized Onion Aioli, on a Parker House Roll

 

BAR SÓTANO

CHEF RICK BAYLESS 

Hop-testant: Sótano Burger 

Description: Half Pound Patty of 28-Day Dry-Aged CDK Farms Beef, Choriqueso Sauce, Yuca Fries, Cilantro-Jalapeño Crema and Tomato Jam

 

BARREL HOUSE SOCIAL 

CHEF GEANINA LISTON 

Hop-testant: The Triple-Double  

Description: Two Griddled Angus Beef Patties Layered with Whiskey-Glazed Bacon, Aged Cheddar, Maple Aioli, Smashed between Green-Onion + Cheddar Pancakes, Served with Choice of a House Made Side

 

BEACON TAVERN

CHEF CHRIS GAWRONSKI

Hop-testant: Cajun Burger

Description: Pepper Jack Cheese, Spicy Remoulade, Lettuce, Tomato, and Crawfish butter

 

BISTRONOMIC

CHEF MARTIAL NOGUIER

Hop-testant: Le French Burger 2020

Description: Escape the City to Enjoy our Forest Inspired French Burger 2020: Angus Beef, Everton Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Bresaola Shaving, Duxelle of Mushrooms, Porcini Mushrooms Aioli on a Brioche Bun

 

BITES ASIAN KITCHEN + BAR

CHEF DEREK INTAPURA

Hop-testant: Srira-Chedda Billionarie’s Burger

Description: Double Quarter Pounder with Double Cheddar Cheese, Billionaire'S Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Japanese Mayo Topped with Sriracha-Butter All on Buttery Brioche Bun

 

BLACK BARREL TAVERN

CHEF JOSE RIVERA

Hop-testant: Black Barrel Burger

Description: Two (2) 4 oz. Black Angus Patties, Flat Top Grilled, Topped with White American Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Tomatoes, Spring Mix, Dashed with House Spread Sauce and Served on Sesame Brioche Bun

 

BLVD STEAKHOUSE

CHEF JOHNNY BESCH

Hop-testant: BLVD Steak Burger

Description: Cheddar Cheese, Pickles, House Dressing, Sesame Seed Bun, Hand-Cut Fries, Option to add Thick-Cut Bacon (+5)

 

BOUNCE SPORTING CLUB

CHEF SEAN OLNOWICH

Hop-testant: Bacon Bash Burger

Description: Double Custom Blend Quarter Pounders, White American Cheese, Bacon Onion Jam, Hot Alabama White Sauce

 

BRGRBELLY

CHEF STEVE O'BRIEN

Hop-testant: Old Time Religion

Description: Half-Pound USDA Choice Chuck/Smoked Pork Belly Blend (Ground in House, Cooked to Order) Topped With An Oven-Roasted Roma Tomato, Goat Cheese, Arugula, and Truffle Aoili on a Toasted Scratch-Baked Bun

 

BRINDILLE

CHEF CARRIE NAHABEDIAN

Hop-testant: Greek Burger

Description: Feta Cheese, Roasted Pepper, Eggplant and Tomato "Jam" with Charred Tropea Onions, Kalamata Olives, Greek Oregano Dusted Pommes Frites Paired with a Vodka Concord Grape Spritzer

 

BURGER BAR CHICAGO - SOUTH LOOP

CHEF MARTIN MURCH AND CHEF JOHN MCLEAN

Hop-testant: Urban Melt

Description: Good Eats Group Signature 100% USDA Prime Patty, Creamy Goat Cheese, 3-Year Aged Cheddar, Red Onion Jam, House Made Bread & Butter Pickles on Toasted Brioche

 

CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S NOT MEAT

CHEF LARICIA CHANDLER 

Hop-testant: "WhoBetta Burger"

Description: Vegan Burger Top with Tomatoes, Grilled Onions, Green Leaf, Pickles and House Made "Epitome Sauce" (Similar to a Big Mac Sauce with a Little Heat and a Little Sweet on a Brioche Bun Served with Seasoned Fries

 

CAROL'S PUB

CHEF LEONARDO HERNANDEZ

Hop-testant: Nashville Honky Tonk Burger

Description: Two (2) Grilled Black Angus Patties, Nashville Hot Onion Rings, White American Cheese, Shrettuce, Tomatoes, Comeback Sauce on a Artisan Bun

 

COMMUNITY TAVERN

CHEF JOEY BEATO 

Hop-testant: Community Double Cheeseburger

Description: Community Sauce, Caramelized Onions, House Pickles and American Cheese on a Brioche Bun with Skinny Fries (Contains Trace Amounts of Fin Fish)

 

COOPER'S HAWK WINERY & RESTAURANTS

CHEF MATT MCMILLIN

Hop-testant: The Leonard Burger

Description: A Tribute To Founder Tim McEnery's Father: Double Patty, Signature Sauce, Caramelized Onion, American Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato

 

CRAZY POUR SPORTS BAR & OTB

CHEF FEDERICO GARCIA

Hop-testant: Crazy Pour Burger 

Description: Half Pound Specialty Ground Beef Blend with a Fried Egg Over Easy, Thick Cut Crispy Bacon with Fresh Garnish Sides and Choice of Cheese on Choice of Pretzel or Brioche Bun

 

CROSBY'S KITCHEN

CHEF HOLLY WILLOUGHBY

Hop-testant: Turkey Burger

Description: Housemade Turkey Burger, Ginger And Soy Asian Slaw, Marinated Tomato

 

DUSEK'S BOARD AND BEER

CHEF ANDREW ASKEN

Hop-testant: Bacon Cheeseburger

Description: Hook's 3-Year Cheddar, Bacon, Dusek's Mayo, Butter Lettuce, Red Onion, And Dill Pickles, Served With Steak Fries & Garlic Aioli

 

ELEVEN ELEVEN

CHEF CHARLES WELCH

Hop-testant: Eleven Eleven Burger

Description: Grilled 8 Oz. Burger, Aged Cheddar, House Bacon, Pickles, Smoked Paprika Remoulade

 

ELLA ELLI

CHEF HOLLY WILLOUGHBY

Hop-testant: Burger Au Poivre

Description: St. Andre Triple Cream, Watercress, Cornichons

 

ERIS BREWERY & CIDER HOUSE

CHEF BRYANT ANDERSON

Hop-testant: ThünderBunz

Description: Half Pound Patty with Hickory Brisket, Melted Bleu Cheese, Smoky BBQ Aioli, Caramelized Red Onions, Arugula & Pickles Piled High on a Toasted Charcoal Brioche Bun

 

EXCHEQUER RESTAURANT & PUB

CHEF TOM MANNOS 

Hop-testant: Greek Saganaki Burger

Description: 8 Oz. Prime Burger, Kasseri Cheese, Pico de Greco, Aioli Mayo and Grecian Seasoning 

 

FIRELAKE GRILL HOUSE & COCKTAIL BAR

CHEF MONKETH ALARIDI

Hop-testant: Pork Belly Juicy Lucy

Description: Ground Prime Patty Filled with Wisconsin Hook Cheddar, Topped with Beer Battered Shrimp and a Fried Pickle Served with Melted Cheese Curds on Hand Cut Fries

 

FLO & SANTOS

CHEF LUPE GARCIA

Hop-testant: Stas Burger

Description: Sauerkraut, Swiss Cheese, Polish Dressing on a Potato Roll

 

FOODHAUL 

CHEF KYLE KASZNIAK

Hop-testant: Kimchi Kicker 

Description: Smoked and Chopped Brisket Mixed with Ground Chuck, Kimchi Aioli, Pickled Zuchinni, Cilantro, Fried Sweet Potato Sticks on a Brioche Bun

 

FOUND KITCHEN

CHEF DEBBIE GOLD

Hop-testant: Spiced Lamb Burger

Description: Spiced Lamb Burger, Tzatziki, Arugula, Red Onion, and Pickled Cucumber

 

FRESH STACK BURGER CO.

CHEF SEAN THOMAS

Hop-testant: The Fresh Stack Signature Burger

Description: All-American Beef, American Cheese, Dijonaise, Bacon, Pickles, Crispy Onion Strings, on a Toasted Brioche Bun

 

FULTON MARKET KITCHEN

CHEF CHRISTOPHER CURREN

Hop-testant: FMK Smash Burger

Description: Two 5 Oz. Slagel Farms Beef Patties, Gruyere and American Cheese, House Made Bread & Butter Pickles, Red Onion and Special Sauce on a Brioche Bun

 

FUNKENHAUSEN

CHEF MARK STEUER

Hop-testant: Das Burger

Description: Slagel Beef, Beer Onions, Zucchini Pickles, Dijonaise, Bacon, Swiss American Cheese on a Brioche Bun with House Fries

 

GEMINI CHICAGO

CHEF ERNESTO OZUNA

Hop-testant: G Burger

Description: Monterey Jack, Pancetta Crisp, Shaved Onion, Shredded Lettuce, Gemini Aioli, Fries

 

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE - CHICAGO

CHEF RUSSELL KOOK

Hop-testant: The "Juiciest" Burger

Description: Black Garlic Fondue Stuffed Burger with Bacon, Tomato, Pickled Shallots, White Soy Aioli on a Black Sesame Bun

 

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE - OAK BROOK

CHEF FERNANDO SOSA

Hop-testant: The Southern Burger

Description: 8 Oz. Gibsons Prime Angus All-Beef Patty, Toasted Sesame Seed Bun, Chipotle Mayo, Baby Arugula, Mighty Vine Tomatoes, Roasting Salt & Blackening Spice, Jalapeño Monterrey Jack, Roasted Poblanos, Crispy Shallots, & French Fries

 

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE - ROSEMONT

CHEF MARCO DIBENEDETTO

Hop-testant: The Triple Patty Cheesy Fatty Stinking Bishop Burger

Description: 3 Gibsons Prime Angus All-Beef Patties, Special Jam, Pickled Peppers, Triple Cheese On A Black Sesame Bun

 

GIBSONS ITALIA

CHEF JOSE SOSA

Hop-testant: Gibsons Grassfed MacFoie Burger

Description: Gibsons Grassfed Burger And Foie Gras, Caramelized Japanese Onion Aioli, House-Made Pickles, Crispy Shallots and Winter Truffle

 

HAYMARKET BREWING

CHEF CHRISTOPHER MCCOY

Hop-testant: The Big Mick

Description: Two Smashed and Griddled Ground Chuc Patties, American Cheese, Boston Bibb Lettuce, Red Onions, Haymarket Special Sauce, Pickles, on a Corn Dusted Bun

 

HUGO'S FROG BAR & FISH HOUSE - NAPERVILLE

CHEF OMAR CHAVEZ

Hop-testant: Crispy Pork Belly Burger

Description: Coffee Rubbed Burger with Smoked Mozzarella, Crispy Pork Belly Chicharrón and Caramelized Onion Aioli

 

IO GODFREY

CHEF ALFONSO MARTINEZ

Hop-testant: Godfrey Burger

Description: Godfrey Burger, House-Made Wagyu Pickles, White Cheddar, Caramelized Onions, Aioli & Fries.

 

JAKE MELNICK'S CORNER TAP

CHEF MICHAEL REID

Hop-testant: Jake's "QUE" Burger

Description: Jake's Fresh Hand-Packed Burger Patty Wrapped in Bacon, Generously Seasoned with our House-Blend BBQ Spice, then Smoked and Flame Grilled to Order, Topped with Cheddar Cheese, 12 Hour Slow Smoked Pork, Crispy Onion Strings and Jake's KC Barbecue Sauce 

 

JOY DISTRICT

CHEF ERIC BABULA

Hop-testant: Joy Burger

Description: Smash Patties, Provolone, Romaine, Tomato, Red Onion, House Pickle, Ruski Sauce, Served with Herb Fries

 

KUMA'S CORNER

CHEF CAMERON SMITH

Hop-testant: Behemoth

Description: Toasted Brioche Bun, Four (4) 4 Oz. Cab Burger Patties, Slab Bacon, White American & Cheddar Cheese, Housemade Dijonnaise, Topped with Kuma's Famous Fried Pickles 

 

LAWRY'S THE PRIME RIB

CHEF RYAN WOMBACHER

Hop-testant: Mansion Burger

Description: The Mansion Burger, Only Available In The McCormick Mansion, is Made with Ground Angus Beef, Roasted Prime Rib, Crisp Nueske's Bacon, Mindoro Blue Cheese, Au Jus Aioli, Giardiniera, and Iceberg Lettuce

 

LILLIE'S Q

CHEF CHARLIE MCKENNA

Hop-testant: Pimento Cheese Burger

 

LONGITUD315

CHEF TONY CASTILLO

Hop-testant: ChimiBurger

Description: A Grass-Fed Skirt Steak & Bison Pattie Grilled to Perfection, Topped with our Special Chimichurri, Caramelized Onions, Wild Mushrooms and Gorgonzola Cheese on Brioche Roll Served with Sweet or Regular Potato Fries

 

LONGMAN & EAGLE

CHEF MAXWELL ROBBINS

Hop-testant: Italian Beef Burger, aka the Sweet Dip

Description: 4 Oz. Dry-Aged Slagel Farms Beef Patty, Italian Style Sweet Peppers, Homemade Giardiniera Aioli, Melted Provolone Cheese, Roasted and Shaved Italian-Style Beef, with a Side of Zesty and Tangy Jus on a Italian Roll Style Ciabatta Bun Served with Fries 

 

LUELLA'S SOUTHERN KITCHEN

CHEF DARNELL REED

Hop-testant: Pimento Cheeseburger

Description: Pimento Cheeseburger with Nashville Hot Bacon on a Benne Seed Brioche Bun

 

LUXBAR

CHEF NOEL JARAMILLO-OSORIO

Hop-testant: Ballpark Bacon Burger

Description: Gibsons Prime Angus 8 Oz. All-Beef Patty, Butcher Bacon, White Cheddar, Caramelized Maple Onions, Bacon and Onion Jam

 

M BURGER 

CHEF TIM HOCKETT 

Hop-testant: The Farm Egg Bacon Cheeseburger

Description: Black Angus Beef, Crispy Bacon, Farm Egg, Puckered Pickles

 

MACELLO CUCINA DI PUGLIA

CHEF JOE DEMONTE

Hop-testant: PPP

Description: Pancetta, Parmigiano, Provolone Topped with Salsa Verde


MAILLARD TAVERN

CHEF TONY PRIOLO

Hop-testant: City Slicker

Description: Two (2) 4 Oz. Local Beef Patties, Black Truffles, Foie Gras, Truffle Mayo, Crispy Prosciutto, Caramelized Onion, on a Potato Bun

 

MI TOCAYA ANTOJERÍA

CHEF DIANA DÁVILA

Hop-testant: Cemita

Description: Beef, Al Pastor, Head Cheese Morita, Papalo, Oaxacan Cheese, and Onion on a Sesame Bun

 

MIKI'S PARK

CHEF GENE FRONDOSO

Hop-testant: Seoul Sliders

Description: Double Premium Beef Patty With Gochujang (Korean Chile Paste), Sweet Glaze and Housemade Pickles on a Soft Butter Bun (2 Sliders per Order)

 

MURRAY BROS. CADDYSHACK RESTAURANT

CHEF ANDY MURRAY

Hop-testant: Big Hitter, the Lama...

Description: Two (2)  4 Oz. Patties, Total Consciousness Cheese, Gunga Galunga Habanero Chili Sauce & 10,000 Foot Crevasse Onion Ring 

 

NATIVE FOODS

CHEF CAROLYN CORCORAN

Hop-testant: Poppin Jalapeño Burger

Description: 100% Plant-Based! Two (2) Signature Burger Patties Covered in Plant-Based Cheese, Pickled Jalapeños, Crispy Onions, Jalapeño-Pimento Cheese, Lettuce, Green Goddess Dressing, on a Toasted Pretzel Bun

 

NORTH BRANCH FRIED CHICKEN 

CHEF JOHN BADAL

Hop-testant: Bacon Brisket Burger 

Description: Two Double Patties, House Smoked Bacon and Brisket, Windy City Barbecue Sauce, Aged Cheddar, Crispy Shallots on a Toasted Brioche Bun

 

OLD TOWN POUR HOUSE

CHEF ZACH VAN GAASBEEK

Hop-testant: Scorpion Burger

Description: Habanero Pepper Jack, Jalapeño, Five Pepper Jam, Arugula, Vine-Ripened Tomato, Scorpion Pepper Aioli

 

PB&J: PIZZA, BEER AND JUKEBOX

CHEF MAURICIO FRANCO

Hop-testant: Chipotle Cheddar Slider

Description: Prime Ground Beef Patty Slider Topped With Aged Cheddar, Caramelized Onion and Chipotle Aioli

 

PEACH'S RESTAURANT  

CHEF CLIFF ROME

Hop-testant: Bronzeville Belly Buster

Description: Three (3) All Beef Patties with Smoked Gouda, Cheddar and American Cheese, Onions, Tomatoes, and Pork Belly on a Brioche Bun

 

PINTS ELMHURST

CHEF TEODORO SEGURA

Hop-testant: Firecracker Chorizo Burger

Description: Hand Made Half-Pound Blend of Ground Beef and Chorizo Sausage, Topped with Pepper-Jack Cheese, Guacamole, Sriracha Aioli, and a Homemade Jalapeño Popper Stuffed With Cream Cheese, Bacon & Scallions on a Brioche Bun with Waffle Fries

 

PORTER KITCHEN AND DECK

CHEF KEVIN CUDDIHEE

Hop-testant: 2019 Hamburger Hop Winner

Description: Prime Beef, Porcini Aioli, Truffle Cheese, Onion Jam, Arugula, Brioche Bun, Beef Fat Fries

 

PRIME & PROVISIONS

CHEF JOSEPH RIZZA

Hop-testant: Dry-Aged Prime Burger

Description: Sharp Wisconsin American Cheese, Tomato, Onion, Pickle, Dijonaise, on a Brioche Bun with House-Cut French Fries

 

PUBLICAN QUALITY MEATS

CHEF ROB LEVITT 

Hop-testant: The PQM Patty Melt

Description: Slagel Burger, Shibazi Spice Roasted Green Chiles, Caramelized Onions, Swiss Cheese, Special Sauce, Bread and Butter Pickles on Publican Quality Bread Seeded Rye


QUALITY CRAB & OYSTER BAH

CHEF DONNY FARRELL 

Hop-testant: Uncle Orkie's Burger 

Description: Double Patty, American Cheese, Lettuce, Caramelized Onion, Coleslaw Served with Fries

 

RECESS

CHEF DANIEL WEILAND

Hop-testant: Bahn Mi Burger

Description: Two Ground Beef Patties with Cheddar Cheese, Pickled Vegetables, Jalapeño and Hoisin Aioli on a Brioche Bun

 

REMINGTON'S

CHEF DAN HARRIS

Hop-testant: All American Burger 

Description: Black Angus Beef, Sharp Cheddar, Mayo, Mustard, Lettuce, Pickle and Onion

 

RIVER ROAST

CHEF CEDRIC HARDEN

Hop-testant: Kimchi and Bacon Cheeseburger

Description: Two (2) 4 Oz. Patties with Kimchi, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Pickled Green Papaya and Cilantro on a Brioche Bun

 

RL CHICAGO

CHEF RYAN PITTS

Hop-testant: Double RL Ranch Burger

Description: Cabot Cloth-Bound Cheddar, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Bibb Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, Pickle, Ralph's Special Sauce on a Sesame Bun

 

ROOH CHICAGO

CHEF SAHIL SETHI

Hop-testant: Tender Jackfruit Burger

Description: Jackfruit, Avocado, Mango Chutney Slaw, Chili Mayo (Veg)

 

SAINT LOU'S ASSEMBLY

CHEF MICHAEL LANZEROTTE

Hop-testant: THAT Burger

Description: Smokey Red Onion, White American Cheese, Bread & Butter Pickles, and Tomato, Served with Waffle Fries

 

SMOKE DADDY - WICKER PARK

CHEF DAN HARRIS 

Hop-testant: Big Daddy-O Burger

Description: Double Beef Patty, Pulled Pork, Smoked Provolone, Onion Rings, Sweet N Smokey BBQ, Served with your Choice of Side


SMOKE DADDY - WRIGLEYVILLE

CHEF AMANDA DOWNING SALAS

Hop-testant: Big Daddy-O Burger

Description: Double Beef Patty, Pulled Pork, Smoked Provolone, Onion Rings, Sweet N Smokey BBQ, Served with your Choice of Side

 

SOCIALE CHICAGO

CHEF MARTIN MURCH ANDCHEF JOHN MCLEAN

Hop-testant: Sociale Prime

Description: Good Eats Group Signature 100% USDA Prime Beef Patty, 3-Year Aged Deer Creek Cheddar, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Charred Red Onion, Tomato Chutney, Fried Egg on a Toasted Brioche Bun

 

SOPHIA STEAK

CHEF MIGUEL ORTIZ

Hop-testant: Grilled Forza Burger

Description: 100% All-Natural Beef, Sweet Onion, Aged White Cheddar, Horseradish Aioli, on a Sesame Bun with Fries

 

SOUTH BRANCH TAVERN & GRILLE

CHEF JOSH HASKE

Hop-testant: Impossible Burger

Description: Jalapeño, Pimento Cheese, Red Leaf Lettuce, Crispy Kohlrabi Straws, Cumin Aioli, on a Brioche Bun

 

STK

CHEF JOSE ORTEGA

Hop-testant: Waygu Burger

Description: 7 Oz. Waygu Beef Patty, American Cheese, Special Sauce, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion and Pickles

 

SWEETWATER TAVERN & GRILLE

CHEF ZACH VAN GAASBEEK

Hop-testant: Scorpion Burger

Description: 8 Oz. Fresh Short Rib Brisket Blend, Habanero Pepper Jack Cheese, jalapeños, Five Pepper Jam, Arugula, Vine-Ripened Tomato, Scorpion Pepper Aioli, on a Brioche Bun

 

TAO

CHEF MICHAEL ARMSTRONG 

Hop-testant: TAO Bistro Burger

Description: American Cheese, Crispy Chinese Sausage, Dijonnaise, Giardiniera Relish on a Toasted Brioche Bun with Togarashi Fries

 

TAVERN ON RUSH

CHEF JOHN GATSOS

Hop-testant: "One HULA HULA of a BURGER"

Description: Steak Burger, Grilled Pineapple, Fried Bologna, Fresno Chili-Aioli, Twice Fried Onions on a Toasted Hawaiian Roll

 

THE ASSEMBLY AMERICAN BAR & CAFE

CHEF GARY TAYLOR

Hop-testant: The Parmesan Burger

Description: 10 Oz. Hand Pattied Burger Topped with Garlic Butter and Plenty of Parmesan Cheese Served With A Homemade Side 

 

THE BARN STEAKHOUSE

CHEF DEBBIE GOLD

Hop-testant: Heritage Sirloin Burger

Description: Heritage Sirloin Burger, Boursin Cheese, Grilled Onion, Lettuce, Tomato on a Brioche Bun

 

THE BRISTOL

CHEF LARRY FELDMEIER

Hop-testant: The Bristol's Brassica Bacon Butter Burger (aka the 5 B's)

Description: 6 Oz. Prime Smash Burger, Brassica Slaw, Butterkase, Bacon, Lingonberries, on a Potato Bun

 

THE BUREAU BAR AND RESTAURANT

CHEF COREY RICE

Hop-testant: Chef Corey's Blended Burger

Description: Aged White and Yellow Cheese, Bacon, Crispy Onions, Awesome Sauce, with Fresh Cut Fries

 

THE DAWSON

CHEF CHRIS GAWRONSKI

Hop-testant: The Dawson Burger

Description: American Cheese, Lettuce, B&B Pickles, Mustard Aioli, Caramelized Onion

 

THE DEARBORN

CHEF AARON CUSCHIERI

Hop-testant: An American (Burger) in Paris

Description: Grilled CDK (Lena, Il) Beef, Cambozola Cheese, Sherried Onions and Mushrooms, Dijonnaise on a Brioche Bun

 

THE DUCK INN

CHEF KEVIN HICKEY

Hop-testant: The Waddle Burger

Description: Duck Inn Special Blend Duck Burger, Hook's 2 Yr. Sharp Cheddar, Jack's Garden Heirloom Tomato, Bib Lettuce, Duck Inn "Yella" Beer Mustard, Puckered Pickle Dill Pickle, Nichols Farm Onion on a Spoke & Bird's Sweet Potato Bun

 

THE FLORENTINE

CHEF MATT WILLIAMS

Hop-testant: Farmburger 

Description: Two 4 Oz. Angus Beef Patties, White Cheddar, Bacon Aioli, Chicken Liver Mousse, Sliced Coppa, Dill Pickles on a Brioche Bun Served with French Fries

 

THE GAGE

CHEF CHRIS GAWRONSKI

Hop-testant: Venison Burger

Description: Gouda, Roasted Mushroom, Pickled Onion, Jalapeño, Mustard Aioli

 

THE LOYALIST

CHEF JOHN SHIELDS

Hop-testant: The Loyalist Dirty Burg

Description: American Cheese, Pickled & Charred Onion on a Sesame Seed Bun with Frites

 

THE PERCH

CHEF DAN HARRIS

Hop-testant: Turkey Burger

Description: Housemade Turkey Burger, Ginger, Soy, Sesame Slaw, Marinated Tomato, Sriracha Mayo

 

THE SMITH

CHEF BRIAN ELLIS

Hop-testant: The Smith Burger

Description: Bacon Shallot Jam, American Cheese, Crispy Onions, House Pickles, TSB Sauce on a Brioche Bun

 

THE SWILL INN 

CHEF RORY LEAHY

Hop-testant: Swill Burger 

Description: Double Patties, Cheddar, House Made Pickles and Pimento on a Toasted Brioche Bun

 

THE VIG CHICAGO

CHEF MATTHEW DENK AND ROBERT KABAKOFF

Hop-testant: The VIG Burger

Description: Griddle Style, Pickle, Tomato, Horseradish Dijoinnaise, American Cheese on a Butter Bun

 

THE WHALE CHICAGO

CHEF MATTHEW DENK AND ROBERT KABAKOFF

Hop-testant: The WHALE Burger

Description: Griddle Style, Whale Island Sauce, Iceberg, Onion, Tomato, Pickle, American Cheese on a Butter Bun

 

TORTOISE SUPPER CLUB

CHEF AARON BROWNING

Hop-testant: TSC Cheeseburger

Description: 8 Oz. Chicago 250 Black Angus Program Beef, Cambozola Cheese, TSC Sauce on a Bacon Brioche Bun

 

TRAVELLE AT THE LANGHAM

CHEF JEFF VUCKO

Hop-testant: Prime Sirloin Burger

Description: Pan Seared Gourmet Wagyu Patty, Tartufino Cheese, Dijon, Bibb Lettuce and Shave Red Onions with Sauce Au Poivre for Dipping 

 

TWISTED HIPPO

CHEF ALEX BORRAYO

Hop-testant: SMASH BURGER

Description: Our Smash Burger Is Everything You Want In A Classic Burger Experience:  Two Angus Beef Patties, Topped with a Perfectly Melted Slice of American Cheese and Housemade Hippo Sauce (Tangy, Creamy And Delicious) 

 

TZUCO

CHEF CARLOS GAYTAN

Hop-testant: Tzuco Burger

Description: Beef Sirloin, House-Made Huitlacoche Brioche Bun, Oven-Roasted Tomato, Crispy Onion, Gruyère Cheese, Pickled Yellow Beet, and Black Truffle Sauce Served with Pommes Frites 

 

UTOPIAN TAILGATE

CHEF NATE HENSSLER

Hop-testant: Smash Burger

Description: Mortadella Bologna, Pepper Jack Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Pickles, Lettuce, Thousand Island

 

UVAE KITCHEN & WINE BAR

CHEF LINDSEY ANDERSON

Hop-testant: Bistro Burger

Description: House Ground Short Rib Smash Patty, Sharp Cheddar, Bibb Lettuce, Roma Tomato, Red Onion Jam, Truffle Aioli, and House Made Pickles on a Brioche Bun Served with Duck Fat Frites

 

VERMILION

CHEF ROHINI DEY

Hop-testant: Beyond Borders Vermilion Burger

Description: Made From Scratch Tandoor Grilled Fresh Ground And Spiced Beef Kabab Patty, Mint Pickled Onions, Mango Pico De Gallo, and Layered Crisp Potato Chorizo Hash. Lose The Ketchup to a Choice of Indonesian Sambal, Mexican Morelos Mole, or Indian Tamarind Date Chutney 

 

YŪGEN

CHEF MARI KATSUMURA

Hop-testant: Kaisho Burger

Description: A5 Patty, House Giardiniera, Wasabi Cheddar, Arugula, Bread & Butter Pickles, and Onion Mayonnaise, Served with Kennebec Tempura Fries

            September 2020            


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