Best hamburgers in America?

Slashfood looked at the GQ list of the 20 best hamburgers in America … and suggests that they need to add another …

the best fast-food hamburger there is: a double-double from In-N-Out Burger, the popular California chain. Actually, with its two juicy, 100% pure beef patties, hand-leafed lettuce, tomatoes, secret spread and two slices of American cheese (not processed cheese) on a freshly baked and toasted bun, the double-double is better than a lot of non-fast food burgers, too.

D is for Double Double and the Top 20 Burgers?” Slashfood, January 18, 2006
We think they need to add another burger from NYC … Tony Dragonas … also see “Make Your Own Belly Bombs, a simple instructional course” on eGullet with many pics that will make you go Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, sliders …

It may come big and ungarnished, the East Coast ideal, tender and untroubled by bones or gristle, everything you look for in a filet mignon but seldom find. It may be the West Coast model, swelling with vegetation, brimming with health and well-being, piled high with all that a seed catalog can provide. A great burger, regardless of regional differences, instills a sense of optimism and fulfillment, that all is right at the table or the counter or the woodgrain, screwed-to-the-floor, fast-food booth.

The 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die,” by Alan Richman, GQ, July, 2005
The list included these NY-area burgers:

Here’s CitySearch’s list, Best NY Hamburger 2005
Lots of other regional comments … Texasour own NYall overall over, too