A burger from Shake Shack
My top five burgers in New York City:
<!-- -->Peter Luger, but only when they can figure out how to serve a burger medium-rare.
<!-- -->Shake Shack: I know it's a cliché, but nobody gets the bun-to-meat ratio right except these guys, and that salty crust is so damn fine.
Telepan: Chef Bill Telepan is now serving that great burger he perfected at the Judson Grill. Bonus: It comes with great sourdough onion rings.
<!-- -->Prime Burger: Tell them to make it from scratch, and don't waste any calories on the french fries. Have a piece of pie, instead. And dig the swiveling school desk tables for one.
<!-- -->The Good Fork: Great burger in Red Hook, but alas, only fair onion rings.
Honorable mentions: The Spotted Pig, Blue Smoke