As we near the end of National Hamburger Month, we report on burger trends.

Forget bacon cheeseburgers, or burgers with lettuce, tomato and onion. They’re old school.
 
 
RESTAURANT TRENDS FOR BURGERS

According to a survey by Flavor & The Menu, here are the hot-growth burger toppings at better restaurants:

  • Sriracha sauce +221%
  • Jam +113%
  • Pimento cheese +102%
  • Aïoli (garlic mayonnaise—here’s a recipe) +66%
  • Poblano #48%
  • Marmalade +40%
  • Truffles +36%
  • Habanero +32%
  • Horseradish +30%
  • Pickles +20%
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    And for the burger itself:

  • Brisket +78%
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    THE AUSSIE BURGER

    For fun, we looked around and found The Aussie Burger, popular Down Under. It starts with a lamb burger, and adds:

  • Bibb Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Bacon
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Fried Egg (runny)
  • Pickled Beets
  • Grilled pineapple ring
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    Here’s the recipe.

     

    Trending Burger Toppings
    [1] What’s on your burger? Here are the offerings at better restaurants, per Flavor & The Menu).

    Lamburger
    [2] Here’s what’s happening in Australia (photo courtesy True Aussie Beef & Lamb).

     
    Add your condiments of choice, but note: You may have to serve the Aussie Burger with a fork and knife, to scoop up everything that falls out when you take a bite.

      


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