Some burger bars will be closed on Friday so that staff can grill burgers at home. But many not only will be open, they’ll also be offering house-special 4th of July burgers. Among them:
Blue Moon Burgers, Seattle: The Red, White & Blue burger is a third-pound beef patty on a brioche bun slathered with house-made herb aïoli and topped with a slice of Beecher’s Handmade Flagship Cheese, caramelized red onion and house-made blueberry ketchup.
Flip Burger Boutique, Atlanta & Birmingham: The Old Glory is a grass-fed beef patty topped with American cheese, crispy bacon, grilled hot dogs, sweet Southern slaw, house-made beef chili, deviled-egg mayo & all the fixins.
Slater’s 50/50, Southern California: The ‘merica burger is back and better than ever. That’s a 100% ground-bacon patty layered with a sunny-side-up egg, thick-cut bacon, bacon island dressing and bacon Cheddar cheese. This year it sits atop their bacon pretzel bun, made specially for Slater’s using rendered bacon fat instead of butter and real pieces of bacon in the dough on top.
Bucket List Burgers, Riverside, Calif.: The Liberty Burger is their All American burger with double bacon, double American cheese, lettuce, tomato and Thousand Island dressing on a brioche bun.
The Oinkster, Los Angeles: The July 4th BBQ Brisket Sandwich has sliced smoked BBQ brisket topped with house Traditional BBQ Sauce, chopped onions, pickles and mayo on a French roll.
The Diner, London: Commemorating the revolution while forgetting who won, this British restaurant is offering a Sweet Home Burger with a 100% USDA rib and brisket patty with pickle, bacon and French’s mustard on a soft potato roll.
And what would the 4th be without fireworks?
Wayback Burgers, multiple locations: The Firecracker Burger is topped with jalapeňo slices, bacon, chipotle mayo, pepper Jack cheese and French’s Original French Fried Onions.
Burger Bar, Amarillo, Texas: Their Firecracker burger is their half-pound beef patty topped with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, fried jalapeño strips, guacamole and sour cream.
Burgers 2 Beer, Cleveland: The Firecracker is topped with jalapeño cornbread stuffing, habanero cheese, BBQ sauce and honey-peppered bacon.
Burger Boss, Elmwood Park, Ill.: The Firecracker Dog has cheese and all the rest.
Enjoy your holiday.