I’m not always in the mood for a fancy hamburger. In fact, most of the time I like my burgers basic, and I’ll break down my top five local examples in a separate post (feel free to lobby for your favorite, as long as it’s cheap and comes on a squishy bun). But every now and then, a gourmet burger in a hip dining room with a craft beer is a welcome change, like driving a late-model rental car even though my heart belongs to my 25-year-old, two-tone pickup.
Here are my go-to splurge burgers in Kansas City and Lawrence. Read more.