What’s on your all-star fantasy cheeseburger?

August 7, 2013

Here's a lunchtime thought exercise for everyone: Imagine an all-star cheeseburger created using the best ingredients from the best burgers you've ever eaten. What would you put on it?

Building a dreamburger? This is a good place to start. (Frank Ruta/Courtesy of Palena) Building a dream burger? Here's a good place to start. (Courtesy of Palena)

Here's one: Take a bun from Mintwood Place, top it with Palena's patty, give it a splash of Shack Sauce, Central's potato discs, a fried green tomato from Burger Tap & Shake and smoked mozzarella from the Scion Burger. And a fried egg on there too, because it doesn't have enough cholesterol yet. Then, for good measure, throw in an order of Cajun fries from Five Guys and a marshmallow shake from Good Stuff Eatery.

Got an ingredients list of your own? Mentally assemble your all-star megaburgers (local ingredients only, please) and share them in the comments. The more outlandish, the better.

Need inspiration? Here are a few of our favorite D.C. burgers.

Alex Baldinger is editor of the Going Out Guide blog, which covers food, drink, arts, music, events and other curiosities in the D.C. area. He is forever in search of a great sandwich.
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