UPDATED 9:30 p.m. The name of the Sidebar at Whiskey Row was reported incorrectly.
Save for apple pie, there’s hardly a more iconic statement of culinary Americana than the hamburger.
The Breakfast Burger at Mussel & Burger bar in Jeffersontown.
In the last century, home grillers made it good while McDonald’s made it generic and ubiquitous.
Now seemingly every place from high-end restaurants to food trucks are making it bigger, better, fancier and pricier.
Corbett’s all-beef version sells for $15, which is the same nickel you’ll pay for St. Charles Exchange’slamb burger. A few dollars less will let you eat a wide range of burgers at Mussel & Burger Bar, which opened in early February.
Want all grass-fed versions? Get ‘em for about $10 when The Grind Gourmet Burger Food Truck is rolling or spend around $7 at Bluegrass Burgers.
If that sounds like a lot of options, know that two more “gourmet burger” places are opening soon. On Feb. 12, the chef-owners of Hammerheads will open Game, a high-end hamburger joint at 2295 Lexington Road. (Despite having no menu on its Facebook page, Game already has 697 Likes, which says a lot about how much people love Hammerheads.)