Best in Chow: North America's Top Burgers

Host Cris Nannarone is traveling across Canada and the United States in search of one irresistible burger to dub "Best in Chow." Which one of these mouthwatering combos will it be? 

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The Delux Burger

Delux Burger Bar one-ups its Urban Classic Burger with the addition of blue cheese, caramelized onions, portobello mushrooms and crispy bacon inside a chipotle mayo-slathered baked bun.

The Critic Burger   

The Next Act's Critic packs a righteous punch with layers of smoked cheddar, caramelized onions, bacon and BBQ sauce.

The Ground Phillet

Phil's Grill gives you the power to go gourmet with a seven-step, make-your-own menu that includes alligator meat and grilled-pineapple ketchup. Step up to the plate with the premium ground "phillet" – ground 100 percent filet mignon.

The Company Burger   

The Company Burger's namesake is a double-layered take on the traditional cheeseburger with alternate layers of juicy patties and American cheese, with housemade bread-and-butter pickles and red onions.

The Uncle Loren Burger

Cowbell likes to keep it simple and scrumptious with varying layers of housemade pastrami, melted cheese and creamy coleslaw.

The Carney Burger

Located on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, Carneys has been serving up chili-topped burgers since 1975.

The Classic O! Burger

At O! Burger in West Hollywood, everything from the ground meat to the veggie toppings is organic. 

The Western Burger

The Rounds Burger truck makes the "rounds" in L.A., serving up juicy burgers with creative toppings like fried jalapenos and grilled pineapple.

Elk Burger

Cris Nannarone discovers a hidden gem in the mountain town of Banff, Alberta, Canada: the elk burger from Wild Bill's legendary saloon.

The Locavore

Chicago's Rockit Bar and Grill specializes in ultra-creative burgers, such as the Locavore: a local beef burger topped with Goose Island beer-battered onion rings, Nordic Creamery smoked cheese and Nueske bacon aioli, all served on a crispy pretzel bun.

The Highway 80    

The Strip in Las Vegas isn't just a great place to gamble and make bad decisions, it's also home to incredible burger joints, like BLT Burger. 

Gold Standard Burger

At Holsteins in Las Vegas, the Gold Standard burger is made with aged beef sirloin and topped with smoked bacon, aged goat cheddar cheese, tomato confit, arugula and garlic-chive aioli.

Blue Cheese Burger

Stripburger's most popular attraction is the blue cheese burger, which (in addition to a copious amount of blue cheese) is topped with fried onion strings, red onions, pickles, lettuce and tomato.

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