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America's Best Burgers

Are there any foods that are more quintessentially American than the burger?

Senate Restaurant serves some of the best hot dogs in America.

The hot dog is one of those foods that’s nearly impossible to screw up. You heat it through, plop it on a bun, squirt on some mustard, and call it dinner.

Kefi Lamb Burger

Let us consider the burger.

French Potato Salad

What's a barbecue without a good side of potato salad? Incomplete if you ask us. What's in the potato salad is another story.

What exactly is the definition of a perfect burger, anyway?

Independence Day is one of the many highlights of summertime.

Red-Wine Soaked Mushrooms

Though the main star of most barbecues and cook-outs is the meat or protein being fired up on the grill, side dishes also contribute to the overall enjoyment of the meal.

Corn Salad

Crunchy, sweet corn is abundant toward the end of the summer and into September, when the barrels at the farmers' market are marked with lower and lower prices as the season continues (though it is