Newest riff on classic burgers: “fauxburgers” as pizza, eggrolls, tacos …


“The latest deep-dish pizza concoction on the spring-summer menu, and you’d swear you were eating a bacon cheeseburger: the thick pie features layers of hamburger, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses, caramelized onions, bacon bits, diced pickles, and diced tomatoes atop a ketchup and mustard sauce…America loves its hamburgers… Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern added a cheeseburger egg roll and cheeseburger pita sandwiches to its regular menu: deep-fried egg rolls contain ground beef, melted cheese, pickles, onions and mustard… pita sandwiches come in three different styles. One version has flat bread folded around a hamburger patty and is eaten like a taco. It’s stuffed with the typical burger ingredients — lettuce, tomato, onion and cheese. Another version is a barbecue bacon cheeseburger pita…”

What else might assume the form of the classic American hamburger on restaurant menus?

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