Best of the West: The Big Dish

The Big Dish
First Place Ribbon
PORTLAND, OR
Little Big Burger
Chèvre with Bacon Burger
As if the winning toppings weren't enough, the patty is flavored to perfection with a basting of brown butter.
LOS ANGELES AND SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Umami Burger
Umami Burger
An amazing six-ouncer capped with shiitakes, caramelized onions, Parmesan, and their signature umami ketchup.
15%
SAN FRANCISCO AND NAPA, CA
Gott's Roadside
The Wisconsin Sourdough
Crowned with mushrooms, bacon, cheddar, mayo, and BBQ sauce and served on sourdough, this burger is heaven.
14%
LOS ANGELES, CA
Father's Office
The Office Burger
No ketchup allowed, and you won't miss it for the caramelized onions, bacon compote, two types of cheese, and arugula.
12%
CASTLE ROCK AND COLOADO SPRING, CO
Crave Real Burger
Popper Burger
A special blend of chuck topped with jalapeño poppers, avocado, chipotle mayo, and classic fixings makes it the menu standout.
10%
SETALLE, WA
Skillet Diner
Skillet Burger
Its best feature is the smoky, tangy caramelized bacon jam that they lay on thick.
8%
SANTA FE, NM
Bobcat Bite
Green Chili Cheeseburger
Although Bobcat is located outside the city center, people flock to this roadside stop for the classic New Mexican burger.
8%
COEUR D'ALENE, ID
Hudson's Hamburgers
Hamburger
Simple (no sides, not even fries!), flawless burgers since 1907.
5%
FLAGSTAFF, AZ
Diablo Burger
DB House
Char-broiled to perfection and topped with homemade pesto and a fried egg.
5%
LAS VEGAS, NV
BLT Burger
Shaft's Blue Burger
This three-inch thick burger combines sirloin, short rib, chuck, and brisket and comes loaded with crave-worthy toppings.
3%