We believe chef Judy Rodgers's juicy, meaty burger, served at Zuni Caf? in San Francisco, is the best burger in America. The key is using freshly ground chuck. The taste is accentuated by the light salt cure given to the chuck before grinding it. If you don't have a meat grinder, ask your butcher to grind the beef for you.
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