RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The burger, America's quintessential comfort food, can be dressed up (think Kobe beef, an expensive cheese, a housemade bun) or down (as in simple ketchup, maybe a pickle). Anyway you flip it, it's a winner.
You've picked five you love in Fairfield county, all of which are now vying for a spot on the DVlicious roster for best of the best.
Read on for all the juicy details. Each finalist is being profiled this week with the victorious prized patty announced at the end of the month.
Go here to cast your opinion; voting ends July 27.
Prime Burger, 449 Main St., Ridgefield, (203) 431-3000
Years in Business: One; opened on April 14, 2014
Number of Burgers Offered: Two beef burgers, the Prime Burger and the Steak House Burger, which includes Peter Luger steak sauce and scallions. Also on the menu: A salmon burger, turkey burger, veggie burger and grilled chicken.
Most Popular: Prime Burger, made of brisket, chuck and prime sirloin, ground fresh daily.
Secret "Sauce" Behind Burger's Flavor: It's "Anthony's Top Secret," meaning no one but him and maybe Co-Owner Eddie Bistany know for sure (Anthony Valente is the other owner). The truth: Each burger features a variety of thoughtfully put together sauces.
Worth Special Mention: Outdoor seating is available. Bistany is also the owner of Prime Butcher Shop/Seafood Market, meaning the meat here is taken very seriously.
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