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UPDATE: This story was originally published on May 9.
There are no ifs, ands or pork butts about it: Beef is a big deal to Chicagoans. And while we at Refinery29 love a good steak, a burger usually wins in our book. They’re great for gals and guys on a budget — while you’ll probably pony up $40-plus for a nice cut, you’re rarely shelling out more than $15 for a burger. Plus, every dish is better with carbs, right?
That’s why we made it our mission to find the juiciest, most jazzed-up, absolutely can’t-miss burgers in Chicago. Even if you already have your own list of favorites, we guarantee you’ll swoon for every one of these perfect patties.
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