Revival burger


4257 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls.
Revival burger Bre McGee

“We’re kind of losing touch with great American food,” said chef Thomas Boemer. “We’re losing that lure of traditional cooking.” That sense of a fading heritage is the impetus behind his popular Southern restaurant, right down to its wildly popular diner-style cheeseburger. It’s the thin, griddled-patty formula (the beef is an ultra-fatty blend of house-ground short rib and grass-fed brisket), topped with restraint: gooey American cheese, clove-scented bread-and-butter pickles and an impressive slab of house-cured bacon. A killer bun, too. A monster pile of hush puppies stands in for fries.

(612) 345-4516