Epic Burger is good. A smashed burger, fresh cut fries, and multiple locations throughout Chicagoland to hit up for a craving of burgers or treat visitors from out of town.
But when Muslim Eaters flocked there after news of Creekstone Farms being Halal certified broke, they agreed on something: their burger is underseasoned and overcooked.
This bugs me. Epic Burger uses Creekstone Farms Premium beef, some of the best beef in America. While they offer a promising burger with their motto of “a more mindful burger,” it is quite often cooked dry and lacks adequate seasoning. Their burger should be totally on point, but multiple people I’ve come across have reported otherwise.
Also, the highly rated Epic Sauce contains white wine. Since you want to avoid that to keep Halal, you miss out on a key flavor component of the burger.
But all this got me thinking. What if I just ordered my burger in a way to address these issues? After a satisfying first visit, I decided to go back and give it a shot.Read More›