NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- 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 Westchester 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.
Voting ends July 27; go here to chime in.
The Blazer Pub , 440 Route 22, Purdys, (914) 277-4424.
Years in Business: 44
Number of Burgers Offered: Seven
Most Popular: Jacque Wilson, who has worked at the restaurant for 16 years, named The Blazer Burger, which includes bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, grilled onions and a hard roll.
Secret "Sauce" Behind Burger's Flavor: The Blazer Pub is all about using homemade dressings, which people put on their burgers. Among the offerings: Thousand Island and blue cheese.
Worth Special Mention: Owner Rita O'Leary, a beloved figure in the community and the owner of The Blazer Pub for 27 years, recently passed away.
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