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Nominate the Best Burger in Town for Patch's 'Best Of' Awards

We need your help in picking the best neighborhood burger. Give us your nominations now.

If you live in H-F, there's a good chance you've got a favorite burger place in town.

Here at Patch we like to salute local businesses and from time-to-time enlist our readers in carrying out this merry task. It is with that spirit in mind that we are pleased to announce the start of our "Best Of" Awards where we will let our readers decide who should wear the crown in a variety of categories. 

Our first task is no doubt a controversial one, but someone has to do it. We implore to put all those years of research to the test and let us know which burger in the Homewood-Flossmoor area deserves a Patch "Best Of" award. 

Leave a comment below by Thursday, Dec. 19, at 8 p.m. with your nomination. We'll take your picks, combine them with ours and put the whole thing to a vote. 
Donia Pizza-Ricci December 17, 2013 at 08:01 AM
5th quarter's burgers are my favorite in town.
Stephen December 17, 2013 at 08:11 AM
Burgers & Que at 171st & Wolf in Orland...
The Commander December 17, 2013 at 08:34 AM
The Cottage on Dixie makes a unique burger served on a right-sized in-house baked roll. The burger is thick and juicy made with a combination of meats that changes at various times. Ask your waiter what the special burger combinations are for the day.
ann cuvala December 17, 2013 at 08:40 AM
Lassen's Bar and Grill has the most flavorful burgers, with 5th Quarter definitely a VERY close second. My mouth is watering.....
Linda T December 17, 2013 at 09:09 AM
Definitely the burgers at the Cottage on Dixie.
Southside2 December 17, 2013 at 09:49 AM
Tough choice here. The 5th Qtr. has already been nominated. The Tin Ceiling should be also.
Rich1742 December 17, 2013 at 10:04 AM
Another vote for Lassens especially since they have added the Winter Menu, some great burger options!
Tammy December 17, 2013 at 10:17 AM
Lassens has my vote. So Good
AKP December 17, 2013 at 11:38 AM
My choice is 5th Quarter
Anna December 17, 2013 at 11:43 AM
5th quarter
Homewood Resident December 17, 2013 at 11:51 AM
Best non-traditional is the turkey burger at Grady's -- avocado, and mango salsa on a juicy (no easy feat) turkey burger -- pretzel or regular roll, you decide!
Tobias Cichon December 17, 2013 at 12:15 PM
Lassen's or The Cottage. The Cottage burgers are really amazing, but Lassen's is for sure my go-to.
SouthSide December 17, 2013 at 01:43 PM
Back when I ate meat, 5th Quarter was my favorite. Who makes a good, stay-together veggie burger? I love Blueberry Hill but their veggie burger is only so-so.
Beth J December 17, 2013 at 01:50 PM
5th Quarter!! accompanied with great service!
Genvieve LaChappele December 17, 2013 at 01:52 PM
lassen's for sure.
Colleen Cummins Mancha December 17, 2013 at 01:54 PM
The cottage on Dixie !
John December 17, 2013 at 03:00 PM
The Lassen's Classic
Joe DeCicco December 17, 2013 at 03:27 PM
The best burger in town is at Wiley's Grill!!!!!
Grace Klein December 17, 2013 at 06:31 PM
Wiley's my fav....Jalapeño popper burger rocks
Michael Maszak December 17, 2013 at 07:57 PM
5th quarter stuffed burgers
Yoka Ward December 17, 2013 at 08:51 PM
Wiley's!
Anna December 18, 2013 at 09:54 AM
Went to Lassen's last nite...I think they could be better than 5th quarter. Both are delicious in their own way.
HBR December 18, 2013 at 01:52 PM
Lassens!
Tim Waters December 18, 2013 at 02:00 PM
Lassens without a doubt.
Candi December 18, 2013 at 03:19 PM
In Homewood - 5th quarter. Surrounding area - Hackney's
James Tiernan December 19, 2013 at 08:33 AM
My vote goes to The Cottage on Dixie. My medium rare ground pulled pork and brisket burger accompanied by a glass of one of their celebrated red wines (which superbly complemented the meal) was outstanding!
Dave Rumbuc December 19, 2013 at 08:56 PM
The Flossmoor Station
ann cuvala January 25, 2014 at 02:19 PM
Any resolution to the debate? Just wondering!!

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