Politically Inspired Burgers at BLT Steak

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

Here’s the 99%: beef patties, toasted multigrain, sauteed onions, processed American cheese, and yellow deli mustard. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

And then of course there’s the 1%, a kobe burger topped with a fat lobe of foie gras and gold leaf. It comes with a side of Grey Poupon. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

The Blue State: grass-fed beef topped with balsamic onions, mushrooms, Gorgonzola, and arugula. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

Prime dry-aged burger gets topped with sliced New York strip steak and horseradish sauce to create the Red State. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

The Cain burger is dressed up with buffalo mozzarella and a house-made pepperoni mustard. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

A chicken-fried burger with ranch dressing and bacon is named for Rick Perry. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

The Pork Barrel is an Angus beef burger dressed with grilled applewood-smoked bacon, slaw, and slow-braised bacon in BBQ sauce. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

Albisu bestowed the name “Bi Partisan” upon a kobe beef patty with chunks of lobster, white cheddar, and buttermilk-truffle dressing. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

The Birth Certificate (this photo proves it exists) is a kobe burger with grilled Spam and pineapple chutney. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The burger line-up at BLT
The burger line-up at BLT

The Romney comes with American cheese, pastrami, and “fry sauce,” a mixture of ketchup and mayo. It’s served with a side of baked beans. Photograph by Erik Uecke

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