Let’s face it: some foods just don’t deliver as well as others, and no amount of fussing about with plastic containers and insulated keep-warm bags is going to change that. That doesn’t apply to street-food staples that are designed for a little travelling in mind: Enter the burger.

The journey home gives some time for the juices from the patty to soak into the bun, all while the trapped heat brings every adornment, from pickled jalapenos to caramelised onions, up to temperature for a perfectly gooey mess. All said, we’ve also included some slightly more refined variants of the classic if that’s more up your alley.

The upside is that you won’t have to deal with any flimsy plastic cutlery (although you might want to keep a napkin or three handy). Now that we’re back to two-person party sizes and takeaway, burgers are perfect comfort food. You don’t even have to share. These are the best burgers in town.

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