If you consider yourself a serious burger fan, then you MUST read this article in New York Magazine about Pat LaFrieda. Who is Pat LaFrieda, you say?
Well, he runs Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors. Pat has made a name for himself by creating custom burger grinds for the likes of Minetta Tavern, The Spotted Pig, and Shake Shack (coming soon to South Beach).
So, read the article: The Magician of Meat
Watch a way cool video about Pat LaFrieda Wholesale Meat Purveyors: