Locally Sourced Burgers
The Local Eatery in Laconia
photo by susan laughlin
The Local Eatery
Helen Ryba Favorite
Chef Kevin Halligan is dedicated to local foods and has earned a designation as such from New Hampshire Farm to Restaurant Association. His Local Burger is gilded with a fried egg, bacon, cheddar and set on a brioche bun. $11
21 Veterans Sq.
Blue Moon Evolution
Wednesday is Burger Night at Blue Moon Evolution. Each week has a different take on toppings that include organic lettuce, onion and tomato and Pineland Farms cheddar cheese. They use fresh local beef from Little Brook Farm, ground in house and house-made flavored organic potato buns. $14
8 Clifford St.
At lunch you’ll find a burger sourced with grass-fed Angus beef from Little Brook Farm. This is also offered as a dinner special from time to time, so make sure to check the ever-changing specials blackboard. The twist can be quite creative as the chefs are inspired by worldly cuisine. Republic is Certified Local by the New Hampshire Farm to Restaurant Association.
1069 Elm St.
Graze Sustainable Table
The beef is so local it comes from their own farm. Inspired by Michael Pollan, author of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” farm and restaurant owners Jeff and Lori Deiunk changed raising methods to 100 percent grass-fed and hormone-free methods. Enjoy a fresh-ground burger with truly local meat, North Country Smokehouse applewood-smoked bacon and Vermont cheese topped with a Pete & Gerry’s egg. $14
207 Main St.
Six Burner Bistro
Chef Rob’s Bistro Burger is a classic and made with burger from PT Farm in North Haverhill. $9.75 for dinner. Look for a variation on the blackboard
13 South Main St.
Find an ever-changing weekly burger selection for lunch using beef from PT Farm in North Haverhill. Many get bonus points for using local amendments. A recent rendition used Heart Song Farm goat cheese and NH Mushroom Company mushrooms sautéed in garlic butter. Another was dressed with North Country Smokehouse Ham, Boggy Meadow Baby Swiss, house-made pickles and spicy brown mustard aioli. Cotton is Certified Local by the New Hampshire Farm to Restaurant Association.
75 Arms St.
MT’s Local Kitchen and Wine Bar
This restaurant offers a classic burger with ground chuck from PT Farm in North Haverhill, plus cherrywood-smoked bacon on a griddled potato bun for the perfect meld of bun, meat and fixings. $12
212 Main St.