Local 647's Burger

Local Farm-Fresh, Organic Ingredients Make This Burger Delicious

Best Bites burger
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

One of the four finalists in the Best Food Cart Challenge held by "Good Morning America Weekend," Local 647 is reinventing the concept of street food. Husband-and-wife owners Derek and Amanda Luhowiak source all the ingredients locally, some from their own garden, and cook everything to order in their tiny stainless-steel kitchen.

Their half-pound of juicy, organic grass-fed beef is topped fresh onions, melted cheese with house-made ketchup, mayo and mustard. Get some napkins cause things can get a little messy and dive in headfirst because it's a might tasty burger!


  • 1/2 pound beef (grass-fed local or Angelic Piedmontese beef)
  • 1 grilled onion (locally grown)
  • 1 heirloom tomato (locally grown, seasonal)
  • mixed greens (locally grown)
  • 1 slice cheddar cheese (locally grass fed)
  • heirloom tomato ketchup, to taste (Local 647 or your favorite brand)
  • spicy yellow mustard, to taste (Local 647 or your favorite brand)
  • sweet dill pickle chips, to taste (Local 647 or your favorite brand)
  • relish, to taste (Local 647 or your favorite brand)
  • mayonaise, to taste (made from free-range, locally sourced chicken or duck eggs)
  • hamburger roll, wheat or white (fresh baked, local)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat outdoor grill or cast iron skillet on stove on medium high heat. Hand form patty, season generously with salt and pepper, grill to your liking. (Local 647 prefers medium rare to medium for grass-fed beef.) Melt cheese, toast bun and slather on the condiments. Get some napkins 'cause things can get a little messy, and dive in headfirst because that's a might tasty burger.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: beef, cheese, roll

    Course: Lunch, Main Course, Dinner