Class of 2015: New Burger Openings Pt. 2

November 23, 2015

Is it possible that conventional wisdom once again is wrong and maximum customization isn’t what diners are seeking? Judging by the new burger restaurant openings in 2015’s second half, operators believe diners want top-quality ingredients and fair prices but aren’t hugely concerned about whether they can add banana peppers or Gorgonzola cheese.

This return to have-it-our-way menus was evident in the 18 first-half-of-the-year openings we listed here in June and it continues in the 32 new burger bars below that have opened since June. At the aptly named The Burger Joint in Houston, the menu description is simple: “Our burgers…