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Burger Madness is a seeded tournament pitting 64 Portland patties against each other. Our critics ate through the best Bistro Burgers, Bar Burgers, and Brewery Burgers and Burger Burgers in Portland—and will reveal their picks round by round until the best burger in Portland is crowned.
Nick Zukin is former food blogger and web developer turned restaurateur. He currently owns the two Mi Mero Mole taquerias in Portland and regularly travels to Mexico for "research." He formerly co-owned Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen and co-authored the cookbook The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home.