Edzo’s Burger Shop
Eddie is a culinary school graduate and a long-time Chicago line cook. After working in Barcelona, Bologna, and way too many fine-dining kitchens, he decided to try and create a situation where he could carve out a living and still make it home by 6:00 so he could eat dinner with his family every night.
We use only American beef– USDA choice chuck. Never frozen. We cut and grind the beef for our burgers every morning, right here in the restaurant. We handle it gently and don’t over-work it. Nothing’s added to it until we shake some salt and pepper onto the meat as it cooks. That’s it.
We’re also pleased to offer locally-raised and/or grassfed beef as an upgrade
option. All of the local farms we purchase from adhere to humane, sustainable,
and natural practices, so do not contain any growth hormones or antibiotics.
Availability varies, but some of the farms we’ve gotten great local beef from are Slagel Family Farm (Fairbury IL), Q7 Ranch (Marengo, IL), CDK Angus (Lena, IL), LaPryor Farms (Ottawa, IL), and Dietzler Farms (Elkhorn, WI). Support local farmers!
-address: 1571 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
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title: Sky Full of Bacon: Edzo’s Burger Shop
description: Eddie Lakin, a former fine dining chef turned burger guy, talks about how to make the perfect old school burger and fries a few weeks after the opening of hi…
title: Edzo’s Burger Shop
description: This piece splices interviews with Edzo’s Management team and b-roll footage to give an overall feel of the ambiance at 1571 Sherman Avenue.
title: Edzo’s: Evanston’s Perfect Burger
description: Produced by Carlos Cabrera, Medill School of Journalism Northwestern University Owner Eddie Lakin grinds beef daily at Edzo’s Burger Shop. His restaurant is …
title: Edzo’s Burger Shop Mural
description: I painted a mural for Edzo’s Burger Shop in Lincoln Park. Here is a little video showing some of the process.
title: Burger #13: Edzo’s Griddle Burger
description: My first video blog! VLog numero uno. Join me, and friends Ryan and Sam, as we take a trip to Evanston’s hallowed burger joint, Edzo’s Burger Shop.