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Introducing Unicorn's Caramel Apple Burger

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<span class="credit">[Photo: <a href="http://alexgarlandphotography.com/">A. Garland</a>]</span>
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As part of Eater's second ever Burger Week, chefs at several Seattle restaurants have happily agreed to make a special limited edition burger — some of which will be featured on their menus. Today, the Caramel Apple Burger courtesy of Unicorn chef Josh Nebe.

[Photos: A. Garland]

Perhaps no other Seattle chef plays around with hamburgers more than Unicorn's Josh Nebe. His carnival-themed menu is filled with crazy-ass burgers, corn dogs and other Big Top treats. So when this challenge was offered up, he quickly grabbed it by the reins and rode it around like a dog and pony show.

I really wanted to do something carnival inspired, so we went with the idea of a caramel apple. I thought it would be totally fantastic to have a slaw made out of a gooey and crispy mixture of apples, cabbage and caramel. It sounded awesome. So, we put that on top of a seared lamb patty with Havarti with some bacon. Lamb, Havarti and bacon? Yes, please. I think the Havarti complements the burger perfectly with its creaminess. The bun is a great sesame bun, steamed and toasted. A little aioli and pepper finish of the burger. It will be running on the menu at Unicorn all week for $13. And as the Unicorn does, for some extra coin, you can have your entire burger deep-fried. Necessary? No. Delicious? Yes.

· Unicorn [Official Site]
· All Unicorn Coverage [~ESEA~]
· Behold the Hollywood Tavern Burger [~ESEA~]
· All Burger Week 2013 Coverage [~ESEA~]


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