Which Celeb Created This Incredibly Decadent Sandwich for a Burger Joint?

In case you can't tell from the photo: There's lots of bacon involved, and an egg, and much much more.

This week, Umami Burger—which now has branches in California, Chicago, Las Vegas and New York City—unveiled a new burger named after the food star who created it. The TV host designed the sandwich himself, and loaded it up with all his favorite umami-boosting ingredients: bacon lardons, cheddar, miso-maple bacon, smashed cheesy tots, a fried egg, fried sage and housemade coffee ketchup. It's called the Alton Burger, after (you guessed it) Alton Brown. A dollar from the sale of each will be donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation.

 

Read on for other important food headlines of the week, ICYMI:

• Rainbow bagels will hit the West Coast this weekend. [Foodbeast]

• Kevin Bacon and Eggs are back with a new video. [Incredible Egg]

• A Willy Wonka-inspired Chocolate Factory restaurant is coming to Universal Studios in Orlando. [Jet Set]

• London artist Matthew Herbert performs with records made of cheese, ham and tortillas. [The Vinyl Factory]

• Following protests in Chicago, an anti-Trump beer is brewing in the city. [Beer Street Journal]

• Celebrity chef Michael Chiarello faces sexual harassment lawsuit. [SFGate]

• Cannabis-infused vodka debuts in Northern California. [Mashable]

• A Tim Burton-themed bar is heading to New York's East Village. [Wall Street Journal]

 

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