Is This Really Montana's "Signature" Burger?

Sure, you can get a burger in any town, in any state that will probably satiate your appetite for the time being.  But getting a really, really good burger sometimes will take you off the beaten path.

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And if you want a really, really good "signature" burger from Montana, well that path is going to take you into the wilderness.  It will take you to the entrance to one of the grandest national parks in the nation.  Fill up the tank, let's hit the road and find it!

What Makes a Signature Burger in Any Given State?

Well, it should probably have some sort of a protein in it for sure.  Depending on where you reside, that can mean a few different things.  For instance, according to 24/7 Tempo, sandwiches like a salmon burger in Washington state, or maybe a vegan choice if you are from a state such as Oregon are more popular than say beef.

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But Montana?  The protein that is the most popular for a sandwich or burger might just surprise you.  It isn't beef.  Or buffalo.  It's the wapiti.  Yes, the elk burger is considered the signature sandwich from our state.

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Let's Load Up and Hit the Road for the Best in Montana

So, where to head for that signature burger?  Point the GPS towards Gardiner, Montana to find that elk burger to enjoy.  According to 24/7 Tempo, the best in the state for our signature sandwich is The Corral in Gardiner.

According to the description:

Montana’s spin on the classic hamburger is the elk burger, except the meat used is elk, not beef. Compared to beef, elk has more protein and less fat, which means it can dry out easily when cooked, so when ordering, ask for it medium-rare.

What do you think?  Is this the signature sandwich or burger from our state?  Let us know in the comments of our social media, our appchat feature or you can email your thoughts here.

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