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Honolulu 2014: Foodies travel guide to the best burgers

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If you are planning your first trip to Honolulu, you may of taken the time to research the location a bit? If you didn't, here's the skinny on the tantalizing local food options to enjoy.

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If you enjoy seafood you will find the freshest on the planet. It couldn't be fresher if you caught it yourself. Fresh luscious fruit and produce grown locally and served up from the farm to the table.

After a few days of healthy wholesome eating, it's time to sink your teeth into something hot and super meaty, the ultimate All American comfort food, a monster cheeseburger.

The featured cheeseburgers come in three sizes, large, extra-large and nearly competitive eating size. In no particular order, check out these meaty delights.

Big City Diner, with several locations around Honolulu, offers a spicy Korean Kimchee burger, served with the restaurant's signature "Grandma's Famous" Kimchee fried rice. You can literally walk up to any local on the island and ask, where can I find the best Kimchee fried rice? Big City Diner, every time. Click here to check out the menu and locations. (Casual Attire.)

The Plumeria Beach House restaurant at the lavish Kahala Resort in Honolulu, offers a signature Kahala Burger. The cheeseburger is masterpiece of ground black angus chuck, topped with a fried egg, white cheddar cheese, chunky avocado guacamole, bacon, shaved onions, all propped on a sesame bun, served with smoked paprika seasoned fries.

Once you try the Kahala Burger you will crave it again! Be prepared to make a second visit for a second-round before you depart from the island. Click here to check out the menu and location. (Stylish island attire.)

Stage Restaurant is atop the Honolulu Design Center, offers a decadent mushroom, bacon, cheddar burger. The burger is made with certified angus beef, sautéed mushrooms, crispy Maui onion "rings", bacon, swiss & cheddar cheeses on a house made bun with black pepper aioli. The Stage Burger is big, hearty and so delicious, right down to the last bite. Click here to check out the lunch-menu and location. (Stylish island attire.)

Teddy's Bigger Burger, with several locations around the island, is the primo go big or go home, cheeseburger in paradise. The cover photo of the article features Teddy's Tokyo Tower Burger. This behemoth of a burger is a "Man VS Food" worthy tower of beef, cheeses, battered onion rings, bacon, slabs of avocado slices, chucks of bleu cheese and all of the usual fixings. Teddy's Tokyo Tower Burger is for a Godzilla size appetite. Click here to check out the menu and locations. (Casual Attire.)

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