Some Like it Hot! BAB Featured in the Chicago Tribune

Back Alley Burger is honored to be mentioned in the Chicago Tribune featuring our "Most Insane-est Hottest Burger Ever-est." What better month to conquer this delicious, burning beast than May. It's National Burger Month! Learn the history behind BAB's "Most Insane-est Hottest Burger Ever-est" and get the details on all the ingredients that make up this fiery creation.


"It's National Burger Month, and from the bun to the fixings to the meat patty, chefs are putting new spins on America's favorite picnic food. Take your lead from these chefs, and build your best burger ever this summer.

Some like it hot. At Back Alley Burger in Elmhurst and La Grange, chef/owner duo Christopher and Mary Spagnola have a hamburger so packed with heat that they even require customers to sign a waiver form. They call their signature burger The Most Insane-est Hottest Burger Ever-est. "It's extremely hot, yet flavorful," Christopher said. The spice and flavor comes from fixings like their house-made habanero jam, a Trinidad scorpion sauce, bhut jolokia ghost pepper chili flakes...." Read the full article here.

Our Locations

Back Alley Burger- Elmhurst

609 West Saint Charles Road,

Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone. 630-516-1755

Back Alley Burger- LaGrange

1 South La Grange Road,

La Grange, IL 60525

Phone. 708-482-7909

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