The BBQ Boss Hog at Red Robin Gourmet Burger has sweet and tangy barbecue pulled pork over an ancho-marinated beef patty, among other things. Red Robin |

Menu debuts: Four new burgers in KC area from $4 to $14.49

The Triple Double Burger Smashburger | Smashburger
Bacon Queso Burger, Bacon Queso Chicken Sandwich and Bacon Queso Fries. Wendy’s | The Wendy's Company
Wisconsin Big Cheese Pub Burger Culver’s |

Four chain operations have put new burger offerings on their menus:

▪ Culver’s restaurant: Wisconsin Big Cheese Pub Burger, beef patty topped with American, cheddar and Havarti cheese and garlic mayonnaise.

Cost: $4.39 for a single, $5.69 for a double and $6.99 for a triple.

Available: Through Sept. 3 or while supplies last

▪ Red Robin Gourmet Burger: The BBQ Boss Hog, sweet and tangy barbecue pulled pork over an ancho-marinated beef patty with cheddar cheese, dill pickle planks, tortilla strips, red onions, lettuce and smoky mayonnaise on a jalapeno cornmeal Kaiser roll.

Cost: $14.49

Available: Through Oct. 1

▪ Smashburger: Triple Double with two layers of beef and three layers of melted cheese on an artisan bun.

Cost: $4 introductory price in July

Available: Permanent

▪ Wendy’s: Bacon Queso Burger, quarter-pound of fresh, never frozen beef topped with warm and spicy poblano queso, three strips of Applewood smoked bacon, fire-roasted salsa, red onions and shredded cheddar cheese on a toasted red jalapeno bun. It also is offering a bacon queso chicken sandwich and bacon queso fries.

Cost: $4.99 for the burger, $5.39 for the chicken and $2.49 for the fries

Joyce Smith: 816-234-4692, @JoyceKC


Menu debuts: Four new burgers in KC area from $4 to $14.49