What’s Indiana’s most popular burger joint?

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(Nov. 19, 2014) – It can be tough out there in the burger market, but that hasn’t stopped America’s love affair with the hamburger.

So what are the most popular places to grab a burger in Indiana?

According to Thrillist.com, Steak ‘n Shake dominates the Indiana market. The website pored through some 20,000,000 Foursquare check-ins to gauge the popularity of burger joints by state and then made a map to show the results (you can find a larger version of the map here).

Here’s what the website said about Steak ‘n Shake:

The late Roger Ebert would be thrilled to see the beloved burger chain of his youth reigning supreme in central Illinois (its birthplace). It also gets plenty of love in Indiana (where it is headquartered today) and throughout the rest of Big 10 country, with isolated areas of Frisco Melt lovers popping up throughout the Southeast.

You’ll also notice a strong showing from White Castle, especially in northwest and southeast Indiana. Here’s what the website said about that chain:

Harold and Kumar would undoubtedly be happy to see White Castle’s strong showing in New Jersey. Also, until the Colonel decides to get into the burger game, they’re looking rather formidable in Kentucky, as well as the Chicago and St. Louis areas.

Source: Thrillist