Marc Sarrazin and George Faison are the co-owners of DeBragga, a meat purveyor that sells a lot of ground beef to many of the city's most popular restaurants, including Colicchio & Sons and DBGB. Marc has been working at the company's Meatpacking District facility for most of his adult life, and George came to DeBragga from D'Artagnan, a luxury goods purveyor that he founded in the 1980s. Neither of them eat very much ground beef, but they sure know a lot about burgers.
What's your favorite burger outside of NYC? GF: Stage Left in New Brunswick. That's where I had a burger the last time. It's a really great little restaurant — great wine list, great food, and they do a stupendous burger. They use their own homemade bun, they use a little chipotle ketchup that brings a little heat into the mixture, the use really fresh vegetables, and they made their own pickles. It is a well thought-out burger.
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