Crazy Otto’s Empire Diner Competing For New York State’s Best Burger Title
Everybody in the valley who loves a good burger knows all about Crazy Otto’s Empire Diner in Herkimer. Now the rest of New York State knows about it too. YNN reports that the landmark, retro eatery has been named one of 10 regional winners in the New York State Beef Industry Council‘s “Best NY Burger” contest. While it may have been somewhat of a surprise to some owner Scott Tranter takes great pride in his offerings.
If you want a classic burger in a classic diner, this is where people come from all over the area,” said. I just take my love and pride and I put it in my food and it shows,” he said.
While we wish Crazy’s Otto’s the best of luck in the burger contest let’s not forget their other claims to fame.
“We have three world record omelettes,” Tranter said. “The last one we did was here was two years ago. That was 42,000 eggs.”
The “Best NY Burger” winner will be announced May 15.