For the Rub and the Burger: Mix all dry ingredients. Reserve 2 tablespoons for the potato chips. Add olive oil to the remainder. Makes rub for 10 burgers. Can refrigerate for prolonged period of time. Shape ground buffalo into a patty. Rub burger with rub and let marinate for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Grill to desired doneness.
For the Salsa: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roast the tomatillos in greased pyrex dish for about 15 to 20 minutes. It's okay if they char.Chop all ingredients in processor with 1/4 cup, combined, lemon and lime juice, bunch of fresh cilantro and salt and pepper to taste.
For the Avocado Relish: Combine all ingredients and refrigerate until serving time.
For the Chips: Fry in peanut oil at 375 degrees until golden brown and crisp. Drain on paper towels pat. Add reserved 2 tablespoons dry rub and 2 tablespoons kosher salt. Season chips with salted rub.
Recipe courtesy of John Tesar, The Dining Room, New York, NY