Riverwalk Trust’s 2012 Burger Battle III Results and Pictures

Last night was Riverwalk Trust’s Burger Battle III. If you wanna catch up make sure to check out Burger Battle and Burger Battle II. Reigning champs Georgie’s Alibi did not compete but if you were in the VIP section they were serving up 2 burgers (one of which was a Cuban Frita) and a liquored up shake.

Georgie’s Alibi w/2010 & 2011 Burger Battle Awards

Georgie’s Alibi Burger

Georgie’s Alibi Frita

Susie’s Scrumptious Desserts was also set up in the VIP area and created a special Burger Cake for the winner.

Susie’s Scrumptious Desserts Tower

Susie’s Scrumptious Desserts

Susie’s Scrumptious Desserts Burger Cake

Krystal sponsored the slider eating contest again this year. The winner ate 12 Krystal Sliders in 1.5 minutes. I was cheering on Jose from the Dog Eat Dog Food Truck who came in 2nd with a respectable 8 Krystal Sliders.

Krystal Eating Contest

Jose from Dog Eat Dog

Krystal Eating Contest in Full Gear

The Burgers:

America’s Backyard

Big City Tavern


Elevation Burger

Gilbert’s 17th Street Grill

Grateful Palate

Hard Rock Cafe

Johnny V

Lauderdale Grill


Pelican’s Landing

Tap 42

Tarpon Bend



The Winners:

Best Bar & Grill Burger Winner:

Rosie’s Bar & Grill Folks Hamming It Up

Rosie’s Bar & Grill

Rosie’s 2012 Best Bar & Grill Burger Winner

Best Knife & Fork Burger:

Capital Grille

Capital Grille 2012 Best Knife & Fork Burger Winner

Fan Favorite:

Rok Brgr

Rok Brgr 2012 Fan Favorite for the Win

Best Burger Joint Burger, the Burger Nirvana and Best Burger Awards:

Charm City Burger Company

Charm City Owner/Chef Mike Saperstein receiving Best Burger Award

See you at Riverwalk Trust’s Burger Battle IV next year!

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