Lucky 13 Named Best Burger in the World, 2012 World Food Championships Results

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Yesterday at the first World Food Championships, Lucky 13 from Salt Lake City, Utah was crowned the Best Burger in the World with their Spicy Candied Bacon Cajun Burger. If you’re not familiar with it, the World Food Championships are a first time event taking place in Las Vegas and hosted by the Travel Channel’s […]

Green Iguana for the Win at Burger Showdown 2012 in Tampa

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This past Friday, Tampa held its 1st Burger Showdown at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park where 12 area restaurants competed for the title of Best Burger. The restaurants who laid it all on the grill for the competition were: Ashley Street Grille, BGR The Burger Joint, Burger 21, Champions Bar & Grill, Chili’s, Danny’s All American […]

Burger Week Cook-Off on South Florida Today airing Friday on Channel 6 at 11AM

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South Florida Today has been profiling 4 burger joints from South Florida this week. South Florida Today Burger Week will culminate on Friday with the 4 chefs from the restaurants doing a live cooking demonstration. After the cook-off, a panel of 3 judges (I’m one of them) will taste the burgers and pick a winner […]

Chicago’s Hamburger Hop 2010

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On, Friday September 24th, 2010 was the Chicago Gourmet Food and Wine Festival’s Hamburger Hop. Chefs Art Smith and Cat Cora hosted the competition for the best burger in Chicago. The event took place at Harris Theatre’s Rooftop Terrace and cost $75. The judges for the event were French Laundry owner Thomas Keller, Bon Appetit […]

Sutter Home’s Build A Better Burger 20th Anniversary Winners

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Sutter Home celebrated the 20th Anniversary of their Build a Better Burger event by having it take place in Miami Beach. One of the coolest things (other than the actual burgers) going on was the live Tweeting and posting of footage on Facebook as it happened. You could also follow everything that was going on […]

Can You Master The Quickie 4 lb. Burger Challenge

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How do these new places get past me? Quickies is in Hollywood, Florida. Cool thing is they have an eating contest called The Quickie 4 lb. Burger Challenge. Info is below: Can you master the Quickie 4 lb. Burger Challenge? Must polish off the burger in one hour to win: *Get you picture and name […]

Kobayashi Regains The World Hamburger Eating Championship

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Takeru Kobayashi regains the World Hamburger Eating Championship with an astonishing 93 eaten. It tied last year’s high of 93 set by Joey Chestnut, who came in second with 82 this time. Pat Bertoletti rounded out the Top 3 with 78. This is Kobayashi’s 4th World Hamburger Eating Title.