Vancouver Foodster 5th Annual Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 5th Annual Vancouver Foodster Best Burger Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their burger creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Burger creations on their menu from October 18 – November 11, 2018.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the burger creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best burger creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Tweet (and don’t forget to tweet or instagram your photos) throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #BurgerChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite burger creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more to share and taste the different burger creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites.

Here are the Burger creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.

The Fat Cow and Oyster Bar

The Basic B****

The Basic B****

Created by: Chef Christopher Roper

Price: $19 (Thursday’s burger and beer combo for $15)

Description: 42 day dry aged Chuck, Ground in house (served to a medium), Smoked Cheddar Cheese, Black Pepper Rosemary Bacon, Faux Big Mac Sauce + House made Ketchup + Yellow Mustard + Butter Lettuce + Tomatoes + Bread and Butter Pickles.

Main protein ingredient: Beef

Offered: Tuesday – Saturday 4pm – 9pm

The Fat Cow and Oyster Bar

20178 96 Ave #4, Langley

Tel: (778) 298-0077

Web: http://thefatcow.ca/

Instagram @thefatcowoysterbar

 

Chef’s Playground Eatery

Truffle Mushroom Cheesy Burger

Truffle Mushroom Cheesy Burger  

Created by: Chef Gordon Wu

Price: $14

Description: Organic grass-fed beef patty, Swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, Misty Mountain Mushroom, caramelized onion, truffle mushroom aioli, mixed green, tomato, brioche bun, and served with in-house cut kennebec fries

Main protein ingredient: beef

Offered: Lunch and dinner

Chef’s Playground Eatery

12420 No 1 Rd #170, Richmond

Tel: (604) 285-8079

Web: http://chefsplayground.ca/

Instagram @chefsplaygroundsteveston

 

Pasture to Plate

Bacon -Cheese Burger

Bacon -Cheese Burger

Created by:

Price: $18

Description: Burger is on a brioche from Bread affair, 8 oz beef patty from p2p, bacon from p2p, gouda cheese from Farmhouse cheese, lettuce, tomato

side of salad, hash browns or broth.

Main protein ingredient: beef

Offered: Served from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm everyday (Lunch and Dinner)

Pasture to Plate

1061 Denman Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 689-0202

Web: http://www.pasturetoplate.ca/

Twitter: @PasturetoPlate

Instagram: @pasturetoplate

 

Hendricks Resto-Lounge

Hendricks Burger

Hendricks Burger

Created by: Chef Chris Savino

Price: $17

Description: Smoked mozzarella, cheddar cheese, onion marmalade, bacon, garlic aioli, arugula, sesame brioche bun

Main protein ingredient: beef

Offered: Lunch and dinner

Hendricks Resto-Lounge

433 Robson Street in The Westin Grand

Tel: 604-647-2521

Web: http://hendricksrestaurant.com/

Twitter: @hendricksyvr

Instagram: @hendricksyvr

Make sure you pick up one of the Burger Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants. Remember to Vote for your favourites daily, all the voting details are at

http://vancouverfoodster.com/burger-challenge/

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

 

Hanson Do

Blogger for his own Nosh and Nibble blog

Twitter: @hansondee

Instagram @noshandnibble

 

Andrew Chan

Blogger and Photographer

Twitter: @eatwithmao

Instagram @eatwithmao

 

Kenny Tai

Influencer and Photographer

Instagram @heyhangryhippo