Vancouver Foodster 7th Annual Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 7th 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 November 6-29, 2020.

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.

Please VOTE for your favourites between November 6-29, 2020

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

Hopcott Meats

Seoul Burger

Price: $14.00

Created by: Chef Jesse Ho

Description: Bulgogi Glazed 6oz Prime Rib Patty, Kimchi, Fried Egg, Aged Cheddar, Gochujang Aioli, Cucumber on a Black & White Sesame Bun. Comes with Fries or Side Salad

Main Protein Ingredient: beef

Offered: Daily from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm

Available for Dine-In or Take Out

Hopcott Meats

18385 Old Dewdney Trunk Road, Pitt Meadows

Tel: 604.465.7799


Twitter @HopcottFarms

Instagram @hopcottfarms

Smoke & Bones Bbq

The Big ’T’

Price: $19.99

Created by: the entire team

Description: Flame Grilled 1/2 lb Alberta Beef Patty, Cheese, House Smoked Pulled Pork, Onions Rings, Pickles, Garlic Aioli, Brioche Bun. Topped with House Smoked Pork Back Ribs.

Offered: Mon-Wed 12-8PM, Thursday-Sunday 12-9PM

Available for Dine-In or Take Out by ordering in person.

Smoke & Bones Bbq

999 Marine Drive, North Vancouver

Tel: (604) 770-1394


Instagram @smokeandbonesbbq

Hearthstone Tap & Forno

The Big Kahuna Burger

Price: $20

Created by: Chef Jon Oandasan

Description: Enjoy a 50/50 beef and bacon patty, joined by spicy salami, charred pineapple, beer braised onions, arugula, tomato, garlic aioli and bourbon bbq sauce resting on a brioche bun. Served with truffle fries.

Offered: 11:00am-9:00pm 7 days a week

Available for Dine-In or Take Out

Hearthstone Tap & Forno

1015 Marine Drive, North Vancouver

Tel: 604.984.1842


Twitter: @hearthstonebeer

Instagram: @hearthstonebeer

The Whip Restaurant

The Whip VS Burger

Price: $22.50

Created by: Chef Sedge Lewis

Description: 8oz grass fed Dry Aged beef patty basted in thyme butter served on a locally made brioche bun with bone marrow butter, caramelized onion & tomato relish, aged white cheddar, crispy shallots and truffle aioli.

Offered: All-day Mon-Fri (11am – 10pm)  / After brunch Sat/Sun (2pm – 10pm)

Delivery/Takeout: This burger will be available for dine in or take out only, not delivery. Call to order pick up

The Whip Restaurant

209 6th Avenue East, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 874-4687


Instagram @thewhip_yvr

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

David Peng

Blogger at Picky Diners and Vancouver Foodie Pulse

Twitter: @pickydiner

Instagram: @pickydiner

Rose Lin

Instagramer and Influencer


Sherman Chan

Food Blogger for his own

Twitter: @ShermansFoodAdv

Instagram @shermansfoodadventures

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

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