Between Sept. 7 and Oct. 11, 11 local restaurants will put their best burgers forward in Brandon’s Burger Brawl, competing for your vote naming them the best burger in Brandon.
Brandonites have the opportunity to win as well. For each burger bought at participating restaurants, the purchaser will receive one ballot that can be entered at the restaurant draw box to win two tickets to Assiniboine Community College’s Harvest on the Hill, as well as an Assiniboine picnic package and a one year subscription to The Brandon Sun.
On Tuesday, Oct. 14, all draw ballots will be collected and one winner will be randomly chosen.
Every person who votes for their favourite burger online will automatically be entered into a second contest for the chance to win a $25 Gift Card for each participating restaurant, as well as an Assiniboine picnic package and a one year Brandon Sun subscription.
Only one entry per email address will be permitted.
The perfect combination of burger and quesadilla. This burger is piled with jack and cheddar cheeses, bacon, signature Mexi-ranch, fresh pico de gallo, and shredded lettuce between a crisp, warm quesadilla.
This burger boasts a six-ounce beef patty topped with homemade chili, coleslaw, tomato relish, tomato, mayonnaise and cheddar cheese served on a brioche bun. It may be called the Poor Boy, but served with a side of french fries it will make you feel oh, so rich.
This burger doubles the flavour, doubles the fun with two 100 per cent beef patties, bacon onion jam, smoked gouda cheese, iceberg lettuce, spicy mayonnaise, crispy onions, pickles, and barbecue sauce — all served with a side of fries.
A delicious and hearty sandwich piled high with turkey and black forest ham, topped with provolone cheese, tomato, artichoke, lettuce, red pepper and cream cheese on a schiacciata bun.
A local classic that punches well above its weight. This six-ounce certified beef burger is made in house and brushed with a signature barbecue sauce before being topped with aged Guinness cheddar, maple smoked bacon, two hand-cut coconut onion rings, lettuce, tomato, and garlic aioli on a tomato basil kaiser.
This burger will surely cure whatever ails you. A certified angus beef patty topped with bacon, aged cheddar, a sunny-side up egg, lettuce, tomato, Echo-famous barbeque sauce all on a brioche bun, finished off with an onion ring and a pickle.
Everything that Manitoba loves stuffed in between a Kuipers brioche bun. This burger boasts a homemade patty topped with honey dill sauce, pepper jack cheese, chopped perogy, sautéed onions and Crown Royal candied bacon.
The most delicious balance of savoury and sweet, served with a side of poutine. Starting off with two, three-ounce patties, this burger is topped with two strips of maple back bacon, two crispy onion rings, melted cheddar cheese, a dollop of blueberry Crown Royal reduction served between two halves of a classic Canadian honey-glazed donut.
The burger everyone will want to take a selfie with — so long as you can wait long enough before gobbling it down. Two seven-ounce fresh burger patties made in-house topped with two slices of cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, diced red onions, sliced pickles and — what really makes the burger — an in-house made secret sauce.
You’ll want to save your appetite for this hearty burger, which has three seasoned and charbroiled smashed burger patties, pepper jack cheese, bacon, lettuce, red onion, ketchup, mustard and a horseradish mayonnaise all on a toasted garlic buttered pretzel bun.
Offering a carnival of flavour, this tasty burger is served on a brioche bun and features two mouthwatering handcrafted patties, topped with freshly sliced red onions, tomatoes, lettuce and mayonnaise, smothered in T-Birds new decadent creamy cheese fondue. The finishing touch is a spear of hand battered deep fried mushrooms. It’s a carnival of flavour.