Foodies rejoice- Le Burger Week is back! It’s a time when burger lovers unite with the common goal of eating as many entries as they can in two weeks. The Exchange District is showing up strong this year with twelve participating restaurants to satisfy your taste buds. Keep an eye out for a few bonus entries and first-time competitors.
Check out all the delicious offerings and plan your burger crawl through the historic Exchange District!
Amsterdam Tea Room
Triple Crown Burger
The Triple Crown Burger comes stacked with veal, chuck & pork signature blend Patty, house pickles, confit onions & bacon, romaine, tomato, and Chef’s burger sauce on a pineapple potato bun.
Ashdown Market delivers huge value and premium freshness with their first Burger Week entry! A 6oz. flame-grilled Angus patty topped with provolone cheese, arugula, red onion and Roma tomato on a fresh brioche bun with roasted garlic aioli.
Carnaval Brazilian BBQ
The Carnaval burger is QUE DELICIA in every way! It will transport you to the amazing country of Brazil with every bite. Their freshly made chuck burger is topped with melted Bothwell cheese curds drizzled with fresh honey, housemade pineapple and red onion jam, crispy bacon and a creamy coleslaw, all on a garlic and onion kaiser bun.
Carnaval is delighting guests with some surprise dessert bonus entries!
The Brigaderio Ice Cream Burger
In partnership with local baker @Mirandabakes, this ice cream burger features her homemade chocolate chip cookie bun topped with soft-serve vanilla ice cream and our warm chocolate brigaderio sauce.
The Churros Ice Cream Burger
Also partnering with local baker @Mirandabakes, this ice cream burger features her homemade Cinnamon Sugar Churros cookie bun topped with soft-serve vanilla ice cream and our warm dulce de leche sauce.
Cibo Waterfront Cafe
The Cacio Pepe
Cibo’s entry features a two-patty smash topped with smoked provolone, cacio pepe pasta salad, crispy pancetta, crispy onions, black pepper aioli, arugula, and pickled onion.
Double Chivito Burger
Hermanos Double Chivito Burger offers two flame-grilled steak burger patties, bacon, ham, egg, provolone cheese, onion, olives, and banana peppers on this twist to the Uruguayan classic Chivito Sandwich.
James Avenue Pumphouse
Krabbie Baddie Burger
Enjoy a single smashed beef patty topped with melted provolone and American cheddar, a crispy fried cream cheese crab cake, dill pickles, shredded lettuce, radish, cajun remoulade, sweet chilli and mayo on a soft potato bun!
The 3 Little Pigs
Johnny G’s entry boasts two homemade 1/4 lb burger patties topped with cheddar cheese, pulled pork, smoked ham, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, and their homemade burger sauce — all on a Brioche Bun, served with their fresh-cut Fries.
King + Bannatyne
The King + Bann Single
Try a house-blend brisket + chuck patty, classic cheddar, thick-cut bread and butter pickles, King + Bann dilly burger sauce and onions 3-Ways; crispy, caramelized and fresh sliced, all on a brioche bun.
King’s Head Pub
The King’s Patty Melt Tower
For all his loyal subjects, the King has invited you down to the King’s Head Pub…
Enjoy a beautiful 7-ounce Angus beef patty with sauteed onions, Swiss cheese, a tower of onion rings, and a secret royal white burger sauce, all on top of a brioche bun. Top it off with a golden crown spicy cheese sauce, or use it to dip on the side.
Inspired by spice merchants in South- Eastern France, this burger balances the sweet floral flavour of saffron with seven savoury spices. A 7oz beef patty is served on a potato bun with saffron aioli, spiced goat cheese, asparagus relish, arugula, red onion and tomato.
Saddlery on Market
The Bison Smash Hit
The Bison Smash Hit features two bison/beef smash patties topped with jalapeño Monterey jack, caramelized onions, and house aioli. Crown Royal Maple BBQ sauce, bacon, lettuce and tomato on a pretzel bun. With a pierogi!
The Phattest Boy
This year, paying homage to a local legend, the Winnipeg Fat Boy, we introduce to you THE PHATTEST BOY! A toasted XL 6-inch Custom Gunns bakery brioche bun, two signature seasoned quarter pound Manitoba chuck beef (halal) smash patties, double American cheese, from scratch hearty chilli (halal) with beef, edamame and sweet corn, shredded lettuce, diced yellow onion, chicken bacon (halal), ketchup, mayo, and our phattest boy chipotle/honey mustard.
All images and descriptions courtesy of the respective participants