pittsburgh best burger contest

If you want the full culinary experience (and you show up before 9pm you can have your pick from next-door neighbor Legume's menu, which changes daily and gluten free coupon deals is chock full of vegetable-centric dishes.
Voting will open to the public Monday, March 18, at.m.
Editor's Note: This story is the second entry.
Head cook Courtney McFarlane, along with assistant Brian Yurko, have been preparing the burgers on Tessaros signature wood-fired grill (we found out they use Hickory, Maple and Redwood) for the past 24 years.Tessaro's, Bloomfield - 2nd Place Overall, winghart's Burger Whiskey Bar, Market Square - 3rd Place Overall, bRGR Bar, East Liberty - 1st Place Taste-Test.Tessaro's Brian Henry/Thrillist Tessaro's Bloomfield One of my favorite anecdotes of the trip happened at Tessaro's.Winghart's Burger Whiskey Bar in Pittsburgh is no stranger to the competition, taking third-place in the 2011 Pittsburghs Best Burgers contest.Henry to shoot a couple of the burgers, and, seeing how Tessaro's is a little dark, he asked me to hold a portable light while he was shooting the burger.And some delicious house-made pickles for acid, and slightly underdone grilled red onions.The sesame poppy bun (very similar to the one at Richard DeShantz's other spot on this list) wasn't toasted on top; it was merely buttered.Our finalists were determined at that time.
But the friendliness from both the patrons and the bartenders and servers was nearly unnerving.
Without any toast on the bun, it quickly became a soggy mess and fell apart before our eyes.
Organic farmers, they put a little more time and compassion into everything they grow and you can taste it in the quality of food we serve here, Fiore said.The Jergles Double Burger stands more than 8 inches tall and features two large beef burgers, BBQ pulled pork, bacon, American and provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo.Wingharts submitted a delicious burger featuring all-natural beef, hickory smoked bacon, caramelized onions, white truffle aioli on a fresh bun.And that is before I mention their fresh cut, impeccably seasoned Stinky chips and Stinkers wings.Previous Venue Next Venue 4305 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 Located in Lawrenceville, this popular drinkery features American comfort food, delicious artisanal cocktails, and a great selection of craft beer in an industrial-inspired space.Published on Apr 20, 2016, toggle Photo Panel, loading.Lavish him with praise and glory @KAlexander03.9, a blind taste test was held at the Channel 11 studios.If you think I missed one, let me know about it, otherwise behold my Pittsburgh Best Burger rankings in all their glory: Urban Tap Kevin Alexander/Thrillist, the Urban Tap, south Side.A few guidelines here: if the restaurant had multiple burgers, I tried to order the closest to a classic cheeseburger, and if it came with options, I always picked American cheese and grilled onions.