Burger Week 2015 Participants

The countdown to Burger Week 2015 is on!! From September 1st – 7th over 40 Winnipeg restaurants will be participating in the 3rd annual burger battle. Your job is simple, go eat as many different burgers as you can and vote for your favourites! You can find all the participating restaurants and how to vote by downloading the Le Burger Week app. In the meantime, take look at this years entries (in no particular order) and get those tastebuds ready because next week is going to be deliciously amazing! Enjoy and happy eating from your friends at Charcoal Collaborative.

Bernstein’s Deli Don’t Have A Cow Man…Turkey BurgerBernstein's Deli © charcoal collaborative

Celebrating all your favourite 90s trends! Sundried tomato turkey patty with roasted red pepper, pesto mayo, goat cheese and baby spinach on a whole wheat everything bun. Garnished with chopped parsley, of course. *Also available with a gluten free bun.

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Maple Crunch BurgerThe Keg © charcoal collaborative

The Keg’s signature 8oz prime rib burger with jalapeño aioli, maple butter, bacon, melted brie cheese, shredded iceberg lettuce and house-made crispy chips on a toasted bun.

Deer + Almond Big Trouble in Little Chinadeer + almond © charcoal collaborative

This burger is next level.

Promenade Cafe and Wine The Fig, Pig & BisonPromenade Burger © charcoal collaborative

Bacon wrapped bison burger with smoked chipotle fig jam, gruyere and beer battered onions.

Shawarma Khan Prince ALI shwarma khan © charcoal collaborative

A beef/lamb patty, bursting with flavour from our secret blend of Shawarma spices, layered with our falafel patty grilled to perfection under a perfectly melted slice of mozzarella. All topped with creamy coleslaw, pickled turnips, harissa garlic sauce, and our signature hummus on a freshly toasted kaiser bun. Served with a side of our classic pita chips and house garlic sauce. KHAN you handle it?

529 Wellington (details to come)

Chop Steakhouse and Bar The ReubaburgerChop Steakhouse & Bar © charcoal collaborative

Beef vs pastrami. swiss vs asiago. House-made Russian sauce and pickled red cabbage shift nervously on the edge of their seats. The daily-baked Winnipeg Rye can barely hold them back. This is gonna get messy.

Nuburger The John StamosNuBurger © charcoal collaborative

Free-Range Manitoba Red Angus beef patty, homemade roasted pepper n’ basil aioli, creamy feta cheese, fresh tomato, & alfalfa sprouts, pilled high with a zesty cucumber mint salad.

The Grove Pub and Restaurant “The MPB” AKA The Magical Poutine Burger  

The Grove © charcoal collaborative6oz ground chuck patty stuffed with Bothwell cheese curds, topped with sautéed onions, mushrooms and peppers, basil mayo, two strips of bacon, more cheese curds and crispy shoestring potato’s on a potato scallion bun. Finished with gravy.

Shannon’s Irish Pub The GrinderShannon's Pub © charcoal collaborative

Served on ciabatta bun with a garlic mayo, cheese, tomato and Jameson-infused sautéed onions and house fries.

Segovia The Big TastySegovia © charcoal collaborative

All beef burger, American cheese, double smoked bacon, remoulade, brioche bun.

Cibo Waterfront Cafe Donald Trump’s Latino Vote

Chorizo patty w/ queso fresco jalapeño sauce, chicharrons, lime cilantro aioli and more.

King + Bannatyne The King + Bronutyneking & bannatyne © charcoal collaborative

A house-made patty using a special blend of brisket and chuck. Thick chunks of hand-cut, sweet-roast pork belly, pickled red onion, arugula, spicy pineapple mustard and roasted beet ketchup all in between two custom-made goat cheese glazed bronuts.

The Mitchell Block Restaurant and Lounge The Hand Pressed Pork Chorizo Burgerthe mitchell block © charcoal collaborative

Chorizo pork burger with salsa verde, black aioli, sherry pickled onions on a house-made manchego bun.

Mano a Mano Italian Kitchen il Capo 2mano a mano © charcoal collaoborative

Poppy seed pretzel bun, Kobe Beef patty, n’Duja ketchup, tartufo cheese slice & cucumber agro Dolce.

ERA Bistro ERA-sistibleera bistro © charcoal collaborative

In house made beef patty, chedda, swiss, all the fixings on an in house made pao de queijo.

Marion Street Eatery The Hustlermarion st. eatery © charcoal collaborative

6 oz. Certified Angus Beef patty, jalapeño goat cheese spread, bacon, fresh apple, sliced chorizo sausage, caramelized onion and roasted red pepper aioli, topped with butter leaf lettuce and Sriracha chips on a Kaiser bun.

Saigon Jon’s Vietnamese Kitchen The Mac Daddysaigon jons © charcoal collaborative

Deep fried mac and cheese bun, deep fried bacon encased beef patty, romaine, pickled cukes/carrot/red onion, Sriracha mayo. BOOM!

Rudy’s Eat & Drink The “Dad Bod” Onion Burgerrudys eat & drink © charcoal collaborative

Caramelized onion, havarti cheese & house bacon stuffed in a freshly ground 100% steak patty on an onion cheddar bun topped with house-made Onion Rings.

The Cornerstone Bar & Restaurant The Cornerstone 2.0

50/50 beef and pork chorizo patty with smoked apple compote, gouda, kale, toasted almonds and pickled crimson chilis.

The Merchant Kitchen Sweet and Sour Pork Belly Burgerthe merchant kitchen © charcoal collaborative

Slow roasted pork belly, pork pate, cilantro, Sriracha mayo, grilled pineapple, fried egg, sweet and sour BBQ sauce, sesame seed bun.

Confusion Corner Bar and Grill The Canadianconfusion corner © charcoal collaborative

Ground sirloin burger with maple balsamic caramelized onions, Canadian back bacon, smoked cheddar, dijon aioli, arugula.

VG Restaurant Nacho Libre vg © charcoal collaborative

Ancho cumin beef burger, guacamole, pica de gallo, cheese sauce, crushed doritos, pickle chips, red onion and Sriracha crema on a brioche bun.

Brogue Gastropub Not Co Caesar Burger

brogue gastropub © charcoal collaborative

Double beef patties, 3 of strips Brogue bacon, mozzarella cheese, granna podano parmesan cheese, caesar dressing, crispy romaine heart, cucumber.

Peasant Cookery The Breakfast Burger 

peasant cookery copyright charcoal collaborative

Maple sage Berkshire pork patty with a tater tot patty, corned beef, a fried egg and Sriracha ketchup on a brioche bun.

Pizzeria Gusto N’duja Burgerpizzeria gusto © charcoal collaborative

N’duja Burger with roasted shallot relish and herb aioli, served with side green salad.

Nick’s on Broadway The Asobi Burgernicks on broadway © charcoal collaborative

Manitoba Beef Patty soaked in bacon fat, goat cheese, nori bacon, watermelon radish, arugula, black garlic aioli, edamame chow-chow on brioche.


stellas au CCFM © charcoal collaborative

trio of half size veggie burgers (GARDEN, QUINOA, and BEET).

Black Rabbit Bistro Green Tomato and Foie Gras Burger 

 Ground Chuck, green tomato relish, tomato, aioli on a pretzel bun.

The Tallest Poppy Buda Bida aka Will Be Troubletallest poppy © charcoal collaborative

Beef, pork, kubasa, mayo, horseradish, thick cut white onion, and lettuce

Park Cafe (At the Qualico Centre) The PBJpark cafe © charcoal collaborative

Pork, beef and cheese. (PBC) 5oz home-made burger patty with sous vide pork belly, Bothwell maple smoked cheddar, fresh bacon jam, arugula and pickled red onion served on a warmed pretzel bun with chipotle aioli.

Ripe Bistro & Lounge Romeo Burgerripe bistro © charcoal collaborative

Our house-made 6oz beef patty filled with smoked cheddar, smothered in bacon jam, and topped with breaded jalapeños (from our garden), lettuce, red onion and tomato.

Oscar’s Deli Dirtyburgeroscars deli © charcoal collaborative

2 beef patties, bacon, pastrami, salami, American cheese, egg, lettuce, tomato, fried onions, dressed with hot mustard and horseradish sauce on a sesame seed egg bun.

Mon Ami Louis The Fat Louismon ami louis © charcoal collaborative

Brisket patty, braised shortrib, crispy onions, tomato, lettuce and chipotle BBQ on our houser made rosemary brioche buns.

SMITH Smith © charcoal collaborative

SMITH spiced pork burger with house cured bacon, grilled pineapple, Fort Garry Beer mustard.

Burrito Splendido Burgadilla

burrito splendido © charcoal collaborative

Tasty Mexican spiced beef patty, mexi-slaw, marinated onions & peppers, queso fresco, pico de gallo, chipotle mayo, cilantro, lime and jalapeños (if you dare) sandwiched between two cheese quesadillas (Gluten Free).

Miss Browns Hot Pressed Sandwich & Coffee Co. Miss B’s Aussie burgermiss browns © charcoal collaborative

Le Garage Le Gros Boy

An ode to the Winnipeg classic Fat Boy. 8oz patty smothered in chilli, topped off with aged cheddar, finely chopped onions, butter lettuce and fresh tomatoes served on a kaiser.

The Nobside Cafe Nobside Cafe Burger © charcoal collaborative

A home-made burger, topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion and BBQ sauce topped with a fried egg.

Hot Rod’s Filipino Grill Longanisa Burger

 delicious, sweet.