Burger Week 2018

As much as we never want summer to end, there is one glorious week filled with shining golden buns at the end of the tunnel that make the transition into fall just a little more palatable. Once again, from September 1st – 7th Winnipeg’s restaurant scene will explode with delicious burgers specially created for this…

Le Burger Week 2017 Winners

Well folks here we are with another deliciously successful Le Burger Week under our belts. We wanted to start by thanking all of the restaurants for their hard work and efforts both throughout the week and prior to the event. It takes a lot of preparation to make Le Burger Week happen and we are…

Le Burger Week 2017 Participants

Well burger lovers, the much-anticipated moment has finally arrived. We are pleased to present the participants of this year’s Le Burger Week in Winnipeg! As you may or may not know, Winnipeg has the highest amount of participating restaurants out of any city in the country and for that, we thank each and every one…

Burger Week 2016 Participants

Well folks, it has finally arrived! Burger Week 2016 is right around the corner and it is officially the biggest, juiciest and most tasty Burger Week thus far. We have a whopping 59 restaurants creating original mouthwatering burgers for you to wrap your lips around. The entries range from classic to straight up coo coo…

Le Grand Régal Cajun

Le Grand Regal Cajun took place on dare I say the perfect evening; the steamy weather added to the authenticity of the event making the crawfish and the beer taste that much better. Even though Lafayette is 2500km away, Festival Du Voyageur managed to bring a taste of Cajun Country to hungry Winnipegger’s and capture…

RAW/Almond 2016

As we criss-crossed through the trees on a crisp February night we could see the faint glow of our destination on the horizon. The bridge leading up to RAW/Almond was lit beautifully by a canopy of lights with this year’s structure nestled away in the trees at the end. Walking through the tunnel towards the…

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…

RAW: Almond 2015

For the past three years, we here at Charcoal have been involved in Mandel Hitzer & Joe Kalturnyk’s brainchild known as RAW: Almond. It has been an incredible journey watching this 21 day event morph into the mighty beast it has become today; an unstoppable culinary presence that has taken on life through the commitment of…

Soul Supper Club

Just Recently the first edition of Soul Supper Club took place. For those of you who missed it, here is a recap of what was a very soulful evening. In collaboration with local hip-hop group The Lytics and larger than life front man of The Noble Thief’s Myron Dean, Charcoal had a night of inspired food…

The Poutine Cup, A Recap

Recently Charcoal teamed up with Shawn and Connie Brandson and the team at Fort Gibraltar to create the first annual Poutine Cup. We had 10 restaurants participating in an all out, all you can eat poutine battle. The 400 guests who managed to snag a ticket to the sold out event got to experience each…

Le Burger Week 2014, A Recap.

Another year and another Le Burger Week has past. First off, we have to thank all of the restaurants who participated this year. We know how much hard work everyone puts into this event and we couldn’t be more grateful.  Also, a huge thank you is owed to you the participants! The whole point of…

Burger Week 2014 Participants

We can hardly believe that our favourite time of the year is only one week away! That’s right folks, starting next week you will be able to get your hands on all of the ridiculously delicious entries for Le Burger Week 2014. Being in the fortunate position of organizing Le Burger Week here in Winnipeg,…