Last night, 20 vendors duked it out in a Battle of a Burger at a South Street Seaport, though usually one could travel divided a burger champion. Close to 2,000 burger lovers showed adult to watch a showdown, splash beer, lean to a live performances onstage, and of course, try out all a burgers their bellies could hoop while a judges deliberated over a blind tasting of all a brawny patties opposed for top-burger status. Here are a winners of Battle of a Burger 2016:
People’s Choice Award – Kobe beef burger by Black Tap
Ultimately, Black Tap won a hearts of a people, with a observable blue cheese, buttermilk-dill and arugula-topped luscious beef patty baked adult by Michelin-starred cook Joe Isidori (formerly of Chalk Point Kitchen and Las Vegas’ DJT).
Judge’s Award – Chelsea burger by Peter McManus Cafe
The row of judges did a two-round blind tasting, and eventually fell in adore and strike a heart symbol on a simple, plain half-pound hamburger detailed with American cheese, crispy bacon, red onion rings and a chunk of uninformed tomato.
Home Griller Award- Gaucho Burger by Dawn Rajendran
In a blind tasting, a renowned judge’s row comparison this thick, luscious patty with caramelized onions and immature salsa on a giant, feathery sesame seed bun, and crowned it as a really best.