newport burger bender
February 17th - 26th, 2023
We're full! The 2022 Newport Burger Bender has officially ended. Thank you to all that participated this season!
newport burger bender champions best beef + non-beef burger
Portuguese Burger The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar
1/2 lb. Angus beef burger patty, chourico-sweet onion jam, Fontina cheese, fried egg, crispy cherry peppers, and Mozambique aioli, served on a bolo burger bun.
Mediterranean Swordfish Burger Boat House Waterfront Dining
Fresh ground swordfish, Narragansett Creamery sea salty Feta, house pickled onions & cucumbers, frisée, Kalamata and red pepper aioli, served on a toasted brioche bun.
The Reef: A chuck & brisket burger patty topped with smoked gouda, house made pickles, tomato jam, house made mustard, and cajun fries onions, served on a pretzel bun.
Jo's American Bistro: Crispy red pastrami with red onion drip jam, Narragansett lager cheddar sauce over an 8 oz. grilled hand pattied burger, served on a soft pretzel roll.
Wharf Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar: Grilled Angus beef & house smoked brisket burger, infused with Evan Williams bourbon, topped with jack and cheddar cheese, grilled andouille sausage, fried okra, Carolina BBQ sauce, southern chow-chow relish, lettuce, pickled onion and creole…
2022 burger bender participants
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The Mexican Mole Burger
Grilled Angus beef, Mexican chorizo, applewood smoked bacon & pickled jalapeño burger, topped with Oaxaca cheese, iceberg lettuce, tomato, sliced ripe avocado, mole sauce, shaved Fresno pepper, citrus lime crema and micro cilantro, served on a local Portuguese bolo from Batista Bakery.
The Sweet Carolina Burger
Wharf Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar
Grilled Angus beef & house smoked brisket burger, infused with Evan Williams bourbon, topped with jack and cheddar cheese, grilled andouille sausage, fried okra, Carolina BBQ sauce, southern chow-chow relish, lettuce, pickled onion and creole Tabasco aioli, served on a grilled Martin‘s potato roll.