Food Quests Hamburgers Misc.
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The Quest for the Best Fast Food Burger

When Halifax ReTales announced that he was gonna do a fast food burger tour in preparation for Halifax Burger Week, I was so down. His plan was to sample and evaluate a bargain burger from each of the 6 major chains. He even brought a scale to weigh the burgers to compare price/weight/quality. This is something I’ve always wanted to […]

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Nova Scotia Food Profiles: Peanut Butter Burgers

The peanut butter burger’s ooey gooey allure has permeated Halifax burger culture ever since Darrell’s popularized the concept in the 90’s. A visitor to Halifax is often wary of the oft repeated call to action: “You gotta try the peanut butter burger at Darrell’s! It’s a Halifax must.” Peanut butter? On a burger?! Far out, man. Now that we’re post-gourmet-burger-boom, […]

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Hamburgers On The Road Winnipeg
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The Winnipeg Fatboy

This is a guest post written by one of my most dedicated Food Questers, Denton Froese. He recently took a trip to Western Canada and investigated the Winnipeg Fatboy for me. Thanks, Denton! Corydon Avenue in Winnipeg is marked as “Corso Italia” – it was originally the “Little Italy” district in Winnipeg, but over the years, it’s grown to host […]

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Halifax Hamburgers
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Halifax Burger Week: Day 6

Good news! Burger Week has been extended due to the current storm. Click here for a list of the restaurants that will still be participating on Thursday. Unfortunately, the burgers I’m about to show you are not on the list. Yesterday marked my last planned Burger Crawl. I met up with MGyver and Tinfoil at Dee Dee’s where we had […]

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Halifax Burger Week: Day 5

So, I was on TV. I won the Coast’s Burger Ambassador contest somehow, and got to have a little 5 mins of burger fame. You can watch the full clip here. After a long day of burgering on Sunday, I decided it was time for a break. Of course, by “taking a break” I meant switching my proteins. The truth is, I […]

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Halifax Burger Week: Day 4

Day 4 was the big day! I did a big ‘ol burger crawl of downtown Halifax with my friends Em, Talix, and Tinfoil (of Burger Quest 2013). We started at 1pm, forgetting that Halifax practically closes down on Sunday afternoons! We found the Argyle open, and ordered “The Local”: Oulton’s ground beef, shredded NS lamb, poblano peppers, monterey jack cheese, avocado, […]

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