Author: Lindsay Cory

Josh Rankin (AKA: Life of Burgers) gives you some tips from the trade of burger eating and burger loving.  You can check out his personal blog here! Whether you are seasoned in the ways of weeklong burger binging or it’s your first time participating, Halifax Burger Week can become a very daunting task if approached the wrong way. But fear not! Over the last few Burger Weeks, I have found what works and what doesn’t when it comes to this burgtastic time of year, and it’s only fair that I share some pointers with you burger-loving Haligonians so that you can avoid a potentially embarrassing Burger Week mistake!SO MANY BURGERS, SO LITTLE TIMEIf you’re going big and looking to try as many burgers as you can cram into the week (and your mouth), you’re going to want to come up with a plan. There’s no shame in making a dedicated...

Greasy jams from BurgerFriesPop and other ways to enjoy Halifax Burger Week (if you needed more than burgers)!  The time has come for burgers and beers and all that's in between, Halifax Burger Week is but two days away and we are chomping at the bit to get started! If burgers weren't enough for you this week here are more to sink your teeth into #HFXBurgerWeek! Check out the BurgerFriesPop EP Release, March 24th @ The LocalThe perfect band to enjoy while chowing down on the Derby Chuck at The Local! BurgerFriesPop is a band who knows how to rock with the best of them! In their words they are "A melting pot of New Wave, Surf, Funk, and good ol' blistering Rock n' Roll"! Check out their EP Release this Halifax Burger Week and enjoy their "hot, greasy, and at the same time, fresh" sound!You can get a taste for their sound here! Meet...

Now that we have announced our 2017 Burger Ambassadors, we wanted to take this moment to highlight some honourable burger-mentions (in no particular order)! These folks showed great love for burgers and their creativity definitely meats requirements:@Richard_E_Bird promised to blow our minds with his burger addiction—and definitely did, showing snaps of him eating and cooking various patties, with fries in the oven (natch).@barbarajeancameron babe’d out in a bun outfit on Instagram, accessorizing with a double patty.@allie.fom.cali re-created Rosie the Riveter, showing she can do it, lettuce-dripping burger in hand.@hoopnotic.kait staged this sweet snap, which we (and that burger) are totally falling for:Great job to all who entered! You are all licensed to grill!...

It's all wizards and burger-ific make-up hacks in 2017! Meat Nick Greeno: Screen-printer by day, Burger Wizard by night"When I was a young lad I would spend my days exploring the Misty Mountains. One day I came upon a particularly enchanting chasm, emanating the most alluring smells of roast meat and fresh bread. I followed my nose to the back of a cave and found a frail old man huddled over a fire, quietly muttering to himself. The old man allowed me to be his apprentice and imparted on me his knowledge of buns baking, grilled meats, melted cheese, and condiment selection. I studied with him for so long I lost all track of time. When he could teach me no more I left to explore the Coasts and inlets of New Scotland to further my training. I had entered as a boy but left as...

Get a sneak peak at the Halifax Burger Week menu! This VIP tour will take you to 5 official Halifax Burger Week restaurants where you will sample delicious burgs expertly paired with a craft beer before anyone else. Burgers will be 1/4 of a regular-sized Halifax Burger Week Burger sample, plus a half-pint. Tours will lead by Halifax Burger Week partner Taste Halifax. Limited seats available, so book early.TOUR SCHEDULE: March 10, 4-7 pm March 11, 1-4 pm March 11, 4-7 pm March 12, 1-4 pm March 18, 1-4 pm March 18, 4-7 pm March 19, 1-4 pm PARTICIPATING BURGER BUS RESTAURANTS: Battery Park The Double Down Two four-ounce Getaway beef Burgers, smoked gouda and mozzarella, stout braised onions and Pickles on a Pressed Stone Hearth bun.Krave Burger Bacon Jam Cheeseburger Grass fed-beef patty, ground in-house. Topped with real cheddar cheese, pickles, Krave sauce and sweet and smoky bacon jam on a toasted bun.Riot Snack Bar Fresh Prince of Burg-Aire Propeller root beer...

Win a ride for you and 2 friends in a brand new MINI! Halifax Burger Week has teamed up on O’Regan’s MINI Halifax to bring you the #MINIburger. A slick little whip that’s ready for anything and dressed to impress with all the fixings! When you see the branded MINI on the road or parked outside a Burger Week restaurant, post a photo and tag #BurgerValet. Tagged photos will be entered to win one of 7 free rides during Halifax Burger Week. Our valet service will drive you and 2 friends in this brand new MINI (you can even tell us what kind of music you like and we will have the jams pumping before we pick you up) and drive you to the restaurant of your choice. (And back home.)PRIZE INCLUDES:1 round trip* in a brand-new MINI from your door to a participating Halifax Burger Week restaurant for you and 2 friends ...

Win your Burger Week! Are you counting the days till your next big bite? Well do we have the job for you! We are looking for our official 2017 Burger Week Ambassador during Halifax Burger Week!No paperwork, no clearance, it’s easy!Sign me up, am I right!? To win, we will need to see that burger love in action! Post a photo showing your love of burgers with #HFXBurgerLove. The most outrageous photo, chosen by staff at The Coast, will win $500 cash from us to eat out at participating Halifax Burger Week locations. DUTIES INCLUDE:Eat burgers at participating Halifax Burger Week restaurants (not too bad so far, eh?) Document your Burger Ambassador experience on your own social media and send additional photos that we can post through our channels. Use correct hashtags and only post about burgers at participating burger week restaurants Commit to one pre-scheduled Burger Ambassador media appearance on TV...