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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...

Hot off the grill—ummm, the press—the Burger Week passports are here. These handsome and handy items are part guide to the 95+ official BW participants, part your ticket to win beer for a year.Carry your passport on your burgerlicious adventures to get it stamped at every BW location where you eat during the week. Getting three (or more) stamps makes your passport eligible for the prize draw from Hop City’s Barking Squirrel lager, so then you put it in the ballot box at any BW restaurant or drop it off at The Coast to be entered in the April 4 draw.We’re getting passports to official BW locations now. You’ll be able to find yours there. Happy travels....

Here's how you enter to win beer for a year from Hop City's Barking Squirrel*:Pick up the official passport at a participating location. Get your passport stamped at 3 or more official locations during Burger Week. Drop off your passport at official locations or at The Coast, 2309 Maynard Street, Halifax. *No cash value. Prize awarded as 52 x $25 Moosehead Cold Beer Store gift cards. Winner will be chosen by random draw on Friday April 4 and will be contacted by email. The winner must be 19 years of age or older and must prove age with photo ID....

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!...

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...

We heard your cries for order! Here is an itemized list of every #HFXBurgerWeek for 2016.  All the brisket, pork, beef, sausage, kangaroo, bacon, black beans, haddock and 'shrooms you could ever need topped with everything from kimchi to doughnuts!6 DOLLAR BURGERS2 Doors Down | 1533 Barrington Street $6Featuring house-ground chuck, brisket and short rib with special sides menu. The Old School Cheeseburger Housemade cheese slice, Kosher dills and the burger works. Or have The Dragon Burger Red dragon sauce, kimchi coleslaw, Dutchman’s Dragon’s Growl spread and cilantro mayo with sides to add to your order.Ace Burger Company | 2605 Agricola Street $6The Drunken Devil Beef patty, Devil’s Cut bourbon onions, smoked cheddar, pickled mayo and iceburg lettuce.Ardmore Tea Room | 6499 Quinpool Road $6Doughnut Burger Maple sausage patty, fried egg, American cheese, tomato, spicy mayo and doughnut bun.Athens Restaurant | 6273 Quinpool Road $6A quarter-pound lamb burger with tzatziki, fried onion and tomato.The Auction House | 1726 Argyle Street $6El...

For a month you submitted your best Burger Faces and we poured through the submissions in search for your 2016 Burger Ambassadors. There were 'angry burgs', seals, children, couples braving the weather and even oyster shuckers turned burger lovers but none topped the burg love of our fearless Ambassadors: Chelsey Mock + Colin MacDonald!When asked about their mission (to attack #HfxBurgerWeek with fervor and unbridled love for burgers) Ambassador Colin lamented:"The most flavourful burger I have ever eaten was a deer burger deep in old Montreal. It was single patty with a simple sauce, but I'm still searching for a burger that is more delicious." To which every restaurant in HRM responded, "CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!"Ambassador Chelsey described her dedication to the cause:"I did not choose the burg life...

Have you ever wondered what a Big Mac would cost in India or Japan?Well, the good people over at The Economist have done the math for you. The "Big Mac Index" ( http://www.economist.com/content/big-mac-index) takes a lighthearted look at macro-economics by comparing the price of a commercial burger in different countries.When looking at Canada’s macro-economic outlook,  it can be really overwhelming.  To make it a little easier and perhaps more “digestible”, The Economist’s The Big Mac Index helps put in all in to perspective.  This a very handy and intuitive guide that helps explain the cultural and economic differences with the base comparison of a Big Mac.In the future, instead of carrying cash and Traveller's Cheques, we can stockpile hamburgers in to our luggage and use them as international currency.    ...