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The Grind Burgers Announced

The Shake Shack Shack Burger is one of 30 different burgers competing at The Grind.
The Shake Shack Shack Burger is one of 30 different burgers competing at The Grind.

The Grind, Miami's home town burger competition, is this Saturday and we're finally counting down to burger madness.

On March 31 at 7 p.m., 30 local restaurants will compete with their meat at Wynwood's Miami Entertainment Complex. Tickets are still available for $75 in advance, $85 at the door. VIP tickets ($125) get you access to the meat party one hour earlier, at 6 p.m., a VIP badge, a meet-and-and greet with the judges, and the ability to hang at the VIP lounge.  Miami New Times readers can take $10 off advance-purchase tickets by using code NTIMES (while supplies last).

If you're the kind of person that likes to plan things well in advance, here's a list of the participating restaurants along with a description of the burgers they're serving at the event:


8 Oz. Burger Bar, Miami Beach


PETE ROSE (Head First Slider)


3-ounce beef blend, organic arugula, tomato confit, 'slow' onions, Beecher's flagship, Benton's bacon, black sesame mayo on toasted Challah.

Bernie's L.A. Café, Miami Beach


BERNIE'S LATIN BURGER


100-percent certified Black Angus ground beef, caramelized onions, grilled sliced Chorizo, potato sticks, chopped lettuce w/garlic & cumin aioli, served on grilled Challah buns.

Burger & Beer Joint, Brickell


MIDNIGHT RIDER


Short rib burger with red onion marmalade, goat cheese, and Duroc pork belly bacon on a brioche bun.
SIDE: Duck Fat Fries.

Burger Bar by Chef Allen, Fort Lauderdale


THE CARMEN MIRANDA


Ground brisket blend beef topped with crispy, braised Korobuta pork belly, spiced mango chutney, citrus aioli, baby arugula and Manchego cheese.

Charm City Burger Company, Deerfield Beach


THE PIG MAC


3-ounce slider with bacon infused cheddar, onion bacon jam, confit, tomato, and baconaisse. SIDE: Pork belly tater tots with piquillo pepper.

Cheeseburger Baby, Miami Beach


FAMOUS BACON CHEESEBURGER


Certified Black Angus beef topped with a pinch of Baby Seasoning, honey smoked bacon, Kosher pickles, lettuce, tomato and onion on a fresh buttered and grilled bun.

Chef Adrianne's Vineyard, Miami
MAXIMUM FLAVOR BURGER


Short rib burger topped with cippolini, onion and goat cheese.
SIDE: Maximum Flavor Potatoes

Chow Down Grill, Miami Beach


THE CHOW BURGER


Half-pound burger topped with shaved smoked pork, cucumber, cilantro onions, pate aioli and pickled radishes, in a house made bao burger bun, with dashi ketchup.

Chuck Burger Joint, Palm Beach Gardens


THE PALM BEACHER


All natural Creekstone blend, Tilamook Cheddar, Mustardy Iceberg Slaw, Walt's Farmhouse Tomatoes and pickles on a toasted potato bun.

Cuban Guys, Hialeah


FRITA


Fresh ground beef with house seasoning, served with diced onions and dashed with a house frita sauce on a Cuban roll. Piled high with made from scratch Julianne cut fries.

El Rey de las Fritas, Miami


FRITA
Ground beef mixed with a family recipe of herbs and spices. Cooked on a flat grill with onions, special sauce, served in a round Cuban bun with julienne fries.

Elevation Burger, Various Locations
ELEVATION BURGER


100-percent certified organic beef topped with 6-month aged real cheddar cheese, thick organic bacon, sautéed fresh mushrooms and onions, hot pepper relish and signature Elevation sauce on a toasted potato bun.


HEALTHY OPTION: ELEVATION VEGGIE BURGER
Organic blend of cooked brown rice, rolled oats, corn, green and red peppers, carrots, onions and spices topped with 6 month aged real cheddar cheese, sautéed fresh mushrooms, lettuce and tomatoes.

The Filling Station, Downtown Miami


STEVE'S RESPECT MOBILE
Half-pound burger topped with cheddar cheese, home smoked pulled pork, creamy ranch dressing and homemade jerk BBQ sauce.

Flip Burger Bar, North Miami


FIREMAN


10-ounce chef's choice of freshly ground steak, topped with pepper jack cheese, homemade chipotle barbecue sauce, homemade onion strings, and fresh jalapeno peppers.
SIDE: Homemade Mac & Cheese.

Fritaman, Miami


CHUCK NORRIS FRITA


Pork, Chorizo, Angus Ground Beef, topped with a steak onion ring and julienne fries. Served with Roundhouse Kick zesty sauce.



Georgie's Alibi, Wilton Manors


BACON CHEESEBURGER


Certified Black Angus beef, American cheese, bacon onion jam, bistro aioli on toasted Challah.
SIDE: Jack Daniels salted caramel milkshake with bacon nibs.

Giraffas, North Miami


PICANHA BURGER


Lean nuggets of ground sirloin seasoned Brazilian style, grilled, and served with chipotle sauce, egg, bacon, ham, fresh lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and gouda cheese.
SIDE: Quinoa Salad.

Grill Master Café, Miami


CUBAN BURGER


Creekstone Farms certified premium black Angus and Spanish chorizo blend topped with special sauce, raw onions and Julienne fries.



Islas Canarias' CUBANCUBE, Miami


FREAKIN' FRITA


Spicy chorizo and beef slider seasoned with three different spicy peppers topped with white onions, fried hash browns, Swiss cheese, homemade frita sauce, all served on a warm Cuban bun.



Joe's Stone Crab, Miami Beach


HOLLER BACK BURGER


Burger with all dat' sauce, white cheddar and Blue Moon foam, dusted applewood bacon powder, on a toasted bun.
SIDE: Honey Mustard Chips.

The Joint Bar and Grill, Pinecrest


CROQUETTA PREPARADA BURGER


Creekstone Farms certified premium black angus and Serrano ham patty topped with crispy Serrano ham slices, Manchego cheese. Served with a homemade Serrano ham and Manchego cheese croquet, in-house pickled IPA beer pickles, and mustard.

Latin House Burger & Taco Bar, Miami


AMERICAN MAD LOVE


30/30/40 Brisket Chuck, Sirloin blend with aged Cheddar, Swiss, applewood smoked maple glazed bacon, grilled onions, mushrooms, butter lettuce, heirloom tomatoes, avocado, avocado lime, crema Mexicana, mango Habanero sauce.

The Local Craft Food & Drink, Coral Gables


THE LOCAL SLIDER


Kobe beef slider, Gruyere cheese, fried egg, caramelized onions, and demi- glace.



LoKal Burgers & Beer, Coconut Grove


50/50
50 percent Florida grass fed beef and 50 percent smoked Florida bacon ground into a patty. Served with homemade onion marmalade, mayonnaise, crispy Florida bacon, with melted jack cheese.


HEALTHY OPTION: LOKAL VEGGIE BURGER
Oat bran, brown rice, prunes, jalapenos and soy sauce served with Monterrey Jack cheese, mustard/mayo, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and pickles.



Makoto, Bal Harbor


ALL-AMERICAN BURGER


Certified black Angus and dry-aged beef blend, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, red onion, Japanese mayo, ketchup and mustard on a brioche bun.
SIDE: Tempura Vegetable fries.



The Office, Delray


CEO BURGER/THE BOSS


A custom "office" blend of prime brisket and chuck beef served on a toasted brioche bun topped with tomato-onion confit, Nueske's bacon, Gruyere cheese, Maytag blue cheese, baby organic arugula, and secret "office" sauce!
SIDE: Loaded "grown up tater tots"



Pincho Factory, Miami


PINCHO BURGER


Creekstone certified premium black Angus topped with lettuce tomatoes, onions, potato sticks, and signature pink sauce.
SIDE: Sweet potato tots with apple butter.



Quickie's Burgers & Wings, Hollywood


MINI M.O.A.B. (Mother of All Burgers)


A not-so-mini inside-out ten ounce Angus cheeseburger, oozing with melted American cheese, and loaded with lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, Quickie's sauce, crispy fried onions, and topped with French fries.

Shake Shack, Miami Beach


SHACKBURGER


Signature all-natural, hormone and anti-biotic free, fresh-ground Angus hamburger topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and ShackSauce on a buttered, toasted bun.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, Fort Lauderdale


SMOKEY BURGER


Half-pound Angus beef burger topped with slow smoked pulled pork, chipotle BBQ sauce, pepper jack cheese and onion tanglers on a ciabatta bun.

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