The Grind, Miami's home grown burger competition is coming soon and all over Miami, people are salivating with the promise of eating burgers from over two dozen participating local restaurants. The key word here is local. Unlike some other burger events in the Miami area, the Grind features burgers from south Florida restaurants only. That's a lot of local flavor packed into one night.
On March 31 at 7 p.m., 30 local restaurants will serve up their best
burgers for your eating pleasure at Wynwood's Miami Entertainment Complex.
Restaurants battling for the coveted golden grinder awards have finally been announced. They are:
- 8 Oz Burger Bar
- Bernie's L.A. Café
- Burger & Beer Joint
- Burger Bar by Chef Allen
- Charm City Burger Company
- Cheeseburger Baby
- Chow Down Grill
- Chuck Burger Joint
- Cuban Cube (Islas Canarias)
- Cuban Guys
- Elevation Burger
- El Rey De Las Fritas
- Filling Station
- Flip Burger Bar
- The Frita Man
- Georgie's Alibi
- Grill Master Café
- Joe's Stone Crab
- The Joint Bar & Grill
- Latin House Burger & Taco Bar
- The Local Craft Food & Drink
- The Office
- Pincho Factory
- Quickie's Burgers & Wings
- Shake Shack
- Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
In addition, the winners of the Short Order Backyard Burger contest, Ryan Blanski and Roly Masferrer, will grill their burgers alongside the above restaurants in fierce combat.
Since the time of the caveman, mankind has enjoyed ending his brontoburger meal with a little sweet treat. That quaint custom, also known as dessert, will be celebrated here with finishing touches provided by:
- Azucar Ice Cream Shop
- Fireman Derek's World Famous Pies
- Mandarin Gourmet Doughnut Shoppe
Get your tickets to the Grind. Advance tickets are $75, VIP (which includes
an extra hour of eating, judges meet and greet, and a souvenir VIP
badge) is $125. New Times readers get $10 off tickets with code
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