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The Grind Presents the Short Order Best Backyard Burger Competition, Vote Now!

The Grind, Miami's home town burger competition, is only three weeks away and the competition is heating up.

On March 31 at 7 p.m., 30 local restaurants will showcase their best burgers at Wynwood's Miami Entertainment Complex -- and you get to eat your way through all of them.

But professionals aren't the only ones who will be grilling their way to victory. The Short Order Best Backyard Burger Competition allows backyard grillers to showcase the burgers that made them famous in the hearts and stomachs of their friends and family. 

The Grind received almost 100 burger entries from Miami kitchens and backyards. It was a tough decision, but these entrants have been whittled down to a lucky 17 finalists. Take a look at the burgers (and their descriptions), then vote here for your favorite. 

Remember, you can only vote once, so make it count. Here are the burgers (in alphabetical order):

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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