Seattle Magazine’s Burger Brawl 2012 Recap [Photos]

SEATTLE – Seattle Magazine hosted their first burger brawl this year at the Bell Harbor Convention Center.  Seattle carnivers got the opportunity to sample burgers from the top restaurants (list below).  Below is a recap of the participating restaurants and photos of the mouth watering burgers.

Spring Hill — Spring Hill Beef Burger
spring hill offers innovative regional northwest foods that are fresh, flavorful and simple. we are committed to utilizing local ingredients from Northwest farmers and fishermen.
Charlie’s Buns n’ Stuff — Mushroom Swiss Burger
Charlie’s Buns N’ Stuff is Seattle’s boldest kitchen on wheels; dishing out all-American eats with a tasty twist! We create our burgers with local, high quality, organic ingredients that pack a flavorful punch!
Skillet — Skillet Burger
Chef Josh Henderson created Skillet Street Food in Seattle, one of the first food experiences of what has since become a prototype for the national street food movement that has swept the country.


Local 360 — Butcher’s Grind House Burger
Local 360 is a sustainable restaurant and food producer, based in the heart of downtown at the corner of 1st and Bell. Our emphasis is on local sourcing, with the majority of it falling within a 360 mil radius of Seattle. 

Tavern Law — Tavern Law Natural Beef Burger
The 25 Best Bars in America” GQ magazine
Quinn’s Quinn’s Burger
New gastropub located at 10th and Pike on Capitol Hill.  Menu features slow roasted pork ribs, pan roasted idaho trout, fish and chips and a great burter.  14 beers on tap and a full bar.
Zippy’s — The #11, Lil Zip and Lil Zip with Bacon & Cheese   
At Zippy’s it’s all about the freshness of the ingredients. We make our burgers using 100% chuck that we grind on site each and every day. We also have more than 20 different ‘vintage’ sodas, enough to conjure up some of those best childhood memories!

Palace Kitchen — Palace Burger Royale
Chef Tom Douglas’s third restaurant, located on 5th ave.
Brave Horse Tavern Brave Horse Tavern Burger
Tom Douglas’s new Brave Horse Tavern, on Terry Avenue between Thomas and Harrison streets. South Lake Union, Seattle, WA. April 2011.
Homemade Ice Cream & Tea Room, located in Capitol Hill

Big thanks to Washington State Beef Commission, Tim’s Cascade Snacks, and the Seattle Magazine for putting on such a great event!  Follow @SeattleMag for more upcoming news and events!

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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