Li’l Woody’s and Seattle Met Present Burger Month #SEATTLEBURGERMONTH

Li’l Woody’s is dedicated to combining burgers you love with flavors you didn’t know could be possible. In our most ambitious collab to date, we along with Seattle Met Magazine, are proud to announce #SeattleBurgerMonth: a partnership with four top chefs from all around the Pacific Northwest bringing you gourmet burgers that will test the boundaries of your foodie imagination.

Throughout March 2015, we’ll be featuring a new burger each week. From fried chicken skin to pickled serranos, you won’t want to miss these one-of-a-kind concoctions. And if you manage to try each burger, we’re rewarding you with an exclusive “I Survived Burger Month” t-shirt!

Here’s a quick rundown of our feature chefs & when you can catch their respective burgers:

Maria Hines: 3/3/15 – 3/9/15

Maria Hines is the head chef / owner of The Golden Beetle in Ballard. The winner of numerous awards, including the 2009 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Northwest, Hines has been making noise in the chef game since 2003, even emerging victorious in Iron Chef America’s “Battle of Pacific Cod”. Hines now owns 3 restaurants (including Tilth and Agrodolce) with the highly esteemed organic certification from Oregon Tilth, and is sure to bring something amazing to Burger Month.

Learn more about Maria and her restaurants at

Matt Dillon: 3/10/15 – 3/16/15

Matt Dillon is the owner and chef at Sitka & Spruce, Bar Sajor and more. A proponent of local and seasonal cooking, Dillon was the winner of the 2012 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Northwest as well as the 2007 Food & Wine Best New Chef award. Dillon is also the culinary mastermind behind The Corson Buildingand London Plane. As a former professional forager, Dillon can pick out deliciousness with a single glance and we’re eager to see where he’s lookin’ for his Burger Month flavor.

Renee Erickson: 3/17/15 – 3/23/15

Renee Erickson is another James Beard nominee and a seafood savant. From Whale to Barnacle, her numerous acclaimed restaurants demonstrates the best of Northwest cooking. Combining her passion for great food with inspirations from her favorite places in South Europe & England, you can be sure that Erickson is creating something that will have you fishing for more. Her restaurants include The Whale Wins, The Walrus & The Carpenter, and Barnacle.

Learn more about Renee and her culinary adventures

Brendan McGill: 3/24/15 – 3/30/15

Brendan McGill is the chef / managing partner of Hitchcock Group, which is comprised of the Hitchcock Restaurant, Hitchcock Delicatessen and Shady Acres Farm on Bainbridge Island as well as the Hitchcock Deli in Georgetown. A semi-finalist for the James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Northwest, McGill has been praised by the culinary community for his delicious creations and is notorious for bringing the freshest ingredients from the farm to the fork.

Learn more at Hitchcock Restaurant

Special Guest Chef: 3/31/15 – 4/6/15

Original post by Li’l Woodys.

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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