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The Queens Head Battle of the Burg(er) 2017

Can you believe that it’s already August? Summer always flies by. August also marks the sixth annual Battle of the Burg(er) contest! Like last year, restaurants in the Grand Central District are bringing out their best between two buns for this month-long competition. Some new contenders have shown up to the scene and The Queens Head is bringing in a new entry!

For those unfamiliar, burger enthusiasts of St. Pete are encouraged to hit up their favorite participating hotspots in the GCD and vote for their favorite. These qualifying burgers are not your typical patties.

Each contender is a unique creation that reflects the style of their respective restaurant.  A separate panel of guest judges will also pick their favorite. Last year’s Battle of the Bur(ger) was the first time veggie burgers got their own category. So let’s introduce our new contender!

The Queen’s Head Veggie Burger queenshead_veggie_burger

If you didn’t know already, The Queens Head menu is quite friendly to vegetarians.  We have a variety meat-free options from appetizers to dessert. Our veggie burger is a must try — even for those omnivores out there. So what exactly is it?

First we start off with our house-made patty. It’s a hearty blend of  mushrooms, oats, fennel, and chickpeas. Then we throw on a bit of Monterey Jack, our hummus of the day, and it’s all topped off with arugula and tomato. Who says that you needed meat for a tasty burger? We even throw in a side of our hand cut chips, or what you yanks call “fries.”

Sweet and Savory Sliders queens_head_sweet_and_savory_sliders

There’s a saying that goes, “Good things come in pairs.” So for all of you with a craving for meat, we have our Sweet and Savory Sliders. On two beef patties you have have cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, chorizo jam, and fried onion straws. All of this between two  brioche buns will knock your tastebuds with a variety of flavor and texture!

Also, not to brag, but our Sweet and Savory Sliders were voted as the second place winner in the competition last year. They were so popular that we even kept them as a featured item. So perhaps 2017 might just be our year for both categories, but we need your vote!

How to Participate

One of our favorite things, among many, about being located in the Grand Central District is The Battle of the Burg(er). As always, there are so many great contenders. It’s not just a competition, but a celebration of the many awesome places you can grab a bite in our neat community.

After you’ve gone burger hopping around Grand Central, click here to pick your favorite. Make sure you cast your vote by the end of August, and stay posted in September for the results!

Also, be sure to check out our on going events and specials. We’ll have live music every weekend this month, and as always, Hospitality Tuesdays. With half off for hospitality workers (with presentation of a paystub or business card), you’ll be be getting one of those award winning sliders for free!

And most importantly…don’t forget to vote!