7 days of epic burgers await at this week-long Vancouver fest


It’s back! Le Burger Week, the Quebec-based week-long celebration of the best and most outrageous burgers, returns to Vancouver for seven days of deliciousness during the first week of September.

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The Dragon Slayer from 2018 at Bells and Whistles in Vancouver. Photo by Melo Photography

Le Burger Week Vancouver takes place from September 1 to 7 at participating area restaurants, and this year look for the event to have an emphasis on cheese, one of the burger’s best friends.

Launched in 2012, the annual event has brought burger lovers together in numerous Canadian cities since 2017, when the fest expanded to include Montreal, Quebec City, Cornwall, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon and, Vancouver.

Vancouver restaurants can sign up to have their burger creation included in Le Burger Week, and the fans can go eat them and vote for their favourites.

The 2018 Vancouver winners stacked up as follows:

  • Most Popular Burger: Korean Fried Chicken (KFC) Burger at Chop Steakhouse & Bar
  • Judges’ Choice: Bagel Burger aka “the BB” at Rosemary Rocksalt
  • Best Looking Burger: The Dragon Slayer at Bells and Whistles
  • Healthiest Burger: Chimchurri Burger at Fable Diner

Stay tuned to find out which Vancouver spots will be part of Le Burger Week this year.

UPDATE: These are the intense burgers you can try during Metro Vancouver’s Burger Week this year.

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom