Food & Drink

Burger Battles at PQM!

Guest chef burger battles happen each Tuesday


Who doesn’t love a great burger? Every Tuesday evening between 6 and 9 at Publican Quality Meats (825 W. Fulton), you get to have at least two burgers when chefs from around the city go head-to-head to see who serves up the best burger. The winner? You, because with this lineup, no matter who is crowned that week’s best, you’re pretty much guaranteed a great burger.

While it’s been happening all summer, you can still catch some great burger battles. Here’s who is coming up:

  • July 21: Mindy Segal, Mindy’s Hot Chocolate vs. Tommy Zarlengo, Zarlengo’s Italian Ice
  • July 28: Mark Hellyar, Momotaro vs. Lee Wolen, Boka
  • 4: Rodrick Markus, Rare Tea Cellar vs. David Posey
  • 11: Cosmo Goss, The Publican vs. Erling Wu Bower, Nico Osteria
  • 18: Five Rabbits Brewery vs. Off Color Brewing
  • 25: Wade McElroy & Jeff Donahue, Sportsman’s Club vs. Stephen Cole & Austin Skiles, Lone Wolf
  • Sept 1: Brian Huston, Boltwood vs James Lyons, avec
  • Sept 8: Tony Quartaro, Formentos vs Doug Psaltis, RPM Italian
  • Sept 15: John Manion, La Sirena Clandestina vs Abe Conlon, Fat Rice

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