Seventeen Philly restaurants went at it -- mano a mano, spatula a spatula -- in the schoolyard of Queen Village's Meredith Elementary on Saturday, June 4.
When the charcoal smoke of the first Burger Brawl had cleared, there were winners in three categories:
Burger Brawl was conceived by Rob and Maggie Wasserman, who own Rouge and 500 Degrees, as a fundraiser for the public school, which their son attends. Rob Wasserman thinks they'll do it annually. (My hope is that Jose Garces fits it into his schedule next time, as his Village Whiskey burger would be a worthy contender.)