Dutch Scientists Invent $320,000 Burger Grown from Cow Stem Cells

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For $320,000, you can send your children to college, buy a house -- or eat the most expensive burger on the planet. At the University of Maastricht, Dutch scientists have engineered meat without the murder, growing cow stem cells in a petri dish instead of the fields bordering the interstate.

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Rain Doesn't Stop Boca Burger Battle, Bite Gastrotruck Conquers Competition

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What's the next best thing to beer, you might ask? Why, grilled meat, of course! So when a burger battle competition came to Boca Raton for the second year in a row, the opportunity couldn't be passed to taste the creations of some of the area's most competitive restaurants.

Braving the Seattle-like drizzle that saturated downtown Boca Raton Saturday night, hundreds of food festival enthusiasts made their way to Sanborn Square to experience the Second Annual Boca Burger Battle, an all-out war of burgerdom that pits restaurant against restaurant, chef against chef. Ok, it's not quite that bloodthirsty, but the participating vendors did pull out all the stops to show the people of southern Palm Beach County a thing or two about burgers.

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Burger & Beer Joint Coming To Pembroke Pines

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Inside Burger & Beer's Brickell restaurant.
Another day, another new upscale burger spot.

Burger & Beer Joint, which runs restaurants on Miami Beach and in Brickell, is planning to open a 5,800-square-foot outpost in Pembroke Pines in July.

The menu at 11025 Pines Blvd. will be identical to those at the Miami locations, said Special Projects Manager Devin Huber. The design should be similar too, but with an outdoor bar you can't find at the Miami restaurants. Expect lots of weathered-looking red brick, dark wood, red paint and vintage car and motorcycle signs.

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Wilton Manors Achieved Burger Nirvana at Riverwalk Burger Battle IV

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Partying at overall winner Rosie's Bar and Grill.
As Huizenga plaza emptied after a long, meaty and sometimes rainy Burger Battle some people seemed shocked that Wilton Manors' Rosies' Bar and Grill won both best overall burger and best burger in the bar and grill category.

They must not have stopped by Rosie's tent. It was a unicorn of burger joy. There were multicolored club lights illuminating everyone inside in a rainbow glow. Pink feathered boas covered the tables. The crunchy potato chips on their Bacon Bitty Bang Bang Burgers (also topped with bourbon bacon jam and roasted tomatoes) were a throwback to childhood barbecues. A woman circled the tent trying to convince people to put their tokens -- their votes for fan favorite -- down her shirt.

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National Burger Month Over: Q&A With South Florida Food Blogger Burger Beast on Burgers

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After a month of celebrating burgers, there's a good chance you are totally burgered out. While it would totally make sense, we hope that's not the case.

To close out National Burger Month, we decided to chat with someone who knows a thing or two about burgers, Miami-based blogger Burger Beast. He travels around South Florida scouting out America's favorite food.

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Riverwalk Burger Battle IV: the Quest for a Proper Patty

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There are two important things to know about today's Riverwalk Burger Battle.

First, is that this year's winner will be whichever burger induces what Renee Quinn, a consultant for battle organizer Riverwalk Trust, called "Burger Nirvana."

Second, hopefully you already purchased your tickets, because they are now sold out. $40 for general admission will get you 16 burgers and three drinks, anything from Goose Island's pale ale to good ol' Jack Daniels.

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Free Burger at Smashburger If Your Name is Burger

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Are you named Burger or Berger? Free lunch awaits!
If your name has something to do with everyone's favorite meat sandwich stop by any Smashburger today and get a free burger!

So, if your name is Burger, Berger, Weisberger, Hamburgler, or Burger Beast (we're sure our blogger friend would be able to score a free meal), bring photo ID with proof of your name and get your free burger.

In fact, any name with "Burger" or "Berger" in it works just as well for a free lunch.

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Steak 'n Shake Offers Seven Patty Burger as Part of Their Late-Night Menu

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The Steak 'n Shake 7x7 Burger: There's a new gut bomb in town.
If you've ever driven around in your car at two in the morning wondering where you could find a mega gut-bomb, then read on because we've found a doozie of a burger.

Steak 'n Shake has introduced the 7 x 7 Steakburger, and it's exactly what you think it is -- seven meat patties (and seven slices of cheese) all in one bun (because seven buns would be overkill, don't you think?).

This burger contains one full pound of meat and, according to Steak 'n Shake's nutritional statement, 1,330 calories; 98 grams fat, 45 grams saturated fat, and 4,490 milligrams sodium.



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BurgerFi Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Celebrates Birthday With Two Dollar Burgers

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Eat like a celeb for two bucks.
BurgerFi's first restaurant, located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, turns two today with a celebration that's a great deal for hungry people in the neighborhood.

Hop over to the restaurant, which features all-natural, antibiotic and hormone-free beef, and get a single burger or cheeseburger for only $2.

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Event Coverage: The Fourth Annual Burgie Awards (Photos)

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If you haven't noticed, comfort food is kind of "in" right now. And while most people go on and on about their favorite local places to pick up a burger or some other gratifying delicacy, few South Floridians know more about the subject than Miami-based food-blogger Burger Beast.

On Saturday night, the Fourth Annual Burgie Awards made its way way into Broward County for the first time, in Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park.

Here are the winners.

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