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More than 30 restaurants from Windsor to Bear River in the running as Burger Wars returns for seventh year in Annapolis Valley, N.S.

Saltwire, March 22, 2023

The team at Longfellow Restaurant were excited to receive the People’s Choice Award for Burger Wars 2023. Front row, from left, Hannah Rushton, Teresa Brown, Jessica Jordan, Tim Llorera. Second row, Kayla Casey, Tyreen Kapoor, Samar Nagiar, Will Mercer, Shyanne Murray and Destin Daisley.  
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Longfellow Restaurant in Grand Pré, N.S., wins Burger Wars competition

Saltwire, May 26, 2023

Winegrunt Wine Bar in Windsor, N.S., wins People’s Choice Award during Burger Wars 2022

Saltwire, June 24, 2022


The Burger Wars People’s Choice Award in 2021 was shared by Myrtle & Rosie’s Café in Bear River and the Valley BFF food truck in New Minas. Thomas Carter from the food truck shows off the trophy. - Contributed

BURGER WARS: Restaurants from Digby to Windsor, N.S., competing for bragging rights while supporting Campaign for Kids,

Saltwire March 29, 2022

Myrtle and Rosie’s Café went into Burger Wars 2021 as the reigning champions after the competition held annually in April was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, Myrtle and Rosie’s Café tied Valley’s BFF in New Minas for first with The Grizzly Burger. - Contributed

Annapolis Valley’s Burger Wars 2021 crowns two champions: New food truck, reigning burger champs tie for first, Saltwire, May 6, 2021

Chef John Bartlett, owner of the Capitol Pub in Middleton, and Chef Michelle Friel with the pub’s official entry in the Burger Wars that is in support of Campaign for Kids, a group helping underpriviledged children and youth in Kings County. The Capitol entry, called the Aviator, is a turkey burger with a subtle curry flavor and a cranberry sauce on a bagel bun.

Annapolis Valley Burger Wars heat up, Saltwire, April 19, 2016

Capitol Pub’s kitchen competition means Campaign for Kids Burger Wars just a few weeks away, Kings County News, March 12, 2019

Jill Forse digs into a burger at the Port Pub in Port Williams, Nova Scotia as part of the Annapolis Valley’s Burger Wars, which is held each April as a fundraiser for Campaign for Kids.The delicious quest for the best burger in Atlantic Canada, Kings County News, March 8, 2019

The Captiol Pub in Middleton, including burger guru Michelle Friel owner John Bartlett, has been a big supporter of the Burger Wars for Campaign for Kids initiative since it began five years ago. In 2018, the pub’s burger won the people’s choice for the best burger in the Valley. CONTRIBUTEDBurger Wars kicks off for the fifth year in support of Campaign for Kids, Saltwire, February 11, 2020