Feast Awards: Burger Wars—Smoke the Burger Joint

Hickory-smoked Angus beef patty served on a toasted French baguette topped with cucumbers, pickled carrots, housemade smoked jalapeño relish, cilantro and a spicy chili aioli.

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BURGER: The San Jose Bahn Mi Burger

RESTAURANT: Smoke the Burger Joint
CHEF: Patrick Toy
SIDE: Seasoned potato chips
TEMPERATURE: Medium

ABOUT THE BURGER: Hickory-smoked Angus beef patty served on a toasted French baguette topped with cucumbers, pickled carrots, housemade smoked jalapeño relish, cilantro and a spicy chili aioli.

PRICE: $7.19
MENU ITEM: Specially created for Burger Wars
LOCATION: 4934 Portage St. NW, North Canton

JUDGE’S REMARKS: The creativity is high on this one. The meat is good on its own even without the delicious toppings.

ABOUT THE FEAST AWARDS

Every March for the past three years, we have presented to readers the magazine staff’s top picks in our annual Feast Awards. This year, we decided to take things in a different direction and focus on an American classic: the burger.

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Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass