Z-Burger Crowns Winner of Annual Burger Eating Contest

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Molly Schuyler, a 34-year-old mother of four from Omaha, Nebraska, consumed 26 quarter-pound hamburgers in 10 minutes, narrowly edging Patrick “Deep Dish” Bertoletti of Chicago to win the $1,500 top prize at the sixth annual Z-Burger Independence Burger Eating Championships which took place Thursday afternoon in Washington, D.C.

Z-Burger Serves Up 15,840 Free Burgers to Furloughed Workers

Z-Burger, the burger chain with six locations across Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, ended its free burger promotion for furloughed government workers on the night of October 3. Since the shutdown, federal workers from across the region showed up in mass at four Washington, D.C. locations, waiting in long lines for free burgers.