BGR The Burger Joint

BGR Hosts First Ever Burger Eating Competition

BGR The Burger Joint will host its first ever burger eating competition at this year’s Taste of DC on Sunday, October 13 at 2 p.m. Three teams of four brave people will face off against each other on the culinary stage as they try to down BGR’s massive masterpiece, featuring a 9-pound burger patty made from a blend of prime, dry-aged beef cooked over an open flame and piled high with cheese, two heads of lettuce, eight tomatoes, three red onions, four whole pickles, and BGR’s mojo sauce.

BGR Celebrates Fall with All-American Favorites

Stop by one of BGR's locations this September to celebrate everything American, including apple pie and football. BGR is now offering a custom All-American Burger creation through September 30. This decadent burger starts with BGR’s patty of prime, dry-aged beef and is topped with sharp cheddar cheese, smoked Applewood bacon, and a beer-battered onion ring, all smothered in barbeque sauce.


BGR Welcomes Football Season with Colossal Burger

BGR The Burger Joint is giving Redskin fans the ultimate opening day feast: a 9-pound burger. In honor of the season opener on September 9, when the Redskins battle the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football, BGR will provide the main course to a lucky winner and 15 to 20 of their friends.

BGR Brings Hawaii to D.C. with August Specials

BGR is keeping summer alive with its specialty Hawaiian Burger and Pineapple Milkshake available only through the month of August. The Hawaiian burger features BGR’s prime, dry-aged Burger with ham, grilled pineapple, and teriyaki sauce on top. The Pineapple Milkshake is a take on the traditional milkshake with puréed pineapple and vanilla ice cream.


Is BGR The Burger Joint World Food Championship–Worthy?

BGR The Burger Joint has been selected as a wild card entry to compete in the World Burger Championship at the World Food Championships (WFC) in Las Vegas on Friday, November 2, 2012.

The WFC, hosted by Travel Channel personality Adam Richman, is the highest-stakes food competition in the world.

Taking place at Bally’s, Paris, and Caesar’s Palace on November 1–4, the culinary showdown will feature the best of the best squaring off for $300,000 in prize money and the title of World Food Champion. 

BGR The Burger Joint Fans Vote on Presidential Burger

BGR The Burger Joint is rolling out its Presidential Burger contest again to find out which Presidential burger is America’s choice.

After a successful run four years ago with burgers inspired by President Barack Obama and Arizona Sen. John McCain, BGR founder Mark Bucher has announced plans for the contest’s return.

BGR The Burger Joint Celebrates Olympic Swimmers

In honor of the recent gold dedals won by both Katie Ledecky of Bethesda, Maryland, and Matt McLean of Sterling, Virginia, BGR The Burger Joint owner Mark Bucher has decided to rename his Gold Standard at his restaurant in each of their hometowns. 

Starting Monday, August 13, and running through the end of this month, BGR The Burger Joint in Bethesda (4827 Fairmont Ave.) will serve up the “Katie Gold Standard,” while BGR The Burger Joint in Sterling (46230 Cranston St.) will offer the “Matt Gold Standard.”

Does Asparagus Stand a Chance Against Fries?

Mark Bucher, founder of BGR The Burger Joint, is fighting for asparagus’ permanent existence at BGR’s 19 locations.

Starting May 15, he has one month to successfully leverage in-store marketing and a Twitter campaign (#savetheasparagus) to keep asparagus on the menu, or come June 16, it will be a casualty of the french fry wars.

To boost his campaign, Bucher vowed to do something unheard of: remove french fries completely from kids’ meals and replace them with asparagus spears.