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So Who Won the Burger Battle at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival?

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Sam Fox's burger and wine bar, Zinburger, brought out their very best beef with savory Morel mushroom and a super soft toasted potato bun. And the house made Thousand Island really tied the whole thing together. This sucker was definitely a top contender in the battle to be the best.

Glendale's Bueno Burger slapped together their Arizona Burgers, which sounded interesting but fell short compared to the rest of the decadent offerings. The buns were too thick,the burgers were overcooked and dry, and the green chilis were overpowered by too much sour cream.

North Scottsdale's Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers, was making monster Steakhouse Truffle Burgers. They were so big, there was absolutely no way you could get all that meat, cheese, bun, caramelized onions, baby greens, and ripe tomato in your mouth at once -- but somehow I managed to do it (because I'm a professional fat kid). The burger was flavorful but there's such as thing as overdoing it and this guy just had too much stuff going on.

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Shannon Armour
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