Beach Burger/ Mr. Frosty's:Topping Contest Finalists

Jeff "jfood" Schlesinger

We would like to thank all of our readers who developed some incredible combinations in CTbites "Create Your Own" Beach Burger Topping Contest. We received thirty different hamburger entries and sixteen milk shake recipes. We met with Anthony Luciani, owner of Beach Burger, and went through each entry; it was an incredibly difficult decision. With so many creative choices and equally creative names such as the “Black and Blue Burger” and the “Want S'Mores”shake, it was challenging to narrow the field, but here are our top five finalists in the Burger Contest and the top three finalists in the Milk Shake Contest:

Hryan – “Beach Bum Burger” - avocado, bacon, arugula, tomato and basil mayo

Alex D’ - “The Ultimate Pizza Burger”- Stuffed with fresh Buffalo mozzarella and pepperoni and topped with Marinara sauce and fresh basil. Served on Focaccia Bread

Lee – “Black and Blue Burger” - Blue Cheese stuffed patty, blackening spice, Sriracha blue cheese dressing, bacon, shredded lettuce, crispy fried onions, and tomato

JCP – “Bluegrass Burger” -  Sweet Vidalia onions, cole slaw, frickles (fried pickles), hickory smoked bacon and a Bourbon BBQ sauce

JCP – “The Charleston Burger” - Fried oysters, caramelized shallots, creamy Boursin cheese. wilted spinach and crumbled bacon


Heather – “Want S'Mores” - Chocolate ice cream, chocolate syrup, marshmallow fluff, chunks milk chocolate bar, graham crackers

Krystle – “Salted Caramel” - Vanilla ice cream, sea salt, Dulce de Leche, caramelized waffle pieces

Blanca Ortiz – “Tropical Paradise” - Pina colada milk shake with coconut ice cream and pineapple chunks blended with whip cream on top 

During the next few weeks we will meet and perform a head to head competition. Who knows; with two Beach Burger locations there may be more than one winner. Stay tuned. 

The Norwalk Beach Burger is located at 10 1st St Norwalk · (203) 956-5767

The Stamford Beach Burger is located at Harbor Point #1, 100 Washington Blvd., Stamford, CT