Burger Beast‘s Frita Showdown is a competition to find the Best Frita Cubana in the World – the signature Cuban sandwiches made of ground beef, chorizo and paprika, alsoÂ often called Cuban hamburgers. Five Frita Cubana Restaurants squared off in this unique competition: Cuban Guys,Â El Mago De Las Fritas,Â El Rey De Las Fritas,Luis Galindoâ€™s Latin AmericanÂ &Â Sergioâ€™s.
But that’s not all, as what party is complete without Croquetas from Islas Canarias! There was also ice cream from Azucar Ice Cream Company and desserts from Latin American Bakery & Cafe. Materva and JupiÃ±a were the “official” soft drinks of the Frita Showdown, together withÂ refreshing Hatuey Beer.
TheÂ winner was chosen byÂ esteemed judges panel: Univision’s Ingrid Hoffman, Eating House’s Giorgio Rapicavoli, Bread + Butter Counter’s Alberto Cabrera & CREaM’s Randy Fisher. The competition winner wasÂ El Rey de las FritasÂ -Â Miami’s home for La Original Frita Cubana with four locations in Hialeah, FIU, Bird Rd. and Little Havana.