Summertime is catching fire at Player 1 video game bar with the second annual Summer of Burgers. This year, Player 1 presents the Hungry Games. Video game enthusiast turned high caliber culinary wizard, Chef Mark, has reaped together ingredients inspired by some of our favorite games to create burgers worthy of the Capitol. The tributes have been chosen representing ten districts. Only five will survive to be served throughout the summer.
District 1: New Super Mario Bros .
The Goomba Burger probably won’t make you any taller, but definitely has star power topped with Mushrooms, Buffalo Mozzarella, and Pesto.
District 2: Assassin’s Creed 3 Liberation
The Bayou Revolution Burger is one for the history books with Peppered Bacon, Blackening Seasoning, and Bleu Cheese.
District 3: Diablo III
Your Paladin can’t save you from the Fuego del Diablo Burger, a fiery boss topped with Grilled Jalapenos, Sriracha Mayo, and Pepper Jack Cheese.
District 4: Jade Empire
The Master Li Burger (Chef’s pick!) is fit for an emperor, a tantalizing combination of Pickled Ginger, Wasabi Aioli, and Grilled Pineapple.
District 5: Wolfenstein: The New Order
Resistance is futile with the Mein Fuhrer Burger, smothered in Dusseldorf Aioli, Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, and Swiss Cheese.
District 6: Knights of the Old Republic
The Nerf Herder Double Burger packs a galaxy of flavor, topped with Gouda, Onion Jam, Hardwood Smoked Bacon, and Peppercorn Mayo.
District 7: Pokemon Red, Green, Yellow
Catch all the flavors of Oak’s Starter Burger! Sharp Chedder, Lettuce, Tomato, and Crispy Fried Onion. You choose Charmander Ember, Bulbasuar Solar Beam, or Pikachu Thunder Shock.
District 8: GTA San Andreas
Get into a Southwest state of mind with the Hot Coffee Burger, oozing with Taco Sauce, Refried Beans, Monterey Jack Cheese, and Tortilla Strips.
District 9: Street Fighter IV
The Hadouken Burger is sure to be a K.O. with its Honey Chipotle Glaze, American Cheese, Caramelized Red Onion, and BBQ Pulled Pork.
District 10: Ryse Son of Rome
The Centurion Burger is legions beyond the average Italian with Marinara, Roasted Red Pepper, Parmesan, and Pepperoncini.
Ladies and gentlemen, these are your tributes for the 2014 Hungry Games!
After nearly 200 votes, five tributes have been chosen. The first winner is the tribute from District 9, the Hadouken Burger! Stop in Player 1 on July 1 to try it out! The winning burgers will be served on Tuesday nights throughout July and the first week of August. Burgers will be served with a mystery side, $10 for members, $12 for non-members. There will be beer specials each night as well. With over 30 classic arcade games, classic and modern gaming consoles, motion gaming dance floor and more, Player 1 is open Mon-Fri from 5pm until 2am and Sat-Sun from 4pm to 2am. Check back here and follow Player 1 on Facebook as the other four tributes are revealed. May the odds be ever in your flavor!