Tag: burger

Meat & Greet, Nové Město, Prague

Meat & Greet, Nové Město, Prague

Hello! You can find some rather extraordinary burgers at Meat & Greet. This is one of the many occasions I’m thankful for Zomato for pointing me at something the locals love. Thankfully, the wonderful people are active on the platform so there’s plenty of good […]

Volcanic Grill, Dalston, London

Volcanic Grill, Dalston, London

The crowd erupts into applause. We were promised the best bacon cheeseburgers in town and boy, did we get them. Volcanic Grill is a six week old pop-up kitchen residency specialising in a South African-barbecue style of cooking. They’re located in the very hip neighbourhood […]

Shake Shack, Leicester Square, London

Shake Shack, Leicester Square, London

Cheese, cheese, everywhere. That’s the good part. Everything else about Shake Shack UK was disappointing for me. Originally starting out in Madison Square Park in a literal shack, the chain had exploded globally and eventually found it’s way to Leicester Square here in London. I’d always remember that was a fervour from my friends in New Zealand who raved about it in NYC. But whether is a weak import or bad timing, it didn’t do anything for me.

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Snooze, Luxembourg

Snooze, Luxembourg

The experience takes a while so you might actually have a snooze whilst at Snooze. That is in jest, but our time at Snooze in Luxembourg did feel like a long one. We did have the pre-warning that the burgers would take twenty minutes, but […]

Honest Burgers, Soho, London

Honest Burgers, Soho, London

If I’m honest, I’d tell you this is a positively palatable product of a burger! The medium rare patties at Honest Burgers are well beyond medium rate. They’re huge and hunger-busting. I’m also a fan of the chips, which wisely come with all burger orders. […]

SAS Duck and Chicken, Śródmieście Południowe, Warsaw

SAS Duck and Chicken, Śródmieście Południowe, Warsaw

Update: in very sad news, SAS Duck and Chicken has closed. 

This last weekend saw me adventuring to Warsaw, Poland. And its much more of a food capital than I could have ever expected. My last meal there was the confit duck brioche from SAS Duck and Chicken. I was having an early evening bite, so the place was empty when I was in. Food came fast, and the burger itself is loaded.

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The Magic Garden, Battersea, London

The Magic Garden, Battersea, London

My big brother’s currently in town, and we had our second catchup meal in the quaint neighbourhood of Battersea. Our newly engaged friends were along for the ride. Being London, the weather was questionable on this Bank Holiday. The Magic Garden has an eclectic, funky […]

Patty & Bun, Soho, London

Patty & Bun, Soho, London

So I’ve dined at Patty & Bun exactly twice, with one good experience and one, not-so-good. Both were the same menu item, that’s the ‘Hot Chic Chicken Burger’ (£8.50). The deciding factor on success was freshness. The first time with my MealPal I got a freshly […]

Amsterdam BrewHouse, Harbourfront, Toronto

Amsterdam BrewHouse, Harbourfront, Toronto

If you’re looking for a lakeside brewery and restaurant hotspot check out the Amsterdam BrewHouse. It’s a staggering 14,000-square foot restaurant that seats over 500 guests. So it’s not a place that you particularly need to book ahead. But it does indeed get busy. We indulged in a calorie-heavy lunchtime, building up our reserves for a frantic first day in Toronto. We made good measure of the drinks with a tasting flight, and ordered the lemon chicken schnitzel, buffalo cauliflower and brisket cheese burger. The schnitzel was my favourite here, and also the favourite of the many schnitzels I have entertained. It’s an ultra-crisp coating with sour notes and a good serve of vegetables underneath. The burger and cauliflower were also decent, slightly salty and slightly tangy, in that order. Amsterdam BrewHouse is handy spot with good views on a clear day, so a most worthy drinking hub despite a touristy locale.

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