Londoners prepare yourself - hitting Shaftesbury Avenue this month is what promises to be the perfect fusion between two of the city's current food obsessions - burger and bao. Pho & Bun is the brainchild of Holborn restaurant Viet Eat's owner Andy Le. The new Vietnamese spot will focus on Pho and their steamed milky bun burger.
And while the rest of the dishes all sound lovely - rare sirloin beef pho, summer roll with tiger
Updated 13/10/15 with pics.
Well it seems that there well and truly is a god. It's not a secret that Hot Dinners is based in Islington, so when news popped into our inbox that MEATliquor was planning on opening their fourth restaurant here, well to say we were pleased isn't the half of it.
They're going to open where in the site where Pipsdish once was - an
Haven't managed to make it into Barrafina yet? You can get a taste of it at all the MEATliquors, MEATmarket and MEATmission with the Barrafina Burger.
The burger mixes unpasteurised Ermesenda cheese [imported from Catalonia], deep-fried panko coated rice morcilla with blended Mojo picon sauce, all topped with Russian dressing and house pickles - and the MEATliquor beef patty.
It's by MEATliquor's Yianni Papoutsis and
Two of our favourite burger puyveyors are joining up to build the ultimate burger in honour of World Peace Day.
Inspired by McDonalds and Burger King's inability to make friends and join forces for a special burger - Bleecker St Burger and Lucky Chip are joining forces at Lucky Chip's Islington residency at the Old Queen's Head in Islington for the World Peace Burger. Ben Denner of Lucky Chip and Zan Kaufman at Bleecker are putting together a burger
Now this is interesting - Shake Shack have brought in Michelin-starred chef Sat Bains for a burger collaboration. It's the first since they teamed up with Massimo Bottura this time last year, so we'd say this looks like becoming an annual tradition.
The limited edition burger collaboration will be served up at the Covent Garden Shack for one day only - Friday, 9th October.
As for what's in the burger - The Major Oak (£7.25) takes its name from
What's this? You really want to know? Oh, it's just the Taking the Swiss - one of the specials going on the menu at Patty&Bun's takeover at Peckham Springs bar/gallery space this weekend and next. They'll also be serving up the classics, but this little baby consists of an aged beef patty, Gruyere cheese, fried hot dog onions, homemade burger sauce and lettuce.Patty&Bun pops up at
Yes, my patty loving friends - today is your day - National Burger Day. Over at their official website find details of the hundreds of places all over the UK offering a 20% discount today. And below - we've brought together a host of recent stories involving London burgers for your delectation.
Sod the diet
Red's True BBQ opened in Shoreditch in July bringing with it the Donut Burger which has two patties, cheese, bacon and crispy onions
Yes, it's another burger joint. But Burgers@N8, coming soon to Crouch End, is a burger joint with a conscience. It won't just be selling hand-crafted beef patties in artisan buns, but will also support local youth projects and charities, as well as providing a hub for families and the community.
The pair behind the venture, Ali Mehmet and Bob Stamega have recruited young local chef Maximilian Aynsley-Rigden to
Patty and Bun is well worth the trip at the best of times, but if the queues at James Street aren't your cup of tea, we think you should head east for their latest, The Arch in London Fields.
Where is it?
Right round the corner from London Fields station - and a few arches down from the E5 Bakehouse. And it's pretty big inside (although we set ourselves up on one of the few tables outside), as you
After donut burgers it was, we suspect, the next logical step. This is the scotch egg burger - being launched by Yeah Burger, who have a couple of residencies set up across town. It is, yes, a burger
The latest burger bar to come to town is heading into the warren of Barbican as Bonfire opens there next week. So if you're heading to a concert and have a burger craving, it could be worth checking out on the second floor of the Barbican Centre.
It'll mainly specialise in burgers which include the Bonfire (6oz burger, lettuce, red onion, tomato & mayo - £7.45), The Kenyon (6oz
It's nearly time for National Burger day again, and that means that there will be another of their big burger parties too - this time taking place in Dalston Yard.
Backed by Mr Hyde, this sees some of the best of London's burger scene all gathered together for one night. So that includes Honest Burgers, Burger Bear, Dip & Flip, Lucky Chip, Le Bun, Bleecker St., Smokestak, Breddos and Slider Bar. Plus they have a guest from Philedelphia, PYT Burger
Two powerhouses have combined to create a new limited edition burger at MEATliquor - The Begging Bowl burger. Jane Atly from Peckham's Thai restaurant The Begging Bowl has teamed up with MEATliquor's Yianni Papoutsis for this behemoth.
It's loads of grilled chicken marinated in traditional Thai style sauce infused with sweet pickled cucumbers, coriander leaves, fresh red chilies, topped with sriracha sauce
Carnaby's going through a bit of a revamp at the moment - which means new restaurants are on the way. We've already heard about Dishoom and Shotgun - and now they're being joined by Dirty Bones.
Dirty Bones has been
Sobrasada fried egg, crispy broccoli, roast garlic mayo.
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