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Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Cost £2.60 Weight 163g Height 6cm Diameter 9.7cm Constituents Crown (looks like wholemeal but isn’t), tomato sauce (lots), processed cheese slice, burger, tomato, shredded iceberg lettuce, heel. Oh Wimpy… you had it all, and now look at you! Desperately mine-sweeping the dregs of the fast food trade, positioning franchises in places where the big players […]


Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Cost £5.38 (£4.69 for burger, chips and drink, 69p extra for cheese) Weight 222g Height 6.8cm Diameter 10cm Constituents Crown (with no sesame seeds), mature cheddar slice, burger, tomato, red onion, romaine lettuce, heel. With well over 70 choices on the Wetherspoons’ menu and each one available until 10pm, you can’t expect silver service. The […]


Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Cost £5.25 Weight 292g Height 6.5cm Diameter 10cm Constituents Crown, cucumber, tomato, lettuce, processed cheese slice, burger, mayo, mustard, heel. Del’aziz is “the first all round Mediterranean Delicatessen & Brasserie in London.” according to the website, that is. It has five branches in London and offers an array of ‘Mediterranean’ food – mezze, feta cheese […]

Burger King

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Cost £1.89 Weight 115g Height 4.5cm Diameter 9.5cm Constituents Crown, 3 slices gherkin, mustard, ketchup, processed cheese slice, burger, heel. I always get the feeling when I visit a Burger King that it’s not quite run as well as it should be, it’s never quite as slick, nor friendly as it’s golden arched competition – […]


Monday, August 24th, 2009

Cost £0.99 Weight 70g Height 3.5cm Diameter 9.5cm Constituents Crown (with no sesame seeds), chopped onions, 1 slice gherkin, mustard, ketchup, processed cheese slice, burger, heel. When Richard and Maurice McDonald opened up their ‘McDonald Brothers Bar Drive-in’ in San Bernardino, California in 1940, they can have had no idea what their name would become. […]


Monday, August 24th, 2009

Cost £6.95Weight 332gHeight 9.5cmDiameter 12.5cm Constituents Crown, relish, red onion, tomato, lettuce, real cheese, burger, mayo, heel. Gourmet Burger Kitchen was started by Kiwi chef Peter Gordon, to try and replicate the burgers from his homeland. I assume New Zealand is proliferated by restaurants serving badly constructed,  expensive burgers, cooked with no real precision. GBK […]

The philosophy.

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

This was born out of a meal that I ate in Las Vegas, where my dining companion chose a dish named ‘Watermelon Ribs’. Being a big fan of ribs and enjoying watermelon, she logically put them both together, in her imagination, and thought it sounded like a smashing idea. It wasn’t. It was an unmitigated, […]