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If you view a burger’s bun as a needless, meatless waste of calories, a Tokyo restaurant called Shake Tree has your back with their new “Wild Out” burger.

The offering consists of two patties, cheese, fixings, a slice of tomato… and no bun. Despite this, the establishment does ask that patrons consume it like a normal burger, meaning it’s probably not for those who prefer clean eating.

The burger is currently available for 1,450 yen (US$12.34) and can also be modified with extra meat. Meat on meat on meat. [click to continue…]

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Lucky Chip, a restaurant chain in England, came up with a clever way to take down the Demogorgon. They made it into a tasty burger! It features pickled onion, cheddar cheese, and a meat patty stuffed with gorgonzola.

There’s also an Eggo-themed burger that Eleven would love. It features waffles, American cheese, and peanut butter and jelly. The burgers will be available this month at the Lucky Chip locations in Dalston and Camden. Check out both burgers in the pics below. [click to continue…]

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Café 51 in Melbourne, Australia is reportedly offering customers the opportunity to receive a lifetime of free burgers in exchange for another life-long commitment: a burger tattoo.

Specifically, the establishment is offering a free burger daily for those who get inked with a life-size representation of one of their beefy offerings. To date there has been at least one taker, and 3,000 total applicants.

As for the rules, interested parties are limited to one tattoo, and are only offered one burger per day. Interested? You can submit an application here.

(via Mashable)

As a tribute to the late great Gene Wilder, Sydney, Australia-based Bar Luca came up with this Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory-inspired burger, dubbed the Beauregard Burger.

See Also: Artist Immortalizes Gene Wilder With Willy Wonka Candy Portrait

Aside from the trippy milk bun, the burger also comes with tomato soup jelly, fried potatoes, “popping cheese” (apparently the cheese actually pops?), mystery “Wonka sauce”, and blueberry onion jam. It runs for A$16, and you can pick it up at any of Bar Luca’s three locations through this upcoming weekend. Oh, and as a nice treat, a golden ticket will pop up in a customer’s burger every day, entitling them to a fun mystery prize—a tour of an imaginative burger factory perhaps? [click to continue…]

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For years, the fast food industry has used the burger drop effect in their advertising, showing each layer of a burger falling from the sky into calorie-rich perfection. Nowadays, CGI is the norm, but Director Steve Giralt still prefers to do things the old fashioned way. Surprisingly, it takes a lot of tech to do a proper burger drop.

His process involves a machine known as the “Precision Arduino Timing Relay Imaging Controller”, or “P.A.T.R.I.C.”, which performs precisely timed drops, and even produces ketchup and mustard collisions filmed in mouth-watering slow-mo.

Despite the use of such a complex piece of equipment, the shoot still required multiple takes and a fair bit of luck to get everything to fall into place as desired. Check out the behind the scenes video below. [click to continue…]

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Pokémon has never been hotter, juicier and more delicious than it is at the Down N’ Out CBD pop-up in Sydney, Australia.

These adorable Pikachu, Bulbasaur and Charmander Pokéburgers are available in “limited supply” until Sunday, September 3rd for $15 ($11.44 US). Apparently, the flavors and ingredients are inspired by the character, and each burger is served with a “Pokéburg” card that explains what’s inside. I think it’s safe to say that the Charmander burger is going to be spicy. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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We’ve seen plenty of burgers with black buns, but the official Studio Ghibli burger finally went all black. [click to continue…]

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Diehard burger fans are probably familiar with PornBurger: a slightly outrageous burger blog run by D.C. chef Mathew Ramsey. But for the uninitiated, PornBurger showcases sexy burgers that are so rich and tasty, your heart may actually explode.

If you can’t get enough of these crazy burgers, then you’ll be happy to hear that Ramsey has published a PornBurger cookbook. The book features 300 pages of sensual, puntastic recipes like the Bill U Murray Me? and the Spamela Anderson. Awwwww yeahhhhh.

Pornburger Cookbook: ($16.00)

(via Rsvlts)

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Top Image: Food Envy

Among the latest trends in the food world are sushi burgers, which isn’t surprising when you look at the marvelous concoction pictured above. Instagram can’t resist something like that.

The “burgers” use sushi rice as a stand in for a conventional bun with raw fish, fried soft-shell crab, fried chicken or a beef patty in-between. Toppings consist of avocado, spicy mayonnaise, pickled ginger and red cabbage.

Although a sushi burger is on the menu of Japanese fast food chain MOS Burger, several homemade variations have surfaced on the Internet, including the additional examples pictured below.

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McDonald’s Japan is gearing up to supersize the Big Mac with a new “Giga Big Mac” burger that will be taller and wider than a conventional Big Mac and offer four, rather than two, beef patties for “2.8 times more meat”.

It’s described as being perfect for diners looking for “a satisfied sense of accomplishment”.

Yeah, make sure to take a picture that’s suitable for framing.

The chain is upping the ante further by selling “grand size” add-ons such as 1.7 times more fries and drinks that are twice as large as a conventional offering.

The Giga Big Mac and associated add-ons will debut at select McDonald’s locations in Japan beginning today.

(via RN 24)