Burgers

Sydney’s The Burger Collective are slinging freebies for National Cheeseburger Day

September 16, 2020

Since 2016, Sydney-based smartphone app The Burger Collective has collated and showcased the best burger joints in the city. And that’s no easy feat, given that Sydney has what is arguably one of the absolute greatest collection of burger restaurants in the world. Burger Head, BL Burgers, Happy Ending, Mister Gee, Superior Burger – need […]

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Sydney’s Burger Head is doing up a hot cheetoh fried chicken burger

July 29, 2020

“This one looks like it’d fit right into the movie Pineapple Express”, write Sydney’s feverishly popular Burger Head on Facebook, referring to the restaurant’s weekly special. As with several of the city’s most popular burger spots, Penrith-born Burger Head does up a unique and inventive burger each week which is almost always lapped up in […]

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US burger chain Five Guys to open stores across Australia and New Zealand

July 28, 2020

Seagrass Boutique Hospitality Group has officially confirmed an exclusive master franchise agreement with Five Guys. This will involve the iconic US burger chain opening stores across Australia and New Zealand, starting with multiple venues in Sydney CBD. “Our commitment is to open approx. 20 stores nationwide in the right locations and with the right staff,” […]

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Interview: Talking burgers, consistency, and COVID-19 with Easey’s co-owner Jimmy Hurlston

June 8, 2020

It’s been five years since the man who literally wrote the book on burgers opened up an the ambitious Easey’s in the eternally hip Melbourne suburb of Collingwood. The multi-storey building, topped by sightly repurposed train carriages, has since become the preeminent spot for no-fuss burgers in the city and has remained so until this […]

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BunBar: the new Manly joint challenging how we think about burgers

February 6, 2020

A new burger bar concept has emerged in Manly, rethinking the very idea of what a burger could be, by focusing on the bun. It’s no surprise that more and more burger lovers are swapping traditional carb-heavy buns for healthier alternatives, such as the ubiquitous naked lettuce wraps. BunBar seems to thrive on this evolution, […]

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Mary’s will open their first permanent Melbourne restaurant next week

January 12, 2020

They say good things come to those who wait, and Melbourne is officially done waiting, as the highly anticipated opening of Sydney-born brand Mary’s is finally around the corner. After ubiquitous success in Sydney – from the Newtown original to the more upmarket Mary’s Underground – the crew behind Mary’s are done teasing Melbourne with […]

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Betty’s Burgers is giving away 1,000 free burgers in North Sydney this week

October 8, 2019

Queensland born burger chain Betty’s Burgers & Concrete Co are opening up a new location on Mount Street, North Sydney next week, and to celebrate they’ve committed to give away 1,000 free burgers. As the fresh new venue transforms into “the ultimate beach party oasis” with DJs and a general party vibe, the kitchen plan […]

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Carl’s Jr opens first Melbourne stores as part of ambitious expansion

October 24, 2018

It has been two years since U.S fast-food giant Carl’s Jr opened their first ever Australian store in Bateau Bay on New South Wales’s Central Coast. It was a success, as was the steady roll out of stores that followed as part of a very ambitious expansion set to see around 300 stores open across […]

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Not a Drill: Royal Stacks is giving away free burgers in Sydney this Saturday

October 22, 2018

Chatswood burger joint Royal Stacks is celebrating a whole two years since it’s first shop in Sydney, moving up from Melbourne to great acclaim with a total of 130,00 burgers and 3000 liters of frozen custards sold to date. On Saturday 27th October, those celebration will hit their peak with a huge party, featuring a […]

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Menulog is delivering burgapalooza exclusives to Sydney homes this week

September 25, 2018

The rip-roaring success of Burgapalooza, the returning burger festival which wrapped up it’s two-day gourmet outing in Parramatta this past weekend, ain’t over. Festival sponsors Menulog have rounded up the best event-exclusives from the weekend and is offering them up as limited edition delivery-only items, available to Sydney burger fiends from now up until Sunday […]

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Huxtaburger is making its Sydney debut with $1 burgers this week

September 13, 2018

I guess you can call Huxtaburger a pioneering business. The Melbourne-born burger joint first popped onto the scene in 2011, long before the burger boom that has since seen – in particular – Sydney and Melbourne become two of the best cities in the world for burger lovers. Though unlike some others, Huxtaburger’s popularity has […]

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South-African burger bar RocoMamas makes Australian debut in Melbourne

June 28, 2018

The internationally recognised burger brand, RocoMamas has recently chosen Melbourne’s endless dining precinct, Chapel Street, to open its first flagship Australian joint. If you’re planning a visit, expect to get your hands, mouth and face dirty, as the idea behind this menu is to put down the knives and forks and attack their iconic ‘smashed […]

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Review: Have California Burgers perfected the Australian In-N-Out Burger? (Melbourne)

September 27, 2017

Ever since burger makers cottoned on to the quality and popularity of the iconic In-N-Out Burger in the US, they’ve been trying to replicate it. And this trend isn’t restricted to Australia – many on the East Coast of the US will know Shake Shack, whose own take on the In-N-Out style burger has made […]

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KFC has just added a zinger mozzarella burger to their Australian menu

August 8, 2017

Fast-food giant KFC, like most fast-food stalwarts, regularly uses Australia as a testing ground for new menu items. The latest: a brand spanking new Zinger Mozzarella burger, taking one of KFC’s most popular orders and slapping it with the most decadent of Italian cheeses. While it’s not a substantial change for what a zinger, it […]

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Queensland favourite Betty’s Burgers opens up in Darling Harbour (Sydney)

June 21, 2017

After dominating the burger scene up north, and recently expanding to Melbourne, Queensland-originated burger shack Betty’s Burgers has arrived in Sydney, opening up their first shop underneath Darling Harbour’s slick ICC. Bringing their award-winning burgers and indulgent desserts to one of Sydney’s busiest areas, Betty’s Burgers should undoubtedly recreate the same success that has seen […]

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Burger Watch: BL Burgers channel Vivid Sydney for “Got a Light?”

June 5, 2017

Welcome to Burger Watch, where we acknowledge the constant creativity bursting from all sides of the epic burger wave that regularly sweeps Australia. The highest-of-high demand is reserved for this timeless food staple and just about every interpretation of it, whether it to be an over-the-top glutton-fest or a focus on simple burgers done well. […]

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Neil Perry brings his Burger Project to Parramatta (Sydney)

March 10, 2017

From today, March 10th, Neil Perry has opened the doors on his ninth Burger Project location, and first in Western Sydney. Their house-made burgers are housed on the ground floor of V by Crown Groups 29-storey retail and residential building on Marsden Street, customers can experience the likes of 14 hand-crafted burgers that showcase 36-month, […]

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Betty’s Burgers & Concrete Co has officially opened in Melbourne CBD

February 14, 2017

Taking over our Instagram feeds for a while now has been the burger craze, each one looking as monstrous and delicious as ever. Now reaching the peak of popularity, burger joints have been popping up left, right and centre, especially when it comes to the streets of Melbourne. Adding to the already overcrowded burger scene […]

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Three fine dining chefs team up to open Burger Head in Penrith (Sydney)

January 22, 2017

Take chefs who’ve earned their individual chops at the likes of Momofuku Seiobo, Quay and Master and put them all in the kitchen together. You’d expect greatness right? Right. By all accounts that’s what you’ll find at their collective Penrith venture, Burger Head. Yep, you may have guessed from the name that this is yet […]

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Review: Gojima’s crispy rice burgers taste like another win for Chase Kojima (Sydney)

January 11, 2017

Just when you thought Sydney’s overcrowded burger scene couldn’t get any bigger, renowned Japanese chef Chase Kojima, who is responsible to the Sydney’s highly regarded Sokyo and Gold Coast’s equally superb Kojima, has officially thrown his reliable hat in the ring and purposely hit left of centre. Kojima has gone for bun-less burgers, but you’d […]

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Review: Bangbang Cafe (Surry Hills) remains on the front line in Sydney’s ferocious burger wars

December 15, 2016

Concealed on Reservoir Street in Surry Hills, Bangbang Café remains a refuge for fresh salads, take-away coffee and gluttonous burgers, a menu which in the past year or so has placed the modest business in prime position on the front line of Sydney’s ongoing burger war. It oozes casual cool from its open, sun-lit shop […]

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Review: Juicy Lucy Diner – Surry Hills (Sydney)

December 4, 2016

When the team from Sugarcane opened their fiery red and orange homage to vintage tuck shops, Juicy Lucy, success seemed slow but steady. Word of mouth helped get the thing off the ground, seeing as it was on one of the more neglected strips of Surry Hills, but once it took off Juicy Lucy became […]

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Royal Stacks are launching a “create your own burger” smartphone game

November 27, 2016

Having expanded to Sydney earlier this year, Melbourne born cult burger joint Royal Stacks are capping off a very successful year by launching their very own smartphone game, by which users will be able to create their own burgers and earn points to pick up freebies in store. The game is simply named “Royal Stacks” […]

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Down N’ Out: Hashtag Burgers bring their In-N-Out style burger pop up to Penrith (Sydney)

October 23, 2016

After causing global headlines with their Pokeburgers, the insanely popular Down N’ Out pop up in the city has officially extended to Sydney’s west, opening up on Penrith’s main strip of High Street. The team behind the pop-up, Hashtag Burgers, have been serving up In-N-Out inspired burgers to massive queues for a few months now, […]

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Review: Brooklyn Depot – Surry Hills (Sydney)

August 22, 2016

An expansive menu full of burgers, wings, hot dogs, ribs, and indulgent desserts – why it can only be yet another American diner. Working in their favour, Brooklyn Depot Burgers & Brew have already proven a hit up the coast, the second best-known-for-burgers brand to be born in QLD only to expand down to Sydney […]

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Hashtag Burgers have created the ultimate Pokeburgers for their Sydney pop up

August 22, 2016

You won’t have to stuff these ones with razzberries or candy if you want to catch ’em all. The stalwart burger lords over at Hashtag Burgers are bringing something special to their infamous Down ‘N’ Out burger pop-up in Sydney CBD. Now looking beyond their popular homage to In-N-Out, the team have created a limited […]

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First Look: Burgers by Josh at Hotel William – Darlinghurst (Sydney)

June 7, 2016

From North Sydney to Annandale and now to Darlinghurst, Josh Arthurs (the head of nomadic business Burgers by Josh) knows exactly how to whip burger enthusiasts into a frenzy. The queues his burgers attract are as legendary as the burgers themselves, and that’s not looking to change anytime soon with his most central kitchen takeover […]

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What’s on for International Burger Day in Sydney

May 25, 2016

With Sydney’s burger scene stronger than ever, it comes to no surprise that many of the city’s best will be laying their cards on the table this Saturday as the world once again turns America’s National Hamburger Day (28th May) into just, plain ol’ general International Burger Day. No complaints over here; our love of […]

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Burgers by Josh reveals the next location of his next pop-up and potential 3am closing time (Sydney)

May 11, 2016

Sydney’s burger guru, Burgers by Josh is here to announce his new venue and talks to us about his future! Following an epic residency at Sydney’s institution, The Annandale Hotel, that saw massive lines out the door every night and stunning specials, Josh talks to us about what is in store next for him. Josh […]

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Sydney’s legendary Pub Life Kitchen opens second venue in Rozelle

April 26, 2016

If you know your food in Sydney then you know that Pub Life Kitchen is pretty much the pinnacle of both pub food and this burger craze that has been sweeping the city for the past few years. Owner and Chef Jovan Curic has made a name for himself with some of the most loved […]

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