2-hour Burger of Brixton Burgers. Worth it? Or not?


The search for the best burgers here in the Philippines led me to Brixton Burgers (Address: 83-E Brixton Hill Street, Santol, Galas, Quezon City).


The place was chill – it was a garage-type joint. I got excited because sometimes, low-key joints unexpectedly give you juicy and delicious bugers and value for your money. I was looking forward to discovering another Snack Shack.

So I stepped in, started enjoying the place’s good vibes, and even found their menu interesting. 

Upon ordering, I was told by the cashier that they ran out of burger patties and that I had to wait for about an hour. The moment I agreed to wait, the cashier informed me that the patties have arrived so I ordered the Double Stacked Burger and some Bacon and Cheese Fries.

After 20 minutes, the fries arrived. I ate a little and left more for the main event – MY BURGER! I saw the cook grilling some patties and I was sure one of them was mine. Unfortunately, none of them were and as if that wasn’t disappointing enough, the cook went on a 40-minute break! 

Of course, I ended up eating my cold fries and waited for another hour or so for my burger. My newly-formed mantra, “Yes, I am a patient person whose ultimate goal is to find the best burger in the Philippines”, was on repeat the entire time.

Finally, the wait came to an end. The 2-hour Not-So-Masterpiece Brixton Burger has finally arrived! 

Despite its unappetizing look and presentation, I ate it and while I was at it, I kept reminding myself not to judge the book by its cover…

…and voilà! 

I therefore concluded that I have wasted 2 hours of my life and x hundred pesos. The burger patties tasted like cardboard. And last I remembered, burger buns taste like bread (only better). Theirs taste like flour.

So guys, you’ve been warned. If you want a real-life Halloween nightmare (a.k.a. wasting money and time), Brixton Burgers is the place to be! Plus, it’s so chill, they’ll serve your burger 2 hours after.

Happy Halloween!

“Worth a try” New Burger Joints around Metro Manila


Aside from your usual Burger Joints, here’s a list of new Burger Joints around the metro that is worth trying!

Because of the traffic nowadays, I know the importance of convenience. So I made a list that covers more than one area.

If you live in the north then you better try this out.

1.) Surf Shack (The Yard Xavierville)

I’m pretty sure you’ve tried going to The Yard at least once! I’m not sure with your experience but it gets a bit crowdy there. But if you haven’t then I suggest you come a little after lunch so you don’t have to line up.


Now I’m sure where do you find Surf Shack, well you’re in luck! Because that’s the first joint you’ll see once you get it. It will be on your left.

What to try?


Bacon Shroom Melt
Crispy bacon with Caramelized onions topped with cheese sauce

Price: 170.00

Between the Buns Tip: There’s a stall there that sells good Poutine/Animal Fries to go with your burger.

Still in Quezon City, there’s another rising franchise that can be found in Mindanao Avenue. They also have one in San Juan. But we’ll get their later.

2.) Cheddar Burst Burgers (Visayas Ave. Quezon City)


What to try? Just go for what they claim they are good at!


Cheesy Lucy

Juicy Lucy Patty / bun / cheese sauce

Price: 220.00

Between the Buns Tip: If you’re planning to visit, I suggest you go there between 11AM-4PM. You’ll get Bottomless Fries and Iced Tea when you order a Juicy Lucy.

Next up is a Burger Joint that you can try if you’re in the area of San Juan. Saw this a couple of times before but I finally got to try it!

3.) International Burger Co. (San Juan)

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The concept is cute, I guess by just reading the name of the place you’ll immediately get what it is about. So the concept is, they created country inspred burgers.

They have, Mexican, French, Japanese, Filipino and if you’re trying it for the first time then I suggest you try this.


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Cheddar cheese and crispy onion strings doused with sweet and tangy barbeque sauce

Price: 280.00

And when I say try it. Make haste! They might take it out the menu soon and replace it with Chinese or Russian.

Between the Buns Tip: If you’re going to have dinner here and especially if you have a kid with you. I sugggest you get a Mcdonald’s drive thru before heading here. There’s not a lot on the menu.

If you live around the Pasig area or you happen to be passing that place a lot then here’s a Burger Joint for you.

4.) Burger Pub (The Grove Rockwell Pasig)


What to try? Of course their original!


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Burger Pub’s original sauce with caramelized onion & sharp cheddar cheese

Price: 345.00

Between the Buns Tip: Get the Croquettes and put it Between them buns. Then share this post if something magical happened after that first bite.

Last but not the least. If you’re around Makati or BGC area then you have to try this one out and let me know!

5.) Grind Bistro (BGC Taguig)

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Fancy place for a fancy burger. If you’re going to compare it with Elbert’s this one is a bit affordable. They use USDA beef.

What to try?

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100% USDA beef, brioche from the oven vine ripe tomato, iceberg, sweet onion, Tiny’s secret sauce

Price: 495.00

Between the Buns Tip: Not really a tip but the place is more of a Steak place than a B Joint. So if you love both then I guess you should try it out.

That’s it folks! Would appreciate your comment when you get to try these joints! Let us know what you think! Your two cents re: taste will definitely help people.

Cheers!

Burgers for your Sweet tooth


I’m sure you’re a sweet tooth for clicking the link, so I won’t make the introductions longer and get to it.

If you want to know where to find the burgers that will satisfy your sweet tooth then here are the suggested restaurants and cafes that serves the burger right for you.

5. Bamba – Located in 55 Aguirre Ave, BF Parañaque

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Battle of Cebu Burgers


Summer time here in Philippines is just getting crazy! So if you have plans going out of town for a vacation, make sure that you visit the Queen of the south. If you’re there right now then I have something special, just for you!

I toured the city last December 2015 looking for the best Burger Joints in the Cebu. To be honest looking for best burgers in a city which is known for their Lechon (Suckling Pig) is really hard! Unless we’re looking for some Pulled Pork Sandwiches. But I did not come there for that. I went there to grab the juiciest and delicious burgers that Cebu can offer.

Here are the best ones that I found:

Big Tom’s Charbroiled Burgers – Located in Juana Osemeña St. Cebu City

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US Burger Joints to hit the Philippines, SOON!


I know I have been inactive for quite sometime now, that’s because I had to take care of business and travel to collect some content that I can share with you guys!

But before we even go there, I have some exciting news for everyone. I’m sure some of you already know about this but for those who doesn’t know yet, get ready, because they’re coming here in the Philippines. Continue reading

Where to find the best burgers in Bangkok?


The big question when you’re in a halal country is where to find a good meat to eat. Well, luck for you this blog post will reveal the best burger stops in BKK!

Since you’re already in BKK, let us get you some heat. First stop!

Firehouse Pub and Restaurant  (Located in Sukhumvit Soi 11 (opposite Q Bar) Tel 02 651 3643 www.firehousethailand.com)

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What to get?

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Firehouse Burger

Between The Buns: Two 110g of beef patty topped with Spicy Jalapeño mayo, diced red onions, dill pickle slices, lettuce and Cheddar cheese

Price: Thb 330.00

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Look how creatively spooky these Burger Joints are!


Halloween really became a thing here in the Philippines. When I was a kid, we don’t care about Halloween, we’re just up for it for the horror, ghost stories and Magandang Gabi bayan Halloween special. But now, kids are really going trick or treating and the adults are out with their costumes partying in clubs. So before you do your Trick during Halloween, I suggest you Treat yourself first with these creatively done burgers.

First on the list, The Burger Lab. If you read my old post about The Burger Lab, they are known for creating or inventing your own burger. So they did just, FOR YOU!

MEAT and GREET their Halloween Burgers: GRAVEYARD SMOKE BURGER and MIDNIGHT CARDIAC BURGER

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Hurry!! These burger monsters are only available until October 26-31 only! For more details visit: https://www.facebook.com/TheBurgerLabMNL

Next on the list is the SWEETEST MEAT TREAT that you will ever get this Halloween! Try Foodever 21’s SPOOKY BURGER! Why did I say the sweetest? Check it for yourself! Continue reading

Do’s and Don’t TRY Burgers when in BAGUIO


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Planning on chillin’ in the beautiful City of Baguio? Why not enjoy a burger while you’re at it!

My girlfriend, her family and I went on a trip to Baguio earlier this year. We also went to check out the local burger places. There’s a handful of joints in that city so I’m giving you a list of the DO’s and Don’t TRY restaurants in the place to save you some trouble!

Let’s start with the No-No!

DON’T TRY!

I’ll save you the trouble DON’T TRY the following. I’m sure if you’ve been to Baguio, you’ve seen this place because of its beautiful facade. I mean, who wouldn’t want to experience a bit of American Diner experience here in the Philippines but, NO. If you want good burgers in Baguio. Avoid this one.

1. 50’s DINER

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Their burgers are okay tasting but there’s really nothing special about them. You can taste the authentic Knorr tasting burger. If you want proof, here’s how their burgers look like:

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Their version of PIZZA BURGER. 🙂 Now, let’s play a game. “Spot the Pineapple bits”

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And this my friends, is their version of the CHILI Burger. They really love putting shredded cheese on their burgers. Haha. If you want a good CHILI Burger wait for the DO TRY Burgers below!

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Top 10 Affordably GOOD! Burger Joints in Metro Manila (Updated)


I’ve eaten a lot of burgers and been to a lot of burger places. If you’re looking for a bang for your buck, then you should definitely head here! This list has been updated for you guys so you can enjoy these new Affordably GOOD Burger joints in Metro Manila like I did!

Top 10 on the list! (Updated)

10. Foodever 21

Located 21st Avenue in East Rembo, Makati City
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Name sounds familiar? I guess the owner loves shopping in Forever 21. If you can get good stuff in Forever 21 in an affordable price then you can get the same here in Foodever 21!  Wondering what’s on the menu? Here you go! (They also made a burger specifically for the Pabebe girls)

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But for starters, what I would recommend is you try this burger first, since Foodever 21 is known for creating burgers for the sweet tooth! You’ll be surprised how awesome the burger is if you add a little sweetness to it!

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Choco Loco Burger

Between The Buns: Quarter Pounder Home-made patty with Choco Jam, Home-made Creamy Cheese and Choco Syrup on top

Price: For only Php 75.00!!! 

How to get here? The prepared an FAQ just for you!

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You will NEVER STOP eating CHICKEN BURGERS when you try THESE!


These Chicken Burgers will surely make you beg for more! and this is not just a crappy post/line-up just to create content. These burgers have been tried and tested by yours truly! This post is for all of you Chicken Burger fans out there

Excited? then let’s get on with it and let me introduce you to Metro Manila’s best tasting Chicken Burgers. Where to find them? You know I don’t like to keep you waiting! Continue reading