Burger Fuel!

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One of the burger restaurants in New Zealand is Burger Fuel, a multi-national chain that started on Ponsonby Road in Auckland.  I wouldn’t classify Burger Fuel as being “fine dining”, but it isn’t exactly “fast-food” either.  There’s one about a 3 minute walk from our apartment, so we phoned in an order {so nice to be able to do that!} and Chris picked it up.  We didn’t get fries – I already had some frozen ones here at the apartment – so I can only attest to the burgers themselves.

And, we didn’t actually eat a true “burger”.  Their veggie burgers sounded so good that we both got a different one.  And they were good.

This is my “combustion vege” burger – a sunflower seed, chickpea, cumin, & coriander “pattie” topped with avocado, peanut sauce, salad {lettuce}, relish, and aioli.  I enjoyed it, but I could’ve substituted the peanut sauce for plain old ketchup.  It was ginormous and I could only eat about half.  Chris had to eat the rest, and he agreed with me.

Chris got the “v-twin vege” burger – a mushroom, kumara, chickpea, & basil pattie with melted cheddar, plum sauce, salad, relish, and aioli.

It’s a lot of burger.

He really liked it.  I think we’ll probably eat there again, but not too often.  The burgers are a bit pricey {$9.20 – $14.90 for a burger alone}, and I like eating my own cooking.  Still, it’s fun to try new places!

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5 comments

  1. Elle says:

    so fun to try new places… but I definitely agree with you about eating at home (especially since the PBF is a chef)… we rarely go out to eat, because it’s not often that we find something that we can’t make for much cheaper at home!

    chris’ burger sounds sooo good!

  2. marian says:

    Those sound delcisious. I’m a huge fan of veggie burgers and those both seem yummy (minus the peanut sauce, I think I’d be in the same boat with you there)

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