GOURMET BURGER KITCHEN – BLAZING SOMBRERO 

– Unit B6 Leftbank Spinningfields, Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3ER

Second burger of the weekend fell upon Gourmet Burger Kitchen, a trustworthy food establishment accompanied with my Girlfriend.

The Blazing Sombrero stood out upon the other dozens of burgers, mainly because of the name but more due to the ingredients, and you’ll see why. They were; Smoked Applewood, chorizo relish, tortilla chips, house mayo, rocket, pickled onions, brioche bun. The first and probably only time I’ll recieve tortilla chips on a burger and that’s a sad thought, but when the burger arrived it stood tall and aestheticly beautful! 

  
Truthfully it took me to around the third bite to truly taste and appreciate the flavours, and I’m putting this down to the excess of ingredients but they all still complemented themselves. I have little words for this burger, it was just mind blowingly good. 

  
Every aspect from the cooking to the presentation was above average, something other burger restaurants can’t deliver is tasting the beef above all of the other contents and this is what GBK do every time. I’ll struggle to avoid this burger next time I visit Gourmet Burger Kitchen, I rate this at a 9 out of 10. 

– Figrman 

GOURMET BURGER KITCHEN – BLAZING SOMBRERO 

BYRON BURGER – CLASSIC 

– Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, England

It’s becoming quite a common occurance myself visiting Byron Burger for a hamburger, but who’s complaining? 

On this timid Saturday night in Manchester, I found myself alone in search for an exquisite find and the ‘Classic’ burger seemed to be the test for this evening. The ingredients were; 6oz hamburger, lettuce, tomato, red onion and mayonnaise, now as you can see there isn’t much mass to this burger, so I was hesitant before ordering but I followed my gut feeling. 

  
For a very plain, simplistic burger this was breathtaking, I didn’t know this many flavours could arise from a burger with such little ingredients! Everything was in the correct amount, apart from the mayonnaise. They had poured the mayonnaise on without care, which resulted in dripping and a mess. I had ordered the sweetpotato chips as a side, for a change and they were very nice. Alittle undercooked in the middle but still very flavoursome, all they were missing was some baconnaise sauce. 

  
Altogether a brilliant burger, well worth the £6.75 that it will cost you. Byron Burger has out done themselves again and I give this gem an 8 out of 10.

– Figrman

BYRON BURGER – CLASSIC 

BAR ONE; SHEFFIELD STUDENT UNION – BLACK & GOLD 

– Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire 

Traveling across the country to visit my close friend while he completes his education in the University of Sheffield is quite a rare opportunity but not one I’ll shy away from. 

  
The evening fell upon Sheffield, so this meant it was around the time to ventre through the beautful city to Sheffield’s Student Union bar, Bar One. Hunger and the Buy One Get One Free voucher which was floating freely about the bar was the deciding vote to get a burger. Having 7 different beef burgers to choose from, did make it an interesting decision but I finally went with the ‘Black and Gold’. The contents were, Monterey Jack, aged cheddar sauce, smoked streaky bacon, jalapeños and ranch sauce, sounds good huh?

  
If so, you would be correct. It’s contents were different but they were sensational together. It was filled with sauces, which is something I do enjoy but i would say they did include many jalapeños, alittle too many for my liking but I should expect so really. Overall it was thoroughly enjoyed, the burger was cooked well, the bread was soft and altogether not too overwhelming, a lovely burger. 

Figrman

BAR ONE; SHEFFIELD STUDENT UNION – BLACK & GOLD