eating indie in indy

BurgerFuel 6320 Guilford Ave.

This is a company store from a chain that started in New Zealand in 1995. Even though it isn’t an Independent we decided to try it simply because it is so unique. Also it is the first one BurgerFuel has opened in the USA. Their other joints are in New Zealand, Australia and the Middle East.

Their menu is small and offers some very unique additions to their free range meat patties.

http://www.burgerfuel.com/us/usa-menu

Some burger places put their sandwiches in a small half sack to help keep them together while you eat. BurgerFuel uses small cardboard containers.

They actually come in handy;especially when you have a potentially messy burger with lots of stuff. They even work upside down.

In addition to the common cold set they add a house made tomato relish to each sandwich. The most unusual addition they offer is the raw grated beet and chia. That is what prompted me to order the Bio fuel sandwich with bacon added.

100% pure grass-fed beef, organic egg, raw grated beetroot & chia, salad, tomato relish & aioli 7.40

This is one heck of a sandwich. The meat offers a great flavor, though a bit dry. This is more an observation than a criticism. The slight nuttiness of the Egmont Cheddar married well with the meat and the “salad” added a nice crunch. The beet was the big gun though. It did add a sweetness to the sandwich but the poor tomato relish was lost and the egg may have stood up to it better had it been more “runny”. The bacon was very good with just the right amount of saltiness. As for the bun I can’t agree more with Pat. More and more joints are going the Brioche route. It is a good bun but this rustic little multi grain roll is the winner; in my book.

I will be back. Next time it will be the double. I also am intrigued by their vegetarian sandwich and the Motobites. I may be a carnivore but I am always on the look out for different tastes. Also a well made sandwich is a treat even if it has no meat.
BurgerFuel Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

6 responses

  1. Groovy. I like a sesame seed bun. But Imma want salt — fries or nah? I’da ordered what you ordered, I think. That sounds wonderful!

    June 8, 2017 at 11:46 pm

    • No fries. Motobites. I have never seen anything like that before. Gotta try them at least once. I am also intriqued with their veggie sammichs.

      June 9, 2017 at 5:39 am

      • I gotta check this place out!

        June 9, 2017 at 8:11 am

      • Let me know when you go. I could meet you there.

        June 9, 2017 at 4:10 pm

  2. No salt shakers? That seems standard at all restaurants. Those sesame seeds sure looked tasty to me!

    June 13, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    • I really liked their buns. They took very well to toasting.

      June 13, 2017 at 7:25 pm

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