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5 Gourmet Burgers You Have To Try


We're rounding up our top 5 favourite gourmet burgers to indulge in in Joburg this winter. DUKES BURGERS Top Pick: The Big Bird Burger Why: It's made up of an ostrich patty served with red wine and chocolate sauce topped with deep-fried rosemary and butternut. Enough said. The Info You Need: 14 Gleneagles Road, Greenside, Joburg, 011-486-0824facebook.com/dukesburgers SALVATION CAFE Top Pick: The Salvation Gourmet Beef Burger Why: It's a grass-fed beef burger with caramelised onion, bacon, jong belegen cheese, guacamole, potato wedges and a homemade sweet tomato relish. The Info You Need: 44 Stanley Avenue, Milpark, Joburg, 011-482-7795salvationcafe.co.za THE WOLFPACK Top Pick: The Teriyaki Pork Burger Why: A soy-basted pork patty served with a Japanese mayo and topped with a fresh asian salad is deliciously different and worth a try. The Info You Need: 21 4th Ave, Parkhurst, Joburg, 011-447-7705facebook.com/thewolfpackparkhurst GINGER AND FIG Top Pick: The Mushroom Burger

Why: Made with 170g free-range, dry-aged and hand-cut rib eye, mushroom ketchup, pickled red onion marmalade, grilled oyster mushrooms, miso sauce and cheddar, you can't ask for more from a burger. The Info You Need: No 5, Brooklyn Centre, 751 Jan Shoba street (corner Lynnwood and old Duncan), Brooklyn, Pretoria, 012-362- 5926gingerandfig.co.za DK GOURMET BURGER AND CRAFT BEER BAR Top Pick: Salmon Why: As the name suggests, it's a salmon burger made with a Norwegian salmon patty, ginger, garlic and chilli, on a toasted sesame bun with wasabi mayo. Perfect for seafood lovers. The Info You Need: 012-771-3444dkburger.co.za Text Lizette Watts  Katharyn Williams-Jaftha