In Jan 2014 Twenty Something London set out to uncover London-towns 10
best burgers. Our intrepid team of five tried over 52 burgers from a shortlist of 20
eateries thanks to the help of over 200 reader submissions. The result; TSL
presents London’s Top 10 Burgers 2014 (full list below). And what better way
to celebrate the release than to launch BURGER FEST 2014 – bringing together
five of the burger legends – Honest Burgers, Mother Flipper, Wild Game Co,
Street Kitchen and Burger Craft – for one day only, 15th March 2014, under
one roof at Hackney Downs Studios. Burger anyone?
Following the sold out success of last years’ Riverboat Food Fest prepare
yourselves for a jam-packed day of bun-based business, beer and beats all with
a keen eye on the meat centric concoction of the gods – the burger (obvs).
Hosted with our friends at Hackney Downs Studios and Offbeat running the
bar, we’ll be transforming the space into a massive living room including sofas,
board games, music and all. First release tickets are £30 (second release £35)
and will get you 5 half burgers, a Bacon & Maple Syrup cupcake (or a veggie
option) with a side of Vanilla Cookie Fries for dessert from Cupcakes and
Shhht, plus, if you arrive before 17:30, a free bottle of amazing Brew Dog beer.
Expect live DJs from Stamp The Wax and Young & Lost Club throughout the
day, a well stocked bar and incredible food right through from 15:30 till 23.30 at
this start of spring treat. Oh and we’ve got our friends at Uber sorting out your
travel. Uber will be giving EVERYONE, yep including existing users, 50% off their
cab ride on the night. The code will only work if you are travelling to or from the
Next Saturday (March 15th) in celebration of our London’s Top 10 burgers * we published this month, we’re teaming up with five of London’s top burger gods in a warehouse turned living room at Hackney Downs Studios ready to host the burger meals of all burger meals. Together with Honest Burger, Street Kitchen, Mother Flipper, Wild Game & Co and Burger Craft, not forgetting to mention artisan burger cupcakes (here) from Cupcakes and Shhht we’ll be preparing for a full day of burger appreciation. On top of this, our day/night burger fest will featuring great DJs from taste making music site Stamp The Wax and record label Young & Lost Club, and a well stocked from Offbeat. There’s also free beer from Brewdog for those that arrive before 5:30pm
Read on for more info on what, where, when, and how it all came about!
They will offer a choice of a Bacon and Maple Syrup cupcake (vegetarian
available) with a side of Vanilla Cookie Fries.
The first Monday of the New Year saw a shout out about London’s top 10
burgers, however, we hailed for audience participation and added another 10
after 200+ submissions in 4 days. With a final strong and stomach filling shortlist,
all of which we were gonna have to try. During our TSL Burger Hunt a
staggering 52 burgers were consumed and rated according to five categories –
structure, bun, patty, toppings and ‘wow’ factor (promo clip here) with scores
accumulated and averaged ready for London’s Top 10 Burgers to emerge.
Check out the album of TSL Burger Hunt here.