Let's Burger It at B.G.R. - Burgers for Adults
Whilst their tagline may sound a bit x-rated, I can assure you it's not, and the place is kid friendly even. The MCO has really made a sloth of me, and this post is long overdue. However, if you ask me, it's perfect timing as people are crawling out of the woodwork and exploring new places with a vengeance.
So, to those familiar with the Bangkung Row of restaurants, BGR is the newest joint to open, above Lucky Bo, bascially a new concept taking over the space that was Bobo KL . BGR is a play on letters, obviously short for BURGER, as STK Restaurants in the States are well, no prizes for guessing, for Steaks.
So what is it that sets apart BGR from the hundreds of othe burger joints that have mushroomed over the years?
For starters, their patties are no run of the mill patties, but in keeping with their pro Spanish choice of ingredients theme, the atties are a compination of wagyu and spanish beef.to give it that excellent balance of fat and beefines, elevating the humble cheeseburger to another dimension of bovine pleasure.
A pleasant suprisie was the purple cabbage coleslaw. Sadly, my definitive coleslaw , not a regular staple, is the KFC one, so I have never really ventured into slaw territory, but I have to say I really enjoyed this rendtion.
The undisputed star of the show is the Rossini burger. Rossini , apart from the artist, apparently refers to a dish of steak and foie gras. Being a peasant, I wouldn't know, but I take Ed Soo's word for it. Okay, the gmey texture of the burger juxtaposed against the creamy foie gras amay not go down well with some, but I loved it, mainly for the flavours.
Look at that glorious cross section. It just screams decadence. Priced at RM69, I guess it's not your usual burger, but it's not meant to be,.
The Wagyu Striploin Steak Burger, which if by definition of burger are patties, then this is a steak sandwich in disguise. This actually would be my second favourite. The beef is done just nicely, medium, I'd say. The roasted peppers are a brilliant addition and adds a real ooomph to the sandwich. It is also priced at RM69.
In passing I will mention the Fish Burger, aka Calico Jack Burger. Put it this way, if I wanted fish, I wouldn't go to a burger joint. But well, understandably not everyone eats beef (so again, why would you go to a burger joint?!), so this is the pescatarian option.
ANd if FISH wasn't bad enough, hahah, there's also a vegetarian option. Okay, I have to reluctantly admit that I liked the texture of this meatless burger. .
The full menu is featured here, and note worthy that the wine prices are exceedingly reasonable.
So do come and Burger-mbira at BGR.
65-1 Jalan Bangkung
Tel : 2092 5002
Opens 12-3pm, 5pm - 12am.