Tag Archives: Burgers

Tongue n Cheek

Belly connection

Tongue ‘n Cheek’s Heartbreaker is no ordinary burger. The patty is 50% ox heart and 50% dry aged beef – it’s London street food’s flag bearer for nose-to-tail dining. The patty is so thick and juicy that ours soon destroyed the paper bag it was served in. If you’re eating it standing up, it’s a good idea to hold it well away ...

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Bleecker St. Burger

Bacon double

Of all the amazing burgers on offer in London right now, Bleecker’s double cheeseburger is our pick of the bunch. We invariably go double because the aged beef patty is so flavoursome that a single never seems enough. Served medium rare, this is one of the juiciest burgers around and because they don’t go overboard on toppings, you can eat ...

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Tommi’s Burger Joint – A burger-sized itch that didn’t get scratched


Tommi’s has been on our list for what seems like an eternity. They first came to our attention when they popped-up, just around the corner from Bond Street station last year but they came and went before we got around to sampling their burgers. Pigs are patient creatures though and we knew they’d be back. Sure enough, they soon announced ...

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Shake Shack – A surprisingly tasty burger, but why was I surprised?


When we heard the news that Shake Shack was coming to town this summer, we wasted no time in planning our visit. In the end though, it took us a over a month to get around to it. Let me introduce you to the concept of anti-hype. Shake Shack set the bar high from the start. They made it clear ...

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BBQ Whisky Beer – What more could we ask for? (no longer at Wargrave Arms)

BBQ Image

American BBQ is literally taking over our streets. A few years ago there were only a few (mainly mediocre) restaurants serving this type of food but now it’s everywhere – and it’s getting better and better. We’ve been hearing good reports about BBQ Whisky Beer for quite a while now, both from friends and on other blogs. In fact, I’m ...

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Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar – Meaty, very meaty

Hawks logo

Hawksmoor is without doubt our go-to steak place and we’ve been keen to try their bar menu for months. Then a couple of weeks ago, we saw that they serve a short-rib French dip sandwich. We needed no more convincing and made a beeline for the bar at their Spitalfields branch. The restaurant is close to the Brick Lane end ...

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Little Social – 2013: The year of the brasserie?


A friend recently invited us out to celebrate her birthday and asked for a restaurant recommendation. She said she wanted somewhere central and somewhere ‘nice’ (not necessarily in that order). As you can imagine, there were a lot of options! After much consideration, I recommended Jason Atherton’s Little Social. Although bistros and brasseries seem to be becoming ten a penny ...

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MEATmission – My mission for MEATsomewhere


On a wet Friday evening, the Hog and I were in town and I had a sudden hankering for MEATliquor. We walked there only to find a massive queue, so decided to give it a miss. However, my craving didn’t subside, so we booked MEATmission for the next evening. What a great idea… they actually take bookings! We got there ...

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Kerb at The Sundance Film Festival, The O2


The second annual Sundance London Film Festival took place this weekend at the O2. However, more importantly for us piggies was the fact that 18 Kerb traders were there, serving up some of London’s tastiest street eats. We here at Piggy HQ often feel green with envy when we read about the great lunchtime food that Kerb serve up through ...

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Patty & Bun

Ari Gold

The Ari Gold has a reputation for being ‘a three napkin burger’ but it’s not till you open the wrapper that you realise how deliciously filthy it is. If you walk down James Street on an evening, before too long your path will be blocked by a mass of people. Don’t worry, you haven’t stumbled upon the auditions for some ...

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