Food & Drink

Get Excited: Banh Mi Burgers Now Exist In Melbourne

By James Shackell
24th Oct 2017


It’s the fusion we deserve, but also the one we need right now. Yep, Hanoi Hannah and the legends at Huxtaburger have joined forces to fight crime invent an honest-to-god banh mi burger.

Let’s break this bad boy down. You’ve got Huxtaburger’s signature buns wrapped around a lemongrass, ginger and chilli pork patty. On top of THAT you’ve got pickled carrot, nouc mam (a Viet fish sauce dressing), tossed green papaya, coriander and Vietnamese mint. Basically all your regular banh mi mates. Whack on some pate, spicy mayo and crispy shallots and you’ve got the makings of a serious burger. All that’s missing is the bakery-style margarine.

“We’ve taken the punchy, Vietnamese street flavours that people know and love from Hanoi Hannah and smashed them in a burger to bring Melbournians a deliciously juicy banh-mi hybrid,” says Huxtaburger co-owner and chef Daniel Wilson.

You can get your mitts on this thing as of tomorrow, 25 October, for a limited time only. Dine in at Huxtaburger or Hanoi Hannah, or stay in your PJs and grab it via Deliveroo or UberEATS. Eat with a Vietnamese coffee and Good Morning Vietnam on the telly. Happy days.

The Details

Where: Hanoi Hannah & Huxtaburger
When: From 25 October, for a limited time only
For more info, click here

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Image credit: Hanoi Hannah & Huxtaburger 

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