Japan’s Noodle Burgers! Pancake Buns! “Okonomiyaki” Indeed!

Talk About A BIG MAC!

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Yes, I know what you are thinking: where can I get one of these? As always, in Japan! But if you aren’t in the mood for a 50-patty cheeseburger, then try this instead!

Introducing “The Osaka Burger”!

Osaka Burger

Yes, the latest food craze from Japan uses one of their most iconic foods and gives it an American twist!

Here’s what “The Osaka Burger” is: it all starts when they use the famous Osaka specialty, okonomiyaki, for buns, and then they ——–

WAIT WAIT WAIT! WHAT’S A “OKONOMIYAKI”??????

OK, time to take a moment and explain what an “Okonomiyaki” is!

okonomiyaki

“Okonomiyaki” is, for the most part, a japanese pancake! The batter is made of flour, grated nagaimo (a type of yam), water or dashi, eggs and shredded cabbage, and usually contains other ingredients such as green onion, thin pork belly, octopus, squid, shrimp, vegetables, kimchi, mochi or cheese!

world's wildest Osaka Burger

So they cook their “okonomiyaki” and form it into a bun! As for the burger, it’s a chicken patty, plus a fried egg with shiso leaf – and the whole thing topped with a VERY PINK plum sauce, which they call bainiku sauce.

How can anyone top this?


LOTTERIA TO THE RESCUE!

world's wildest burgers okonomiyaki burger

Of course, my favorite Japanese restaurant chain, Lotteria, comes to the rescue again with another of their wacky burger creations!

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Lotteria has launched their own “okonomiyaki” burgers! As always, you have a choice of how you want to experience this unique fast food!

There are two different versions of Lotteria’s okonomiyaki burger that went on sale in Japan on August 19. The “hanjuku tamago” on the left includes a soft-boiled egg, while the “modern style” on the right comes with stir-fried noodles and a fried egg!

okonomiyaki burger

Lotteria burger

That’s right, they sure seem to love their stir-fried noodle burgers at Lotteria!

Lotteria’s Ramen Burger!

And of course, Lotteria is the originator of the ramen burger!

ramen-burger

Read all about this amazing food item by clicking here!

http://johnrieber.com/2013/05/16/wacky-ramen-burgers-crazy-japanese-burger-menu-east-meets-west-with-video/

Lotteria burger

And our friends at RocketNews actually went to Lotteria and tried their new “okonomiyaki” burgers! Here is the entire review at RocketNews24!


http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/08/20/lotteria-craziness-continues-with-the-okonomiyaki-burger/

As always, a great site!

okonomiyaki burger



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