The Burger King Whopper is as 'Murican as it gets: grilled beef, American cheese (because everybody gets the cheese), tomato, onion, iceberg lettuce, and dill pickle, a dollop of mayo, a squirt of ketchup, and a sesame seed bun. Sounds like the ingredients of a great sandwich to me, so I decided to recreate it, upgrading the ingredients and the technique every step along the way.
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Which fast food outlets have vanilla milkshakes that actually go beyond "boring, plain, and unexciting?" We picked nine nationwide chains, put our waistlines on the line, and braved the worst case of brain freeze in recorded history to find out. Here are our favorites.
Ever wanted a Spam burger for breakfast? Good news (if you live in Japan): Burger King can set you up for ¥260 (about $2.50 US).
Instead of tomato, two new burgers from Burger King Japan are sporting grilled apple slices.
What if I told you that for $1 you could get a value-sized burger or chicken sandwich and a side order of onion rings with barbecue sauce? Too good to be true, right? Well it is, sort of. Burger King's new Rodeo Chicken Sandwich and Rodeo Burger are exactly that, just all under the same bun. Call it a 'mashup', if that helps. Better yet, call them unexpected jewels in the King's crown.
Burger King gave it fans of its existing Facebook page a choice: be a "true fan" by liking the chain's new Facebook page, or accept a coupon for a free Big Mac and be banned forever.
I couldn't even eat half of the Big King, Burger King's clone of the Big Mac.
Picking which fast food joint to buy your finger-food-fried-chicken-product-based lunch using the quality of available dipping sauces as the criteria is sort of like picking what cell phone to purchase based on its after-market case options, or which woman to marry based on her favorite cereal. There are rare cases in which this makes sense, but those cases are few and far between. Still, we wondered: all other things being equal, which of the three fast food establishments near our office would offer the best dipping experience?
A new black bunned burger is headed to Burger King Japan. This time, it's topped with a hash brown patty, thick, ham-like bacon, and onion-garlic soy sauce.
Burger King's new fries are being promoted as a better-for-you alternative to their standard spuds, and guess what? They're actually pretty tasty.
Hey, Burger King, we need to talk. I tried the new fry burger and now I don't know whether to laugh, cry, or just walk away.
Take a look at some of our favorite drive-thru song videos, from a catchy pop tune at Burger King, to a rap at Wendy's.
Burger King's new Oreo cookie is touted as being "soft, warm, and buttery", but does the reality stand up to the claims? We found out.
Burger King Puerto Rico celebrated its 50th anniversary by treating 50 of its most loyal customers to the Hands-Free Whopper Holder. Because, damn it, you shouldn't have to deny yourself the pleasures of eating a Whopper just because your hands are tied up playing a guitar/giving someone a tattoo/walking a pack of dogs/painting your nails/riding a bike/etc. The Whopper-eating never has to stop! Never!
Burger King recently debuted a new morning sweet to complement their new coffee beverages: lightly glazed donut holes.
For a limited time, Burger King Japan is offering a special burger meant to be eaten while watching anime. It consists of a grilled patty, a sesame seed bun, and...that's it.
Of Burger King's new menu items, four are burgers aimed at very different demographics. All are limited-time offerings. At least two deserve to be.
Today Burger King announced a new limited-time "Burger Fest" menu including a turkey burger, a veggie burger, a Chipotle Whopper, and a Bacon Cheddar Stuffed Burger.
Yesterday, hackers got a hold of Burger King's Twitter account and changed it to look like McDonald's account while flooding it with joke tweets, some with racial epithets and references to drug use.