BURGER

  • Meet Glamburger, the world's most expensive burger that costs a little over Rs. 1 lakh! October 8, 2014

    This is one burger you may not be able to afford even when you've just received your salary. Glamburger, the world's most expensive burger, costs £1,100 pounds. Stuffed with the richest food in the world, the burger patty is made of Kobe Wagyu beef minced with New Zealand venison to...
  • Chef creates a burger that taste like human flesh using first-hand accounts of cannibalism to get the exact flavour September 24, 2014

    Chef James Thomlinson has created a burger that you may not be tempted to taste. Made of veal, pork, chicken liver and marrow, this burger tastes like human flesh and has been created using first-hand accounts of cannibalism. The controversial cannibal burgers will be served at a secret restaurant in...
  • Please welcome 'Kuro', the first burger with completely black buns using squid ink. It tastes tangy. September 20, 2014

    The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (nonblack) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black. The fastfood chain added black cheese and darkened the other ingredients in the...
  • 'Divergent' review: It's surprisingly dull and feels over-familiar April 11, 2014

    Cast: Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet Director: Neil Burger Name this film. Somewhere in the post-apocalyptic future, a select batch of youngsters is put through life-threatening challenges as part of the rigid designs of a controlling society. But one teenage girl dares to defy the system and rebels against the government. You're...
  • Abandoned at a Burger King 27 years ago, woman finally traces her birth mother after popular Facebook campaign March 27, 2014

    A woman abandoned as a newborn 27 years ago in an Allentown, Pennsylvania, fast-food restaurant bathroom has been reunited with her birth mother after a social media blitz, local media reported on Wednesday. Katheryn Deprill, left in the Burger King bathroom only hours after she was born, met her birth mother...
  • Man sues McDonald's for USD 1.5 million after he was given only one napkin with his meal March 1, 2014

    A customer has decided to sue McDonald's for USD 1.5 million after the fast food giant gave him only one napkin with his meal, The Mirror reported. The customer, Webster Lucas, said he was rebuffed by the staff of McDonald's when he visited a McDonald's restaurant in Pacoima, California, on January...
  • McDonalds removes advisory telling its employees to avoid fast food December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Fast food major McDonalds has removed the advisory telling its employees stay away from fast food. Earlier, in an ironic move, McDonalds had told its own employees to avoid eating fast food. In a post on its employee website, the global fast food chain had warned that fast...
  • McDonalds tells its employees to stay away from fast food December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In an ironic move, burger chain McDonalds has told its own employees to stay away from fast food. In a post on their employee website the global fast food chain has warned that fastfood is high in sodium and fat and could lead to obesity. "Fast foods are...
  • Scientists to serve labmade burger from cow cells August 6, 2013

    London: For $332,000, you might expect that burger to come with fries and a shake. But it's no ordinary hamburger that two volunteer tastetesters are tucking into in London on Monday. The meat was grown in a laboratory, from cattle stem cells. Mark Post, whose team at Maastricht University in the Netherlands...
  • Scientists to cook world's first invitro beef burger August 3, 2013

    London: A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made on Monday when scientists cook and serve up the world's first labgrown beef burger. The invitro burger, cultured from cattle stem cells, the first example of what its creator says could provide an answer to global food...
  • Burger King Twitter account hacked February 19, 2013

    New York: Hackers breached the Twitter account of fastfood chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense. Burger King Worldwide Inc suspended its Twitter account about an hour after it learned of the attack, company spokesman Bryson Thornton said in an email. "It has come to...
  • McDonald's to pay Rs 15,000 for delivering wrong burger February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Fast food giant McDonald's has been directed by a consumer forum in New Delhi to pay Rs 15,000 as compensation to one of its customers for delivering a nonveg burger instead of the vegetarian one she had ordered. The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum said, "By...
  • Ireland: 10 mn burgers recalled over horsemeat fears January 16, 2013

    Dublin: An Irish meat processor says it's recalling 10 million burgers from supermarkets across Ireland and Britain because of fears that some could contain horsemeat. Government authorities say Spanish or Dutch ingredients suppliers are suspected of causing the contamination. Prime Minister Enda Kenny says the suspected source of horsemeat found in...
  • Kate Middleton gives cooking lessons to Harry August 27, 2012

    London: Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton shares a close bond with her brotherinlaw Prince Harry and has been giving him cooking lessons in her free time. Kate's husband Prince William is away and busy with his work as an RAF searchandrescue pilot, so she has been using her free time...
  • Foreign funnymen sweep British comedy awards August 27, 2012

    Edinburgh: Performers from the United States, Norway and New Zealand swept Britain's top comedy awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the first time all three prizes have gone to nonBritish comedians. American Phil Burgers from Los Angeles took the top prize, the Foster's Best Comedy Show award, while the Best Newcomer...
  • Mumbai: NRI finds a nail in McDonald's burger August 8, 2012

    Mumbai: If this was the fast food joints idea of introducing some iron into its junk fare, then it at least managed to rivet the attention of Ruchika Pandey, though not in a favourable way. The 41yearold NRI discovered a halfinch nail while chomping on a burger at a McDonalds...
  • Reward for preventing a US default: burger, fries August 4, 2011

    Washington: Aside from the warm fuzzy feeling of having helped prevent a recession, what does a White House staffer get for working long hours to raise the US debt ceiling? Answer: a burger and fries. President Barack Obama took his top lieutenants out for lunch on Wednesday to thank them...
  • McDonald's Happy Meals get apples, fewer fries July 27, 2011

    Los Angeles: McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it will soon tweak its children's Happy Meals, reducing the french fry portion by more than half and automatically adding apples to the popular meals, after coming under pressure from consumer groups to provide healthier fare. McDonald's which consumer groups say should...
  • 'Biggest Loser' competitor sells 1.5 pound burger February 3, 2011

    Afton: An Olympic champion wrestler has been serving a 1.5pound hamburger at his Wyoming restaurant, even while competing to be "The Biggest Loser" on TV. The mighty Rulon Burger at Rulon Gardner's Burger Barn restaurant is so big it's molded in a pizza tin. It comes on a bun with all...
  • Watch: Burger King apologises to Hindus for ad July 10, 2009

    It is Hindus vs fast food chain Burger King in Spain. The company has had to apologise and remove an ad that showed Goddess Lakshmi sitting on a meat sandwich. ...
  • Burger King apologises to Hindus for offensive ad July 9, 2009

    Washington: Global fast food chain Burger King has apologised to Hindus for running an advertisement in Spain that showed an Indian Goddess with a 'forbidden' Whopper burger. The advertisement had a picture of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, about to eat a beef burger. The goddess and the burger were placed...
  • Burger co makes goddess Lakshmi ad, Hindus outraged July 9, 2009

    Washington: A USbased Hindu advocacy group has asked American fast food chain Burger King to immediately remove an advertisement campaign featuring goddess Lakshmi, which it says is "offensive" to the people of the faith. Washingtonbased Hindu American Foundation said Burger King is running a print advertisement in Spain that depicts an...
  • Pics: Obama walks into burger joint, orders the works May 30, 2009

    New York: President Barack Obama likes his burgers! He walked into the Five Guys restaurant and ordered a cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and jalapeno peppers. He snacked on peanuts and chatted with amazed customers while he waited for his order. There are more problems than we thought, he told a...
  • The Bush Burger: A super power recipe gone wrong November 20, 2008

    George Bush inherited all the right ingredients of a great super power, but he messed up the recipe. Here's what's been cooking in the world during the Dubya years. ...
  • Burger for $175, Martini for $10,000: Can You Afford It? November 9, 2008

    Most expensive items in the world, from burger to martini, and expensive music notes to priceless lychee. Have a look. (Image courtesy: Reuters) ...
  • The man who ate 23,000 Big Macs September 11, 2008

    Wellington: A man from USA has claimed that he has eaten 23,000 Big Macs over the past 36 years. That works out to almost two of the iconic McDonald's burgers a day. Don Gorske also said that he kept receipt of each burger in a box as...
  • Inflation seeps in your plate: Pizzas get dearer April 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Inflation is sharply seeping into the common man's plate and after vegetables, now even burgers and pizzas have got more expensive. Your pizza has just got costlier. Fast food chains in the country have hiked prices because the prices of vegetables, cheese and even the pizza dough have...
  • Battle of Burgers: Nirula's set to take on McDonald's April 4, 2008

    New Delhi: India's oldest western fast food giant Nirulas is ready for a price battle with McDonald's. And adding to the price zing, Nirulas will serve up a new menu as well. In an attempt to take on McDonalds might, Nirulas is offering a wide array of comfort food for anything...
  • McDonald's burger sold for Rs 4,00,000 in Chennai April 1, 2008

    Chennai: A vegetable burger, that is ordinarily priced at Rs 42, was sold for a Rs 4,00,000 at McDonald's first Chennai outlet on Tuesday. Kickstarting its first outlet at Ascendas IT Park, McDonald's auctioned its first burger and donated the proceeds to the Banyan, a citybased NGO. The successful bidder was the...
  • Vada pavs to make burgers bite the dust in US January 18, 2008

    Mumbai: Every Mumbaikar can write an ode to the humble vada pav. Now this small snack could soon be making it big in the US as well. A Mumbaibased vada pav chain is in talks with American companies backed by NRIs to launch a similar chain in the US next...