Food and Drink
Posted by Jess Ho
07. Feb, 2011
They’re usually found roving the streets, revealing their locations via tweets; a convention not too dissimilar of the LA fusion taco trucks. The Beatbox Kitchen first appeared at Meredith a year back, and has since made many reappearances. They’re now firmly located at Curtain House’s Rooftop Bar- for the summer, anyways.
As with every food stall which has occupied the Rooftop’s kitchen, they like to keep things relatively simple with a restricted menu. It goes as far as a beef burger (Raph Burger) or a vegetarian burger (Shroom burger), fries and condiments. At $11 a piece, they’re a little steeper than your usual burger, but when you’re faced with a juicy patty of grass fed beef, no-nonsense trimmings such as cos lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese and something they like to dub Stereo Sauce, you understand the beauty of a premium burger.
The burgers are served American-style. You won’t be able to ask for beetroot, pineapple, bacon, eggs or any of that other jazz we here in Australia like to add on, you will receive a soft, toasted bun filled with the burger of your choice, half-wrapped in foil to avoid burger juice from spraying all over you. Fries come at an extra, but are worth it for their home made tomato relish, alone.
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