There is little doubt the ‘hamburger’ is the most commonly ordered item on the menu all over the world. From McDonald’s famous Big Mac, the local take-away shop and the $5000 Fleur de Lys in Las Vegas, the traditional bun and meat combo is forever getting a facelift and wowing its devoted burger fiends! To celebrate burgers, buns and balls all over the world, take a mouth-watering journey around the world with us and experience some of best buns and balls getting around.
- Fergburger – Queenstown
The burger of burgers in New Zealand, Fergburger is a favourite amongst local and international visitors. Open 21 hours a day, this one will satisfy your midnight craving. Just prepare yourself for the lines.
- The BBQ Burger - Guys Meat Market, Houston
Every day, 200 burgers are thrown into a BBQ smoker for about an hour. At 11am, they start selling the burgers to the line of hungry customers and come noon, they’re all gone. You’ll have to be super quick to get your hands on these delicious buns!
- Pork Buns - Hutong Cuisine, Beijing
Voted the “best pork buns in Beijing”, if you’re looking to gain some cooking skills while travelling, Hutong Cuising provides a hands on class, teaching you everything you need to know about how to make your favourite Chinese classics and the pork bun is a crowd pleaser. The best part is you get to keep the recipe!
- FleurBurger - Fleur de Lys, Las Vegas
At $5,000, the FleurBurger stands the 2nd most expensive burger in the world, consisting of Wagyu beef & foie gras burger patty topped with truffle sauce and shaved black truffles served on a brioche truffle bun, served with a bottle of Bordeaux in an Ichendorf glass. But don’t let the price tag turn you away; there are cheaper options.
- Meatballs - The Meatball shop, New York City
Choose from naked balls, meatball smash, balls benedict, balls florentine, balls, biscuit and gravy or the daily ball – no matter which way you like your meatballs, these guys can help you out.
- Kottbullar – Restaurang Tranan, Stockholm
This little gem has been operating for over 85 years and has undoubtedly some of the best Swedish meatballs in town. However you won’t find them on the menu, you’ll have to ask the staff to get a taste of these!
- Kofta Balls - Sultanahmet Koftecisi, Istanbul
The ideal place for a quick and tasty lunch, Sultanahmet Koftecisi is famous for their köfte balls. Since opening in 1920, this famous eatery is constantly packed with locals while the walls are full of appraisals from many international celebrities and politics.
- Brigadeiros – Dr Brigadeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Think butter, sweetened condensed milk and coco, rolled into a ball and covered in chocolate sprinkles. It’s a sweet treat that will have you coming back for more and trust us when we say - they’re best when eaten in Rio de Janeiro!