9 Craziest Burgers from Burgapalooza

Extra, extra, read all about it: Burgapalooza released its new menu, and it’s phat…

Sometimes you get up on a Monday morning, the sun’s shinin’, the birds’re chirpin’, and you get word of some good ass news.

Burgapalooza is on this weekend, 21st and 22nd of September 2019. Hook into this greasy goodness at lunch-time (12-4pm), or hoover it up for dinner (5-9pm). Or, so there’s no doubt in your mind, you can sit there and eat burgers all goddamn day and night if you wish. We’ll probably join you.

Now in its fourth year, Burgapalooza is Australia’s largest and most popular burger festival. Featuring exclusive burgers from Australia’s top burger providers, Burgapalooza gives attendees the chance to sample the best dishes from the very best of Sydney’s Burger Scene.

These burgers, presented by Australia’s widest-reaching online food delivery service Menulog, look seriously very dangerously delicious. Here’re our top 8 picks from the mouth-watering new menu.

Fat Belly Burger by FAT BELLY JACKS (voted BEST fried chicken in Brisbane).

Making their first appearance in NSW, the eatery will be bringing their authentic Nashville HOT chicken burgers exclusively to Burgapalooza. The burger can be served hot or southern style, and includes Red Eye Mayo, Oak Lettuce, Bread and Butter Pickles and a Custard Milk Bun.

Cheetos Hot Chicken Sando by JIMMY’S BURGERS

The founder of Easy’s will be teaming up with local food truck sensation BIRDMAN to serve us some fried chicken that is sure to blow minds! The Cheetos Fried Chicken Burger will boast Cheetos Flaming Hot Puffs, McLures Sweet N Spicy Pickles, Westmont Jalapeños, American Ranch on a Brioche Bun.

The Newy Connection by NEWY BURGER CO.

The local Newcastle eatery will be making its way down from their hometown their first year. They’ll be showing off the very best the northerners have to offer, with The Newy Connection burger including Truffled Paris Mash, Southern Fried Chicken, Swiss Cheese Sauce and Gravy  and Parmesan Crusted Buns.

Black Betty (Jam-A-Lam) by BURGER HOUNDS

Making their first ever Burgapalooza appearance, Burger Hounds have one of the best reputations in the industry and are known for their insane burger specials and fresh house ground burger mince. As its name gives away, The Black Betty (Jam-A-Lam) burger will include Signature Black Buns with Smashed Handmade 80/20 Beef and Bacon Patty, Burger Hounds Signature Maple Bacon Jam, Red Cheddar, House Pickled Spanish Onion and Jalapeno Blend in Garlic, Sirracha and Gochujang Mayo all in between.

Truff Love by BL BURGERS

The Burgapalooza regulars will be serving up ‘Truff Love’ with a BL Beef Pattie,American Cheese, Maple Glazed Salami, Truff Hot Sauce, Sliced White Onion on a BL Milk Bun.


Serving up a Burger Head Beef Patty with American Cheese, Alabama White BBQ Sauce, Jalapeno Cream Cheese, Pimento Cheese Foam, Pulled 16 hour BBQ brisket, Puffed Pork and Burger Head Housemade Pickles.

The Marrow by DOWN N’ OUT

Down N’ Out is bringing ‘The Marrow’ burger to this year’s festival, which as it names suggests includes a key ingredient of Bone Marrow Gravy which oozes out through the layers of the burger. The Marrow also includes a Scotch Fillet Wagyu Beef Patty from Bravo Meats, Grana Padano Parmesan and Down N’ Out’s secret sauce.

Not Quite a Pie by MISTER GEE

This year, MISTER GEE is offering a Grass-Fed Beef Patty, Double American Cheese, Double American Cheese, Mushy Peas, Grilled Onions, topped with Bordelaise Sauce and Linghams Chilli Mayo.

Side note: have you ever watched that show Wipeout and thought to yourself, ‘With or without a belly full of burgers, I know I could do that shit’? Well now’s your chance to prove yourself right. Menulog will be bringing an exclusive Burgapalooza inflatable obstacle course. Complete it for a chance to win free burgers, Menulog vouchers, and a spot on the leader board (oh the Glory!!)

For tickets and all the rest, go here.