Here's a sneak peek at Hawaii's favorite burger...
Voted as Hawaii's best burger since 2001, Hawaii's iconic Teddy's Bigger Burgers opens in Manila on August 23, 2014, serving its signature 100% fresh chilled premium ground chuck, each handcrafted daily, flame broiled and dressed just the way you want it.
Teddy's Bigger Burgers first opened in April, 1998, at Diamond Head, quickly gaining popularity with its proprietary Special Sauce and Teriyaki Sauce adding that distinct flavor to Teddy's signature burgers. Now with several branches in Hawaii, Teddy's Bigger Burgers continues to expand with additional branches in the US, Japan, and now Manila.
The burgers at Teddy's Bigger Burgers are exactly what you expect a good burger should be, big and loaded with fresh toppings. And the choices, and sizes, are impressive. Ted and Rich, the dynamic duo behind Teddy's Bigger Burgers, had just one goal: to serve the best quality burger in a quick service environment. And just looking at the range of signature burgers with Teddy's wide selection of toppings and sauces, Ted and Rich have certainly succeeded in "reinventing" the usual burger joint.
Just take a look at Teddy's Bigger Burgers' inventive burger combos, and the infinite possibilities in creating your very own signature burger. Cajun, Hawaiian, Kailua or the playful Bacado, the choice is yours. But you'll have to wait. Since Teddy's Bigger Burgers are prepared to order, it takes a few minutes, but its definitely worth the wait. Trust me.
I go for the basic Teddy's burger combo. The Monster Double Burger (P 440 Solo/P 565 Combo), Teddy's original burger with a double patty, 100% US Ground Chuck grilled to juicy medium perfection, stacked with Teddy's special sauce, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, and pickles on a soft potato bun. Teddy's also offers wheat buns and lettuce wraps. For the burgers, you can choose from the Big 5 oz., Bigger 7 oz., or Biggest 9 oz. Or why not go all the way with the Big 10z., Bigger 14 oz., or Biggest 16 oz...that's why you get bigger burgers at Teddy's. For my sides, I go for Teddy's O-Rings (P 149), crisp battered thick cut onion rings. For the O-Rings, you also have the option to add toppings and sauces, like Garlic Butter and Jalapenos (just add P 35), or Bacon, Cheese Sauce, Bleu Cheese, and Grilled Mushrooms (just add P 45).
The thick and juicy 100% Choice Ground Chuck handcrafted patties punch through with bold beefy flavors, with absolutely no extenders or fillers. Both the bun and patties remain firm without crumbling all the way to the last bite. Flame broiled to order, I recommend the Medium Rare or Medium with a juicy pink center. You can also customize your very own signature burger with Teddy's assortment of toppings and sauces, like Grilled Onions, Grilled Pineapples, Cheese (choose from Cheddar, American, Pepperjack, and Swiss), Jalapenos, and Peanut Butter (add P 35), or Avocado, Mushrooms, Bleu Cheese, Bacon, Onion Rings, Spuds (add 45), or Pastrami (add P 65). For the sauces, Teddy's offers its Special Sauce, Buffalo Sauce, Loco Moco Gravy, and Teri (add P 35) or Barbecue Sauce and Kilauea Fire Sauce (add P 45). Wash it all down with Teddy's Coffee Milkshake (P 120/12 oz) for that perfect finish.
I also tried Teddy's Original Teri Burger (P 300 Solo/ P 399 Combo) made into the signature Kailua Burger (add P 150, topped with grilled mushrooms, grilled onions, and creamy Swiss cheese on a soft potato bun, paired with a creamy Vanilla Milkshake (P 120/12 oz). The burger and milkshake combo is definitely the way to go at Teddy's.
The soft buns, fresh and crisp vegetables and beefy patties are something else, combining for one flavorful big bite after another. I'm told that the Bacado Burger (with Bacon, Avocado, and Cheddar) is another winner, and so is Peanut Butter. Yup, Peanut Butter. These are definitely on my list for the next visit.
Other Sides and Specials include Teddy's Tiki Wings (P 295/Solo), crisp chicken wings tossed in a sweet and tangy buffalo sauce...
...and Garlic Flavored Fries (P 75/P 115), with that garlicky punch, perfect when paired with any of Teddy's signature burgers.
Teddy's Bigger Burgers' thick and creamy Peanut Butter Shake (P 120/12 oz) caps my experience. The milkshakes at Teddy's are the real thing, and the flavors (choose from Chocolate, Vanilla, Coffee, Strawberry, Peanut Butter, and Banana) are guaranteed to satisfy any mood or craving. And here's a secret, go ask for some creative milkshake flavors that are still off-the-menu, and be ready for a flavorful surprise.
Teddy's Bigger Burgers formally opens on August 23, 2014, and line up early. Teddy's Bigger Burgers will offer Free Burgers for the first 100 in line when Teddy's Bigger Burgers opens on the 23rd. Check out their cool FB Page for updates at https://www.facebook.com/TeddysBurgersPH/.
Teddy's Bigger Burgers is located at the 3rd Level, Greenbelt 3, Makati.
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