Blogger and photographer Liao Yusheng gathers his awful burger-eating experiences in Taipei in his Flickr set, "The Goddamned Awful Burgers of Taipei." "The terriburgers of Taipei needs to be as widely publicly flogged as possible," he said to me.
Don't be fooled by Yusheng's good photography—the burgers look better than they taste. Some quotes from his reviews:
[T]here was next to no charring on the patty, which not only resulted in an unappealing light brown, but more importantly meant that the stupid meatball-tasting patty had no chance at all in having any beefy essence brought out by proper searing. It had no more flavor than if they had just boiled the damn meatball patty.
I don't know what kind of crappy beef they use, but it is almost completely devoid of taste or aroma. It's a good thing they slather it with their bbq sauce because otherwise it would have been extremely bland.
This may possibly be the absolute worst burger I've had anywhere. [...] [T]his burger-like thing tastes like potato bread with a wad of warm black pepper inside.
If a good burger does exist in Taipei, please let Yusheng know before he subjects himself to any more terriburgers.
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