Burger.Org Gets Reviewed

Brian Freedman reviews Burger.org, the fast-serve organic burger spot on South Street.

Though none of these sandwiches yet live up to the juicy, chin-dripping level of so many others in the city (most of them surely corn-fed, factory-farmed and plumped up like a guest on Maury) there also wasn’t one that I’d vow to never have again. That may sound like damning with faint praise, but it’s actually a nod toward what the Org has accomplished: Inexpensive, house-ground, relatively ethical burgers that taste pretty good.

South Street Burger Joint Hits the Dot [Philadelphia Weekly]

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  • SecretPhillyPRguy

    I agreed with Brian in almost every way in this review. The food wasn’t amazing, nor was it terrible. It was “ok” and for what it lacked in flavor it more than made up for in it’s sauces. (Served in squirt bottles of course.)

    The girl that served me seemed nice and there was some asshole asking her probing questions about “business on Sundays…” To which she politely replied, “we do ok.”

    The restaurant’s color scheme made me feel like I was at a Nikelodeon kids’ choice awards show and that I should expect to get slimed at any moment. If there was anything that took away from the feel-good emotions I had by eating a “better choice” burger, it was the highlighter orange and green on the walls. Would I go running back to this place? No. Would I make the trip from No-libs just to get a burger? No.

    It is unfortunate, but I’m too used to cheap, corn-fed beef. I guess if I watched Food Inc. or some other documentary that morning, I’d make the trip to South street. But I go to burger joints for taste, not ethics.

  • Snake

    I use grass fed ground beef mostly as an ingredient in chili, tacos, stuffed pepper, other things that call for hamburger. If I’m making a burger, I think that the corn finished stuff has a better taste.