New York City’s East Village got a lot tastier when Superiority Burger moved in. Its famous vegan sandwich is so mind-blowing that it challenges the very definition of the word “burger.” People can rave all they want about its texture and taste, but chef and former punk-rock drummer Brooks Headley won’t divulge its ingredients.
GQ describes the Superiority Burger as a “nutty patty” topped with roasted tomato and iceberg lettuce. The magazine was clearly moved by this divine sandwich, declaring it “the perfectly proportioned Platonic ideal of a burger.”
You can also expect the unexpected at Superiority Burger, as its menu changes on a whim. “We’ve come up with a lot of our specials during little lulls in service …. Everybody runs down to the basement and picks up a project,” Headley explains.
Hungry yet? We thought so. Check out the shop’s hours so that you can plan your NYC vacation accordingly!
Don’t live in or near New York City? Then check out PETA’s list of mind-blowing vegan burger recipes.