Its the final ‘cow-down’ for Laying The Beef To Rest.
Solita, McDonalds and Burger King, Byron and Almost Famous have all been appraised, and now its time to get down and dirty. Step up to the chopping board, ‘Filthy Cow‘ but maybe wipe your feet first, we don’t like things too dirty.
Continue reading “Do Have a Cow, Man!”
The El Food Brothers have hit up some big names for Laying The Beef To Rest. Solita, McDonalds and Burger King, Byron. But only one claims to be ‘Almost Famous‘
A better description may be ‘Quite Infamous’. Everyone has heard of this place. Those who have been claim ‘its the best burgers you’ll ever have’, ‘it’ll knock your socks off’ and other such hyperbole. Those who haven’t been either long to go, or dismiss the place as over hyped.
Continue reading “Flame! I Want To Live Forever”
The third instalment of Laying The Beef To Rest sees us hitting another chain restaurant. Which we found out has at least 53 locations in the UK, as originally there was meant to be 52, with each assigned a playing card.
We visited the 10 of Diamonds, otherwise known as the Piccadilly Gardens branch of Byron.
Continue reading “Bye, Bye Ronald”
Laying The Beef To Rest continues with a visit to 2 well know burger franchises. If you haven’t guessed it yet, its the Joker (McDonalds) vs The King (Burger King) in a battle of the cheeseburgers.
We managed to do both of these on the same day, so both were judged mere minutes of each other, as they are now handily situated across from each other in Piccadilly Gardens.
Continue reading “There must be some confusion, said the Joker to the King”
This review is part of the El Food Brothers ‘Laying The Beef To Rest’ feature. Make sure you read that first for an explanation of the scoring system.
Situated at the heart of the Manchester’s Northern Quarter, and at least partially responsible for the areas burger obbession. Solita have 13 burger options, including their playful take on a rival burger joints signature burger, ‘The Big Manc’. However its the ‘Solita Burger’ that meets our criteria, so the review is purely based on this.
Continue reading “So, Whats The Beef?”
The El Food Brothers have had a run in with the Feds this week. But don’t worry, this is the good kind who serve you eggs and not the kind that investigate your affairs with the aim of finding your involvement in organised crime.
Continue reading “Woop Woop It’s Da Sound of Da Police”
In which the El Food Brothers eat tasty pizza at Rudy’s and ‘get creative’ by taking one of their own ideas and doing it back to themselves. Hopefully now I’ll be able to get this tune out of my head.
Continue reading “Rudy, a Pizza From You”
The diet month is over. We’ve changed in more ways than one, as a fitting tribute to this, we decided to revisit a place we had previously dismissed, join us as, we Return to Chicken Corner (aka Yard and Coop)
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You may have noticed, things have changed with the El Food Brothers. This review features no mention of beer, El Food One had a water and El Food Two something that looked like a Lemsip. Theres no meaty burgers, carb-loaded Pie and Mash or infinite amounts of chicken wings. Whats left?
Continue reading “Give (Wasabi) Peas a Chance”
As part of the El Fit vs El Fat month the Brothers search for an alternative to our usual nutritious food review or 2 pint lunch. As we have chosen the 5:2 diet and basically starve 2 days a week (600 cal, not enough to feed a reasonable sized cat) and this was one of those days.
Continue reading “Starbucks Without the Wankers”