Shut Up America, Australian Burgers Are Actually Better Than Yours

Simply the best.

1. I think we can all unanimously agree that burgers are delicious.

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2. And no matter what you like to eat, there’ll be a perfect burger that suits you to a tee.

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3. Now, many contest that the U.S.A. have the best burgers in the world.

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With perfectly melty cheese, cold pickles, and the occasional rasher of bacon, it’s understandable that some people rank them as their favourite.

4. Well, those people have clearly never had a classic Aussie burger with the lot.

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Think about this: A fresh meat patty, with cheddar cheese, lettuce, and tomato, like you’re used to. But then add caramelised onion, grilled pineapple, a fried egg, crispy bacon, cold beetroot, and tomato and barbecue sauces. So fucking good.

5. Let’s break it down.

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6. Pineapple doesn’t belong on pizzas. Pineapple belongs in burgers.

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7. Beetroot doesn’t belong in salad. Beetroot belongs in burgers.

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8. Egg isn’t a breakfast food! Unless it’s in a burger, of course.

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9. In summary: American burgers = don’t bother. Australian burgers = the only way to go.

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Jemima Skelley is a senior writer for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
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