Japan's Blueberry Cheese Burger Looks Freaky But Delicious

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Japan’s Freshness Burger has upped its bonkers burger game with its latest release: the Blueberry Cheese Burger.

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As ASCII points out, Freshness Burger previously released a Peach Burger, which was beef, bacon, a slice of peach and cheese, and a Mango Burger, which was beef, a huge mango slices and onions.

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This time around, Freshness Burger’s latest fruit-meets-burger endeavor has blueberries on cheese, bacon, beef, onions and lettuce. Yes, there are other blueberry cheese burgers recipes, and Yokohama based burger shop Jaffe Joffer has also been serving up its own blueberry burger.

But with tough times for Mos Burger, many burger lovers in Japan have gravitated towards Freshness as the country’s best hamburger chain.

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So far, the reaction has been good, even if the blueberry burger does look mind-melting.

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Goodness.

The Blueberry Cheese Burger will be available until February 28.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

I can’t get over how grey the meat looks in all those pics. Legitimately, a plain ol’ hamburger from McDonalds looks more appetizing than the burger patties here. Is it just how the photo was taken?

Anyway, fruit on burgers is legit. One of my favorite ways to make a burger is to put a ring of grilled pineapple on top of the burger. There’s also a place out here that does sautéed pears on a burger that’s killer.