The Most Unusual Japanese Hamburger Buns Yet

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We’ve seen black buns, blue buns, and red buns. All bread buns! Screw that, let’s use tomatoes.

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It’s called the “Tomami Burger” (“toma” as in “tomato” and “mi” or 実 as in “fruit” or “seed”).

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[Photo: Model Press]

According to Model Press, each burger uses one big fucking tomato.

The meal deal (pictured below) is 880 yen or US$7.11. The burger is only available in the Mos Burger in Tokyo’s Osaki and will be offered for a limited time only.

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[Photo: Mos]

The actual burger, of course, can look slightly different from the publicity pics.

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Top photo: Model Press

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TrowGundam
TrowGundam

Compared to some of the things Japan comes up with food wise, this seems like one of the more tame options. It actually looks kind of appealing really. I might try this at home sometime actually.