The Post's Steve Cuozzo, who never returns emails, tried the $80,000,000 faux burger.
The crumbly, thin patty — once I peeled it free from a potato bun, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, cheese-like substance and sticky “special sauce” they wouldn’t identify — had a slightly gristly texture, meh mouth feel and scarcely more bogus-beef quality than that of common veggie burgers made from grains and legumes.
The best part was what I took to be a dairy-free imitation of American cheese — yeast and nuts, perhaps? — but which turned out to be actual American cheese.
Eh? What’s that doing with a product that’s supposed to be made entirely from plants?
“People want [cheese],” a cheerful Chang said, with a shrug after he’d finished whipping up a bunch of IBs on the griddle.
Brown summed up his creation, by saying “it’s a waste of time if it’s not delicious.”
It’s a waste then. Hey, maybe another five years and $80 million more will do the trick.
Not good. Steve actually says it tastes like shit.
Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.