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Boracay-Inspired Burgers Declared the Best in New York City


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Choose Philippines | Sep 11, 2014

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Fast facts about the so-called "chori burger":

Photo by Matet Reyes.

1) It began in one of the world's best islands/beaches, Boracay in the province of Aklan.

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2) In the Philippines, chori burgers are made from longganisa patties, specifically chorizo (a type of Spanish sausage), from which it takes its name.

Photo by mil_oo_dee on Flickr.

3) The NYC version made by Filipino-owned gastro-pub Jeepney was inspired by Boracay's chori burgers.

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4) The NYC version is made with a half-longganisa, half-beef patty, topped with banana ketchup & atsara, and paired with kamote fries.


5) Jeepney's chori burger beat the creations from the biggest burger joints in NYC.

Reference: ABS-CBNnews.com

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