Following successful pop-up stints in Broadway Market and Hawker House, husband-and-wife team Stew and Liz Down have given up the days jobs and gone full time into cooking and serving their signature, overstuffed burgers at Shoreditch's Boxpark.
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“The burgers are so juicy and tasty” – “just the right combination of taste and juiciness” – at this small group, which has continued to expand from its Shoreditch’s Boxpark origins via a proper restaurant in Brixton Market Row to new branches in Market Halls Cargo at Canary Wharf and also the largest opening to date: a 45-seater in Exmouth Market (formerly a Dirty Burger). The brand only uses grass-fed, dry-aged British beef.
“Amazing and well-considered burgers, plus delicious, crunchy chips” help win very high ratings for this pop-up brand, which has now graduated to Boxpark Shoreditch. The backstory works well: one of the founders grew up on a Devon beef farm: all meat is sourced from the south west from native breeds that are grass-fed and dry-aged on the bone; bacon is from outdoor-bred pigs in the east of England…
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