The burger series continues at Carl’s Jr, the first “gourmet” burger to land in Singapore.
Carl Karcher and his wife Margaret founded the predecessor of Carl’s Jr. in 1941, starting as a hot-dog cart in Los Angeles. In 1945, the Karchers moved to Anaheim, California, and opened their first full-service restaurant, Carl’s Drive-In Barbecue.
As the restaurant became successful, Carl expanded his business by opening the first two Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Anaheim and nearby Brea in 1956. They were so named because they were smaller versions of Carl’s original drive-in restaurant. That same year, the chain was officially renamed Carl’s Jr.
Western Bacon Thickburger
Western Bacon Thickburger, 100% chargrilled angus beef, bacon, cheese, crispy onion rings and tangy BBQ sauce, with French Fry (Natural Cut), premium-quality, skin-on, natural cut french fries.
The thickburger featured a quarter-pound Black Angus beef patty on a fresh baked bun. The patty was moist and tasty, but I was disappointed by the turkey bacon. And there’s the BBQ sauce – all Western burgers need BBQ sauce. However, I hated it. Fries were a disappointment too, but nobody does fries better than McD in my honest opinion.
Chili Cheeseburger, charbroiled all-beef patty, beef chili meat sauce, melted american cheese, tomato, sliced onions, dill pickles, and American mustard with Hand-Breaded Onion Rings, freshly prepared hand-breaded onion rings cooked up crispy and golden brown.
Imagine a chilli con carne in a cheeseburger. I loved chilis, and this combination was a match in heaven, the other comparable competition with be the Burger King Rendang Burger (discontinued unfortunately). And the onion rings were outstanding too. Only if they served garlic chilli sauce like McD (discontinued too).
All in all, very satisfying burgers from a fast-food chain that’s cheery and enjoyable.
Carl’s Jr. (VivoCity)
1 Harbourfront Walk, #02-50/51 VivoCity, Singapore 098585
Tel : +65 68202720
Date Visited : Sep 2018