The controversy about the pricing of gourmet burgers rages on, if only inside my own head.
A friend and I had dinner in the Gourmet Burger Co in Ranelagh on Sunday evening, and while the food was good it struck me as a little overpriced. The cheapest burger was around €10, and the chicken burgers were all €12 and upwards. My friend had a cheeseburger which she confirmed was very good, and my piri-piri chicken burger was also very tasty, but our bill came to €36 for two burgers, two beers and one portion of chips.
I’m wondering, however, if I’m being unreasonable to the gourmet burger places? I wouldn’t question paying €12 for a pasta dish with chicken, and they probably don’t cost much more to assemble either (although at least you’re not charged extra for the spaghetti!). When I asked Peter what he thought, he said he thinks there’s no way burgers should cost so much. What do you think?
That’ll be the last gourmet burger for me for a while…after all the Christmas food, I really need to switch to vegetables and miso soup or I’ll have some kind of heart episode.