Jollibee’s New Burger Steak Meal Comes with Rice and Mashed Potato but It’s Not DisgustingOctober 5, 2014
When I was still a tiny embryo, my mom craved for Jollibee Yum Burgers and would eat them incessantly during her pregnancy. I’d like to believe this is responsible for two things: (1) my round face and (2) my secret love for the fast food chain. When I was a kid (and until now, who am I kidding), Jollibee Burger Steak and Chickenjoy were my favorite fast food meals of choice. Being the glutton that I was, I always ordered the two piece burger steak, because just one patty never seemed to be enough for the rice.
Thank God for the Ultimate Burger Steak. With its much thicker patty, I was finally able to have the perfect meat-to-rice ratio. The fries were a little overkill, but the addition of the egg made everything just a little more indulgent. Now, you can get it with mashed potato instead of the fries, a fully-loaded, ridiculous carb-on-carb experience.
This new version is exactly like the one before it: a gigantic, juicy patty, covered in their signature mushroom gravy, topped with an egg and mash. The mash obviously feels thick and pasty, but as far as fast food goes, it does the trick, making it a cheap version of a Salisbury steak. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but the rice feels like overkill, so you end up deciding between the mash or the rice; eating both seems way too hedonistic. Ultimately it doesn’t matter–this stuff is good.