Toronto Weekends – Vegan Burger at Holy Chuck

Vegan Burger Holy Chuck

Last month, I sampled the vegan burger at Holy Chuck. It’s a fast-food burger joint that reminds me of America. The food is intentionally greasy. The fries are served in massive piles. The only vegetables in sight are that single piece of lettuce and couple slices of tomato used as garnish on your burger.

But hey, sometimes, you just want some good old-fashioned fast-food. Actually, I’d probably always rather slow food. That, however, is a bit idealistic in the world we live. You cannot always avoid junk-food. Especially, when you’re in an enormous rush all the time. Sigh. I digress.

The Vegan Burger

If you’re going to eat it you might as well enjoy it, right? It sucks when your friends dig into their burgers and you’re stuck with a pile of soggy fries that don’t satisfy your craving. Holy Chuck to the rescue. Their vegan burger is served next to a pile of super crispy shoe-string fries and the paddy itself is quite tasty. It’s made with quinoa, hemp hearts, mushrooms, rice, garlic, herbs and olive oil. I could really taste the mushroom and the hemp hearts were a nice touch in terms of texture.

My only complaint is that I had to eat with a fork a knife because the structural integrity of the burger was an absolute disaster. I have never eaten such a crumbly, sloppy, slippery vegan burger in all my life. Beggars can’t be choosers I suppose. But maybe a bit less oil next time?

Anyways, if  you’re way up Yonge Street, perhaps a Ryerson vegan looking for some grub, you can check these guys out! If you enjoyed this post please feel free to share it with your friends using the sharing buttons below. Also, follow me via the sidebar so you never miss a post. You can also find links to my social media. Check me out for quick recipe ideas and more.