Yep, Someone Made An Umami Cronut Burger

Kids, here's what can happen if you dare to dream. By now, we all know that the Cronut is the "Gangnam Style" of 2013, a viral spectacle that had the world asking, "What is that and why can't I stop staring?" But for one man, it wasn't enough to simply get his hands on the mystical doughnut-croissant hybrid. No, he wanted more.

Matthew Schonfeld of NYC-based food blog First We Feast had one mission: to make an Umami Cronut Burger. Umami Burger just opened its first location in Manhattan, so this would be a hype-on-hype creation. Read about the epic quest and check out photos of the masterpiece here.

In the end, he succeeded. "To my surprise, the flavors melded well," he writes. "The blackberry filling sweetened the savory Umami flavoring. As my waitress told me, 'It looks like a heart attack on a plate.' I corrected her, 'A little sweeter than a heart attack.'

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What an idiot. He get's a chance to be one of the first New Yorkers to try the absolute best hamburger ever made, and he fucks it up by shoving it in some hipster pastry. There's a reason Adam Fleischman doesn't allow substitutions on his hamburgers, because they're already as good as a burger can be.

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