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hanoz Jun 26, 2010 09:13 PM

Visited Mondo Burger in Richmond on Friday and had their new Kangaroo Burger. I have never eaten Kangaroo meat before this time so I kept my fingers crossed but I wasn't disappointed.

The burger was very light and had a very nice flavour. The meat is brought in from Australia and they have also introduced a Bison Burger and a Game Burger (this one is the combination of Kangaroo and Bison). I'll probably go back and try the others later.

Just wanted to share the info.

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Mondo Burger
11221 No 1 Rd, Richmond, BC V7E, CA

  1. fmed Jun 26, 2010 11:29 PM

    Thanks for the report. I'm in that area Richmond fairly often - I should check this place out.

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      JEheartbreak Jun 27, 2010 03:22 PM

      Was @ Granville Island market today. Tenderland meats is selling frozen kangaroo, wild boar and camel (!) patties.

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        grayelf Jun 27, 2010 03:42 PM

        Cool, JE! I love Tenderland Meats -- great meatloaf (and crazy cheap when it's on sale) and back ribs -- they will cut them into riblets for you and almost always have them fresh, not prefrozen. Their prices are a bit higher than Safeway et al but way better quality. I also think their hamburger is excellent. I just wish they wouldn't preslice their luncheon meats.

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          repartee Jun 27, 2010 11:31 PM

          Okay, now I can come out of the closet and say that the patties I bought from Hills at Eat Vancouver (when I asked for slider buns in another post) were camel and kangaroo.

          1. re: repartee
            grayelf Jun 28, 2010 10:29 AM

            No judging from me, repartee, though my SIL's stories of eating whole roasted camel in the Emirates haven't exactly convinced me I want to partake anytime soon :-). I'd deffo try some 'roo though. I understand they are as prolific as rabbits in Oz and often considered pests, so not a problem re availability.

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            vandan Jun 30, 2010 06:21 PM

            meatloaf was on sale today 3 for $10, and i hear you regarding pre-sliced deli meat, big reason why i buy mine @ Santa Barbara , despite the omnipresent line-up

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              fmed Jun 30, 2010 11:15 PM

              Straying off topic on delis....I like going to Bosa, JN&Z and Freybe - though I don't buy a lot of deli meats these days. I used to be a regular at Santa Barbara, but the line ups are way too long and (as you say) omnipresent these days.

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                vandan Jul 1, 2010 07:45 AM

                sorry one more off topic query fmed, what do you like at freybe? whats good value other than sausage? have been a few times but only briefly

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                  fmed Jul 1, 2010 07:59 AM

                  Their German bacon, smoked German ham, liver pate, Cervelat salami, the fresh sausages (for BBQ-ing, etc). There are meats I have only seen at their outlet store on Hastings. They also have quite of few German and Eastern European specialty items there (mustards, spreads, etc.)

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