Calskrove: Hamburger menu baked in a Calzone pizza

Calskrove

Calskrove

In the town Skellefteå in north of Sweden, a sort of a food trend started to appear a couple of years ago. By combining the two favorite fast foods hamburger and pizza, mainly the restaurant Tre kronor (Swedish for Three crowns) in this area came up with the ultimate solution for everybody having difficulties choosing between the two meals after a hard night out drinking; the Calskrove.

The Calskrove hamburger-pizza opened

The Calskrove hamburger-pizza opened

Calskrove is a word play on the baked in pizza calzone and the Swedish world ”skrovmål”, which in English means similar to a blowout meal.

With a Calskrove, a complete hamburger meal with two hamburgers with bread, toppings and dressings as well as the french fries (no soda though) are baked in a calzone pizza. This staggering combination should fill even the biggest stomachs and costs around 100 SEK (circa 10€ / 15 USD). According to the restaurant, it’s actually not that uncommon that locals chooses the Calskrove when eating there!

So if you have already tried the Heart attack grill in Arizona and eaten the world’s biggest burger in Detroit, maybe a Calskrove in Skellefteå, Sweden should be something for you!

Links:

Tre kronor restaurant website

Videos:

Cheesburger in a can

Cheesburger in a can

Cheesburger in a can

  • Ever went on a trecking trip in the woods and feeling the cravings for a cheesburger but not being near a burger restaurant in miles? Luckily there’s Cheesburger in a can which lets you bring a ready cheesburger in your backpack.
  • Cheesburger in a can is from the german webshop ”Trek’n eat” which specializes in food and drinks to bring outdoors.
  • The cheesburger in a can is prepared by simply heating the unponened can in a double boiler for about 10 minutes, then open and eat. According to the product label, the cheesburger may be consumed cold or hot.
  • Trek’n eat describes the product as ”The cheeseburger, which is marketed under the Trek‘n Eat label, guarantees unrestricted enjoyment in the mountains and in other extreme environments”.
  • The ingredients in the cheesburger in a can is: bread rolls, beef meat, cheese, sauce and with all the required food colourings, conservations, acids, sweeteners and treatments for it to stay fresh on the shelf for a year.
  • The canned cheesburger can be stored on the shelf of twelve months without the requirement of refrigeration.
  • The people at the website AVclub tasted Trek’n eats canned cheesburger. The verdict? Terrible.
  • The Cheesburger in a can seems to not be available for shipping outside of Germany at Trek’n eat and also seems to be hard fo find on eBay, but there’s some tests circulating the web.

Sources and further reading:

Cheesburger in a can webshop
AVclub taste test

Heart Attack Grill

A customer pushed in a wheelchair by a nurse-waitress at Heart Attack Grill

A customer pushed in a wheelchair by a nurse-waitress at Heart Attack Grill

  • The Heart Attack Grill is a hamburger restaurant in Chandler, Arizona in USA with a controversial business idea.
  • Heart Attack Grill was founded in 2005 by Jon Basso who works in the restaurant and appears publically dressed up as a doctor and under the name Dr. Jon.
  • Heart Attack Grill’s business idea is to serve high-calorie hamburgers and other things generally considered bad for your health. * Their slogan is ”Taste worth dying for”.
  • At Heart Attack Grill you can get an 8000 calorie burger for 10$ USD. 8000 calories is more than double the recommended daily intake for an adult male.
  • Their hamburgers have the controversial names named after surgical heart procedures: Single, Double, Triple and Quadruple-bypass. The Quadruple Bypass has as it suggests four hamburger-meats between the hamburger buns which are cooked in lard.
The Quadruple Bypass Burger

The Quadruple Bypass Burger

  • In The Quadruple Bypass Burger, there are four half pound slices of meat, almost a whole tomato, half an onion and eight slices of cheese.
  • They also serve other non-healthy things such as ”Flatliner fries” cooked in pure lard, unfiltered cigarettes, beer and liquor, jolt cola and mexican coke made with real sugar.
  • At Heart Attack Grill, the customers are treated as ”patients”. A tag is wrapped around the customers hand with his or her’s ”perscription” (order) written on it. And a man dressed up as a doctor listens to the customers with a stethoscope.
  • The Waitresses at Heart Attack Grill is dressed like naughty nurses which the restaurant has recieved a lot of criticism for. * The Arizona Board of Nursing accused The Heart Attack Grill of violating state law. Only a person who holds a valid and current license to practice professional nursing may use the title nurse.
  • If a customer orders a Triple- or Quadruple-bypass they recieve a free wheelchair ride from the restaurant to their vehicle by one of the nurses.
  • At Heart Attack Grill, anyone who weighs over 350 pounds (158,8 kg) can eat as much as they want for free.

Sources and further reading:

Heart Attack Grill’s Official Website

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