It’s National Cheeseburger Day! Yep, Wednesday, September 18 is the acclaimed day to sink your teeth into the burger of your dreams. But we’ve decided to put a spin on this tasty day by offering up four spots around Birmingham who offer the vegan-friendly Impossible Burger.
Aren’t feelin’ the vegan burger trend? Click here for the most bodacious burgers with 100% real beef in Birmingham.
But First… What’s an Impossible Burger?
The Impossible Burger is made from proteins, flavors, fats, and binders, like almost every burger, but this one is derived from plants. In other words, it’s a “meatless” vegan burger.
But, while many vegan burgers have the reputation of tasting like totally fake meat, the Impossible Burger is said to taste so much like its all beef compadre that it’s “impossible” to tell the difference.
What’s in it? Click here for the full list of ingredients.
Where can you find it in Birmingham? Continue reading!
Melted cheese sandwiches, fries and local beers. Talk about the perfect combo!
If you’re seeking a vegan option this National Cheeseburger Day, head to Melt Birmingham.
Scroll the “Get Toasty” section of the menu and choose from their burger list. Just be sure to substitute the all-beef burger patty for an Impossible Burger patty ($4). You can also get vegan cheese ($2) melted on top.
Address: 4105 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 11AM-9PM; Fri.-Sat. 11AM-9:30PM
Mile End Deli
Mile End Deli may be known for their wood-fired bagels, but they also offer many other yummy items, including the Impossible Burger. This is one version you definitely don’t want to miss out on.
- American cheese
- Russian dressing
Address: LIV Parkside, 1701 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Hours: Daily 8AM-8PM
Their Impossible Cheeseburger features a fire-grilled Impossible Burger patty with:
- Red onions
- Pickle relish
- Choice of cheese
The best part—it comes with bottomless steak fries. Yum, yum, gimme some!
Address: 5029 Pinnacle Square, Birmingham, AL 35235
Hours: Sun.-Thurs 11AM-10PM; Fri.-Sat. 11AM-11PM
Are you a fan of Burger King’s Whopper? Then you’ll love their Impossible Whopper.
Some of Bham Now’s team took a field trip to Burger King to take part in a blind taste test to see if they could tell the difference between the 100% beef Whopper and the 0% meat Impossible Whopper.
Turns out, it’s not as easy as you’d think. Check out the full story.
Burger King’s are plentiful around Birmingham. To find the Impossible Whopper, click here to find the BK nearest you.
Want the Real Deal?
Be sure to check out our guide to the most bodacious burgers in Birmingham. Yes, these are all real beef.