What’s a Sloppy Joe? Not your lazy schoolmate I hope. It is hard to find Sloppy Joes in Singapore, the American classic burger with ground beef, onions, sweetened tomato sauce or ketchup and other seasonings. Otherwise known as the “loose meat” sandwich, this burger does not come with the typical beef slices or patties, but browned minced meat.
Over at lunch Charly T’s, FoodNews’s PR Karen highly recommended its Sloppy Joe ($8.50), also because I was on braces and she had one bandaged arm. A minced meat burger would just work fine for us.
It was a greast choice, and thank goodness this version was not as messy as I thought. The burger arrived slightly open-faced, with the ground meat holding together like a patty by melted cheese.
When you cut the ‘patty’ open, the hot beef sauce would ‘melt’ down with the bread absorbs its tomato-based seasoning. Meaty and tasty, this reminds me of a Coney hotdog, burger version.
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