burger boy challenged to do the fat boy challenge at Novembar’s!

Novembar’s, 4 Bayley Street, Dianella, (08) 9275 7788
Open lunch & dinner every day except Tuesdays

After a few wines & champagnes with the girls @ work, burger boy picked me up to goto Novembar’s for a Friday night feed.

I was egging burger boy on to do Novembar’s fat boy challenge which involved eating the fat boy burger (rrp $28) as quickly as possible, the longer you take to eat the more you have to pay – each minute costs a dollar. burger boy thought about it long and hard but after staring at the fat boy burger and evaluating the 7 patties or so for a good 10 minutes he turned down the challenge, in fear we didn’t have enough cash on us should he struggle to eat the burger.

So burger boy had the Movembar triple cheese burger ($15) instead which he finished in no time.

novembar's triple cheese burger

I had the poor man’s package which was a mini burger (fits in the palm of my hand) with lots of fresh chunky chips and a drink ($9). Check out the massive burger size difference between mine and burger boy’s below.

novembar's poor man's burger vs triple cheese burger

The burgers were delicious, patties just melted into our mouths, chips were tasty/not oily, bread perfect and the owner, Minh, is a character definitely worth meeting! It’s a small little place in the middle of Dianella suburbia that kind of looks like a deli/fish & chips shop – you wouldn’t find it if you weren’t looking.

What sets Novembar’s apart from other burger joints is the creativity behind the burgers and the cool eating challenges which makes eating the more fun. In addition to having the usual traditional burgers of any size on the menu, there’s a range of burgers that you wouldn’t get anywhere else (or think about eating before coming to Novembar’s) i.e. the fried ice-cream burger, red & runny nose burger, Aussie boy don’t cry burger - see the pic of the menu below for the full list!

novembar's menu

We will definitely be coming back – lets see if burger boy will be up for the fat boy challenge next time!

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I’m a foodie who enjoys trying new food anywhere / any place (restaurants, cafes, bars, market stalls, fast food joints…anywhere just name it!) both in Perth, Western Australia and on my travels. I’m not your ordinary foodie, I’m often described as ‘fussy’ but I really really do love my food - I guess just not everything that’s put on my plate. Though, my other half, ‘burger boy’, eats most foods so I’ll be blogging about what he eats too…and as the name implies, burgers will be a regular foodie blog for all you burger lovers outthere. I love showcasing my yummy food finds with pics so I thought why not share my passion for food with other foodies with my blog, foodie cravings. Follow my food journey as I discover new keepers and rave about my all-time favourites. 

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  11 comments for “burger boy challenged to do the fat boy challenge at Novembar’s!

  1. Devan
    January 23, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    I’ll be prepping my gut for the fat boy challenge! oh and that triple cheeseburger looks awesome.

    • January 23, 2011 at 9:58 pm

      Let me know how many minutes you do it in Devan :) my bro’s friend did it in 12 mins, the video clip was pretty funny – can see the eating motions slowing down towards the half way mark.

  2. Damian
    January 24, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Like the website. Can wait to meet Burger Boy in the flesh!!

    • January 24, 2011 at 8:57 pm

      haha thanks reg, with every burger there’s a bit more flesh ;)

  3. Mahara
    January 25, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Wow that burger is huge! wouldn’t mind trying the place out :)

    • January 26, 2011 at 8:16 am

      hey mahara, next time you’re down this way I’ll take you there and introduce you to the owner – he is just like the guy we got the wedding reception vases from ;)

  4. Caviar girl
    February 27, 2011 at 11:55 pm

    Ha the size difference is amazing! Next time im in perth i think this place is worth a visit by the sounds of it!

    • February 28, 2011 at 8:01 pm

      The owner is a character so be an entertaining visit ;) Yea I had to get the mini burger for the novelty – was also perfect as I had a few drinks and just wasn’t feeling the hunger.

  5. July 27, 2011 at 8:00 am

    If you’re in Newcastle, Australia, Cardiff Panthers’ Man v Cow Challenge Commences Friday 12 August 2011.Complete a full meal, including a 1.2KG Steak plus 500g chips & a sprig of parsley, unassisted in one sitting, cooked no more than medium! Diners who finish the challenge will have their photo added to our “Hall of Fame” in the club & on Facebook. They will also receive a Certificate.Plus diners will receive a free SUPER CHALLENGE T-shirt, Certificate & $20 Bistro Voucher if they finish in 30 minutes! The cost to participate is $35 for members & $40 for non-members.

    • July 27, 2011 at 10:14 pm

      burger boy would participate for sure if we were in NSW…this challenge reminds me of Man VS Food TV Show

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