Eat: Rupert & Ruby

Eat: Rupert & Ruby

Rupert & Ruby has closed. :(

Oh my god fried chicken burger, where have you been all my life? With your crunchy batter, tender thigh meat and sweet, sticky honey butter, I bow down to you. Perched atop that soft, buttery brioche, you are a work of art. Seriously, look at you, you beautiful monster:

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You were served with the kind of fries drunk me dreams of: crisp on the outside, buttery soft on the inside and smothered in parmesan cheese. Oh you! You truly live up to your name, Notorious K.F.C ($15).

Your friend, the Big Poppa ($15), was equally moreish. Smoked for what seems like an age: around 10 hours, you are the envy to slow cooked meats everywhere, as you fell apart bite by bite. Why did you have to end? You crush my soul.

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And that, cheapskates, is my ode to Rupert & Ruby Darlinghurst. If you know what’s good for you, you’ll get your butt down there before December 24th when they close up.

If, in the tragic circumstances, you cannot spare a moment to worship at the temple of Rupert & Ruby, fear not – you can always visit Rupert at Fat Rupert’s in Bondi. But really, really, really – you must must must go to Rupert & Ruby’s. Why are you still reading this?

Rupert & Ruby are located at 78 Stanley St, Darlinghurst

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