The Black Keys Get Their Own Umami Burger Topped With Velveeta Cheese
We all know Umami's burgers aren't for the faint of heart. In January, they released Michael Voltaggio's gluttonous Monte Cristo creation, that was basically everything but the kitchen sink. In following in that tradition (and their ever-increasing partnerships with brands and celebs), Umami will be unveiling the Black Keys' very own burger complete with Velveeta cheese come July 1.
You better take your heartburn relief meds before you dig in. This $15 burger, dubbed "The Akron Burger," has a beef patty topped with Velveeta fondue, a secret sauce, yellow mustard, chopped onions and dill pickles, according to a press release. And it's inspired by the band mates' home town of Akron, Ohio, which makes us wonder just how much processed cheese is being consumed there.
But hey, you can do some good while you're grubbing at Umami. A dollar from every Akron Burger will be donated to The Black Keys Alfred McMoore Memorial Endowment Fund at Akron Community Foundation, which helps folks with mental illnesses get the psychiatric and medical help they need.
The Akron Burger will be available at all of Umami's full-service locations. More information can be found here.