Years ago, childhood friends Michael Nham and Hao Vu decided to stick a burger on the menu of NSHRY, their popular beachside cafe in Melbourne. Soon after, Nham’s umami burger creation was winning accolades and became a crowd favourite. People demanded more burgers from the pair, so they obliged.
The beef patties at Super Combo are a mixture of Angus brisket and Wagyu fat, with no added ingredients. The patties are seasoned on the grill and paired with a custom-made brioche bun. You can try the award-winning umami original, disguised as the “Hadoken” burger. It features beef patty with umami rub, smoky mushroom sauce, gruyere cheese, caramelised onion, roasted tomato and parmesan crisp. Otherwise, there are numerous beef burgers, a chicken number and a vegetarian option.
The drinks list includes a range of shakes, a couple of beers, a cider, soft drinks and juices.
The space was designed by Techne Architecture + Interior Design, which is also responsible for Melbourne’s Jimmy Grants, Fonda and MoVida. The colourful interior is highlighted by 3D-printed figurines that protrude from the roof (each one took 13 hours to make).
A Super Nintendo console is set up for customers to play Street Fighter while they wait for their order.