AUDUBON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Burger Time quietly opens this weekend in Audubon, New Jersey, ahead of its official Feb. 1 grand opening.
The restaurant, located at 123 W. Merchant St., has a bit of an eccentric side.
“It is based around NES 8-bit video games,” said owner Dane DeMarco. “I wanted to tie in bright colors and arcade fonts and bright ’90s nostalgia, throwback things like that.”
The restaurant’s signature is over-the-top toppings — the makings of a true latchkey kid.
“Donut buns and Ellio’s pizzas and crazy concoctions that no rules apply or anything goes.”
Enter: the “Paskettio” hot dog.
“We’re using Sabrett all-natural beef hot dogs, split-top rolls, topping it off with housemade SpaghettiOs,” he said.
And, Burger Time is also vegan-friendly.
“Right now, I’d say about 90% of the menu is vegetarian. About 75% of it can be made fully vegan. If you eat meat and your friend doesn’t, you guys can both come here and have a really awesome meal.”
And, check out a bonus candid episode with DeMarco about his one-year T-versary (testosterone anniversary) and his transition from female to male. Listen to his story in the player below.