The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a thrilling adventure game that takes players on a journey through the mystical kingdom of Hyrule. As players navigate the vast open-world environment, they will encounter many challenging obstacles and powerful enemies. However, with a little exploration, they will also find an abundance of side quests, which offer unique rewards and insights into the game’s world.

One such side quest is “Today’s Menu,” which takes players to the Emergency Shelter in Lookout Landing to meet Burmano, the cook. By completing this quest, players can obtain a valuable recipe and gain useful buffs that can aid them throughout the game.

How to Start Today’s Menu Side Quest

To start the side quest, head over to the Emergency Shelter in Lookout Landing, located in Central Hyrule. There you will find Burmano, who is the cook. However, you need to have started the main quest called “Regional Phenomena” to access this side quest.

Today's Menu Side Quest Location on the map.

Once you have access to the quest, approach Burmano and talk to him. He will tell you that he needs an apple to make a new recipe. If you have an apple in your inventory, you can talk to Burmano and select the dialogue option “Take this.” If you do not have one, you can easily find a few on Great Sky Island, located just northeast of the mainland.

If you’re having trouble getting apples, visit our guide on how to get apples in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom.

How to Complete Today’s Menu

After you have obtained an apple, return to Burmano and give it to him. In return, he will give you his new recipe, which will be added to your inventory. Completing this side quest is that simple.

The new recipe that you receive from Burmano can be useful during your gameplay. You can cook it by using a cooking pot and the necessary ingredients. Doing so will provide you with valuable buffs that can help you throughout the game.

That’s all you need to know to complete the “Today’s Menu” side quest in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. With this guide, you can easily obtain additional rewards, learn more about the game’s world, and acquire a healing recipe that can be used to help you throughout the game. So, make sure to add this quest to your list of side quests to complete.

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