Friday, December 2, 2011

Number 4: Marty's Hamburger Stand

Looking for a small burger joint that will satisfy a big appetite? Look no further than Marty's Hamburger Stand on West Pico boulevard! Marty's Hamburger Stand is a old style burger joint that puts more emphasis on the food and whose motto is "Home of the Combo." This so called combo is the Marty's Combo Burger that features a hamburger patty with sliced in half hot dogs on top creating an amazing unique taste. If you are feeling a little bit daring be sure to try and Marty's Combo Chili Burger for the ultimate experience. Marty's Hamburger stand also features delicious breakfast burritos, hot dogs, chili cheese dogs, turkey burgers, fries, onion rings, and a variety of drinks. Leaving no opportunity to not be satisfied.

Marty's Hamburger Stand's environment is not that of a restaurant, but more of a hole in the wall find that you tell all of your friends about. This burger joint is often busy during lunch time so be prepared to wait in line if you plan on going during busy hours. However, you will find that the small wait is incredibly worth the great taste!

Menu Favorites:

Marty's Combo Burger: Burger featuring a juicy patty with sliced half grilled hot dogs on top

Chili Cheese Dog: Delicious Chili Cheese dog with mouth watering chili!

Prices: Burgers and Hot Dogs range from $3-$6. Drinks, fries, and onion rings start at $1.75.


NUMBER 3: In-N-Out Burger

The one burger joint in Los Angeles that is always a good choice no matter your budget, location, or time of day is In-N-Out Burger. With one of the most original, delicious, juicy, and fresh burgers around you can't go wrong! In-N-Out Burger is well known for their simplicity and signature taste that you simply can't find anywhere else. In-N-Out Burger's menu consists of the following choices a hamburger, cheese burger, double cheese burger (known as the Double-double), fries, soft drinks, and milkshakes. The burgers themselves are smaller than a restaurant style burger, but feature fresh cut vegetables, original in house spread, the option of regular or grilled onions, and cheese. If you opt to order your burger with a meal you will be served freshly cut warm crisp fries and a milkshake or softdrink of your choice. In-N-Out features 100% ice cream milkshakes with vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry flavors in a variety of sizes.

One cool addition to In-N-Out Burger is their secret menu. Take any of their menu options and alter it to your liking and you will most likely find it on the hidden menu! One option from the secret menu includes the addition of making you burger animal style featuring the addition of a pickle, extra spread, grilled onions, and a mustard cooked burger patty. Most notably from the secret menu is the 4x4 burger that features four hamburger patties! In-N-Out Burger secret menu also considers the healthier lifestyle offering a protein burger that has hand leafed lettuce around your burger instead of a bun.

All of In-N-Out Burger's menu options are very inexpensive and make for a great place to grab a great tasting lunch or dinner. The environment inside is a clean fast food style seating and you will find plenty of both younger and older groups dinning in. With a great environment, friendly staff, delicious food, and cheap prices In-N-Out is a solid choice!

Menu Favorites:
Double Double Meal: Double Patty Burger, Crisp Fries, and a Milkshake

4x4: Four Patty burger, Crisp Fries, and a Milkshake

Protein Burger: Double Patty Burger wrapped in lettuce and a free cup of water.

Prices: Regular Burgers range between $1.50- $3.00. Fries, Drinks, and Milkshakes around $1.50.


Tuesday, November 29, 2011

NUMBER 2: Father's Office

Father's Office is located on Helm's Ave in Los Angeles California where you will find some of the best burger, fries, and beer combos around. To start, Father's Office has their delicious Office Burger which features a juicy thick patty and caramelized onion giving it that sweet taste that is too delicious to imagine. Add sweet potato fries, and an optional cold beer and you have yourself an amazing meal! Father's Office is open to customers to dine in who are over the age of 21. Customers who are under 21 can accomodate by having their food prepared to-go. Father's Office features a lively and loud environment that is busiest during dinner hours. However, once you get seated and taste you first bite you will be more than happy to be there!

Menu Favorites:
Office Burger: Regular burger including caramelized onions

Beer: A wide variety of beers on tap. Ask the bartender for recommendations!

Price: Burgers Start at $11. Beer prices vary.


NUMBER 1: Umami Burger

Umami Burger is a burger joint in Los Angles serving delicious speciality burgers that you can't find anywhere else in town. Umami Burger is best know for their signature burger "The Umami Burger" featuring a juicy hamburger patty, shiitake mushrooms, caramelized onions, roasted tomato, parmesan crisp, and the one and only umami ketchup. Customers are also offered side dishes specifically picked to compliment their order including thin crispy fires, dutch yellow creamers potatoes double fried, sweet potato fries, malt liquor tempura onion rings, market salads, house pickles, and more! A variety of extra sweets are also available for desert including cake monkey deserts, cherry almond pie, and ice cream sandwiches. Umami Burger may not be the cheapest burger in town, but you will find no other delicious burger like it!

Menu Favorites:

Triple Pork Burger: Fresh ground pork, chorizo and applewood smoked bacon with manchego cheese and pimento aioli

SoCal Burger: Butter lettuce, slow-roasted tomato, house spread, house-made american cheese, and caramelized onions

Umami Burger: Shiitake mushrooms, caramelized onions, roasted tomato, parmesan crisp, and umami ketchup

Manly Burger: Beer-cheddar cheese, smoked-salt onion strings, and bacon lardons.

Prices: Burgers range from $10-$12 dollars. Drinks, sides, and desserts cost $2-$6.