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Someone Made an Umami Cronut Burger

Robyn Lee 9 comments

It's a match made in trendy-NYC-food heaven (or hell): an Umami Burger with a bisected Cronut-for-buns. Yesterday, Matthew Schonfeld of First We Feast spent about five hours making this burger mash-up, starting at 6:38 a.m. when he got in line at Dominique Ansel Bakery for their limited number of deep-fried croissant doughnuts, and ending at the grand opening of Umami Burger's first NYC location. More

Umami Burger Will Open in the West Village on Monday

AHT: New York Nick Solares 7 comments

West Coast burger chain Umami Burger is set to open the first of three planned New York outposts next Monday in the West Village. The restaurant will be a sit-down, waiter service affair, with a full bar and cocktails. The menu will focus heavily on burgers and sides as one would expect, but it will also feature salads and possibly other sandwiches in the near future. Take a look through the slideshow at some of the burgers and cocktails » More

Umami Burger Coming to Brooklyn This Year

Robyn Lee 3 comments

Los Angeles-based chain Umami Burger just announced plans to open in Brooklyn by the end of the year, at 156 North 4th Street in Williamsburg. This is the third New York City location they've announced so far. More

First Look: U-Mini in Los Angeles Makes the Future of the Fast Food Burger Look Bright

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 4 comments

The unstoppable Umami Burger turns its sights on the fast food concept with delicious results. More

Burger City Guides: David Myers's Favorite Burgers in Los Angeles

Top 5 Allegra Ben-Amotz 10 comments

David Myers knows a thing or two about burgers. After cutting his teeth working at a three Michelin-starred restaurant in France, then under Daniel Boulud, he set out to bring his own creation to Los Angeles. It took years of training and a rumored 11 tries to get Comme Ça's version just right, by treating it like a steak, but David says it's really his mom that taught him how to make what The New York Times has deemed a perfect burger (and we agree). Here are his top five burgers in Los Angeles. More

New From Umami Burger: The 'Pink Slime' Burger

Robyn Lee 4 comments

While others burger makers are getting rid of "pink slime"—ammonia hydroxide-treated beef trimmings—Umami Burger is bringing it back. ...Sort of. They named a burger after it. More

The Story Behind Umami Burger, from 'Los Angeles Magazine'

Robyn Lee 2 comments

In this month's issue of Los Angeles Magazine, dine editor Lesley Bargar Suter chronicles the "casual dining revolution" of Adam Fleischman, founder of Umami Burger. More

11 Burgers That Are Worth the Hype

The Serious Eats Team 41 comments

Famous burgers may not always live up to the hype, but mountains of praise have to be right sometimes. Here are some of our favorite burgers around the country that are worth the hype. More

Umami Burger's $100 Truffle and Foie Gras-topped Burger

Robyn Lee 4 comments

It's white truffle season, which means it's time to shave those truffles on top of burgers to increase the price by a bagillion percent. Umami Burger is now offering the $100 MNO (Money is No Object) Burger featuring a grass-fed wagyu patty topped with Grade-A Hudson Valley foie gras, onion marmalade, reduced 1977 Croft Vintage Port, and about a quarter-inch of freshly shaved Italian white truffles. The burger is only available for private parties reserved in advance—25-person minimum if you're eating at the restaurant, 50-person minimum if you want them to bring the burgers to you. More

First Look: Umami Burger Comes to San Francisco

AHT: San Francisco David Kover 8 comments

After five locations in Los Angeles and quite a bit of praise, Umami Burger is on the move. A new San Francisco location opened just over a week ago, and AHT got onto the scene to check it out. More

Umami Burger Opening in NYC in Late 2012, Expanding with a Fast Food Concept

Robyn Lee 4 comments

Popular Los Angeles-based burger mini chain Umami Burger (AHT review) is coming to New York City at the end of 2012, reports Grub Street. Hospitality group SBE has joined with Umami Restaurant Group founder/chief executive Adam Fleischman for the national expansion, which will include a fast food burger concept called U-ko. Nation's Restaurant News has more details about the upcoming restaurants, including a combination of 25 new Umami Burgers and U-ko locations by the end of 2013, the first UMAMIcatessen (Umami Burger, kosher deli, and charcuterie bar) in Los Angeles in November, and a pizza concept called 800°. More

GQ's Burger of the Year: Umami Burger in Los Angeles

Robyn Lee 6 comments

In the December issue of GQ, food writer Alan Richman gives Umami Burger in Los Angeles the title of Burger of the Year. Richman admits he doesn't care much for the L.A. burger culture, but says this about Umami Burger's founder Adam Fleischman: "His face belongs on the Mount Rushmore of the burger world." More

Grilled: Adam Fleischman, Owner of Umami Burger in Los Angeles

Grilled Damon Gambuto 4 comments

[Photograph: Damon Gambuto] In this installment of our burger interview series, I sit down with burger impresario Adam Fleischman of Umami Burger. I can barely believe it was just a short while back that Adam, a regular AHT reader, gave... More

Burgers and Wine: The Umami Burger Truck and domaineLA

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 12 comments

This post took place over a month ago, but is only being published now due to editorial oversight. Our bad. But hey, the food still exists! Here's Damon's review of Umami Burger's entrant into the food truck scene. [Photographs: Damon... More

Photo of the Day: Umami Burger

Robyn Lee 4 comments

[Photograph: Chris Cullen] Dripping juices, charred meat patty, and toasted buns—it's hard for me to turn away from Chris Cullen's photograph of the namesake burger from Umami Burger in Los Angeles. The burger is topped with a Parmesan tuile,... More

Top 5: Damon Gambuto's Favorite Burgers in Los Angeles

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 15 comments

Note: Today our Top 5 burgers series continues with our LA correspondent, Damon Gambuto. Burger from Comme Ça. [Photographs: Damon Gambuto, unless otherwise noted] Before you dig into, what will doubtless be, my most controversial post, you should know that... More

'Recession Special' At Umami Burger in Los Angeles

AHT: Los Angeles Robyn Lee Post a comment

Umami Burger is offering a "recession special" where you can get of free fries or Mexican Coke with any burger between their off-peak hours of 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., seven days a week. Related: Discovering the Fifth Taste at... More

Discovering the Fifth Taste at Umami Burger in Los Angeles

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 55 comments

Umami Burger 850 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90036 (map); 323-931-3000‎; umamiburger.com Cooking Method: Griddled Short Order: A gourmet burger that is both true to the form and deliciously original Want Fries with That? They are more... More

Umami Burger Officially Opening Tomorrow in LA

Robyn Lee 4 comments

Umami Burger, a new burger joint dedicated to "the fifth taste," has been in "soft opening" for the past few weeks, but their official opening day is tomorrow. The signature Umami Burger contains six umami-rich toppings, including Parmesan cheese crisp... More

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