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Pasadena, CA: Classic Burger Joint Greatness at Jake's of Pasadena

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 6 comments

A classic burger joint is still serving excellent burgers 66 years after it first opened. More

Pasadena, CA: The El Cholo Café Burger is Something To Be Missed

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 6 comments

A classic Mexican restaurant serves a burger that isn't worthy of the restaurant's fine reputation. More

Celebrate Pasadena Cheeseburger Week, January 13 to 18

Robyn Lee 9 comments

Next week from January 13 to 18, Pasadena is celebrating their second annual Pasadena Cheeseburger Week during which over 40 restaurants in the city will offer special deals and creative burger interpretations. When you've eaten your fill of burgers, vote for your favorite restaurants in this online survey for the chance to win a cheeseburger meal at a participating restaurant. More

Los Angeles: A Fine Fusion Burger at Abricott

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 4 comments

A new fusion restaurant in Pasadena puts their culinary mash-up aesthetic to work on their burger with excellent results. More

Pasadena, CA: Greatness Pops Up at Burger Haven

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 4 comments

A burger only pop-up in the back of a Pasadena gastropub makes some seriously good burgers. More

Happy Pasadena Cheeseburger Week

Robyn Lee 5 comments

This week Pasadena, California, is celebrating its claim as the birthplace of the cheeseburger—specifically at the Rite Spot Cafe around 1924—with Cheeseburger Week running until January 20. Pasadena Restaurant Week has a listing of restaurants in Pasadena serving cheeseburgers and cheeseburger-inspired dishes, along with some special deals for the week. More

Los Angeles: Head to Vertical Wine Bistro on Thursdays for Burger Night

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 3 comments

The normally upscale and French-inspired menu at Vertical Wine Bistro gets a burger makeover every Thursday night that's worth a closer look. More

The Epic Excess of the Pastrami Burger at The Hat in Pasadena, CA

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 17 comments

Los Angeles is famous for its In-N-Out style burgers, but could just as well be known for its pastrami burgers. The Hat has been serving them up for almost 60 years. More

A Burger Tradition Continues at Connal's in Pasadena, CA

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 7 comments

A classic Pasadena sandwich shop is still making quality, tasty burgers that keep the regulars coming back. More

Photo of the Day: Cheeseburger from Pie 'N Burger in Pasadena, California

Robyn Lee 5 comments

[Photograph: Los Angeles Foodie] From Los Angeles Foodie comes this bulging cheeseburger topped with everything from the over 40-year-old Pie 'N Burger in Pasadena. Too pretty to eat? Almost. Related: Pie 'N Burger a Purely Californian Experience... More

The Origin of Fast Food at Wolfe Burgers in Pasadena, California

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 8 comments

[Photographs: Damon Gambuto] Wolfe Burgers 46 North Lake Avenue, Pasadena CA‎ 91101 (map); 323-254-9138; wolfeburgers.com Cooking Method: Grilled Short Order: An old-school burger joint that hearkens back to a time when "fast food" wasn't a pejorative. Want Fries with... More

Remembering The Original Tops in Pasadena

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 12 comments

The Original Tops 3838 E Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena CA 91107 (); 626-449-4412‎; theoriginaltops.com Cooking Method: Charbroiled Short Order: A classic burger spot is remade as a very good fast food spot Want Fries with That?Yes, please. These are a... More

Season's Greetings From Lucky Boy In Pasadena, California

AHT: Los Angeles Damon Gambuto 10 comments

Lucky Boy Drive-In 640 South Arroyo Parkway Pasadena, CA 91105 (map); 626-793-0120 Cooking Method: Char-broiled Short Order: An old school greasy spoon delivers on the grease Want Fries with That? No, no, no. Please, no Prices: 1/4-pound hamburger, $2.90;... More

Pie 'N Burger a Purely Californian Experience

AHT: Los Angeles Nick Solares 13 comments

Biting into the burger at Pie 'N Burger is a wondrous experience. Perfectly balanced textures come from the soft bun, the snap and crunch of the pickles and the generous helping of lettuce, and the beef, exhibiting both crunch from the charred exterior and ethereally buttery tenderness from the inner flesh. More

Slow But Steady Growth After In-N-Out Founder's Death

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Relax. In-N-Out isn't going to change with the death of cofounder Esther Snyder. From the Los Angeles Times: The new head of In-N-Out Burgers said Monday that the venerable restaurant chain would remain in family hands and stay true to... More

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