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Best Burgers In Los Angeles

May marks National Burger Month and restaurants throughout Los Angeles are making sure burgers are number one on their menus this month. The traditional burger sandwich features a cooked ground beef patty placed inside a bun. Throughout the years at-home and professional chefs have liked to put their own spin on this classic meal by adding cheeses, various sauces and grilled vegetables. L.A. has quite the myriad of burger options ranging from Korean-style and classic, to open-faced and foie gras. Here are the best five in the city.


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Best Of LA: Week Of November 3

With a season of pumpkins and goblins behind us, Los Angelinos have a bright and festive fall week ahead of them.


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What You’re Eating – Best Fall Menus in L.A.

Fall menus are integral to getting that Autumn-time feeling, even if the weather is not cooperating with crisp, colder air.


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Best Fried Chicken In Los Angeles

For the best fried chicken in L.A., read on and be prepared to lick your fingers.


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Best Fried Chicken In LA

With National Fried Chicken Day around the corner, it’s time to plan out how you want to spend it.


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Best Of LA: Week Of June 30

Happy Birthday, America. Celebrate our nation’s independence this week with a full lineup of All-American fun and activities.


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Best of LA: Week of March 17

The middle of March kicks off with St. Patrick’s Day, which means luck is on your side, and you’re in for a week full of treats.


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Chef Uchimura Shares A Smokey Fried Chicken Recipe

Creator of the Umami Burger, Chef Ernesto Uchimura and owner of LA’s Plan Check Kitchen + Bar, Terry Heller, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to show viewers how to make Plan Check’s award-winning Smokey Fried Chicken.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2012