LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Original Tommy’s celebrated its 70th anniversary Sunday with a $.70 meal deal that had hundreds of chili and burger lovers lined up for blocks and hours.
The USC Trojan band was on hand to keep the crowd dancing.READ MORE: Riverside Adds 419 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Deaths; San Bernardino Reports 253 Cases, 22 Deaths
But as CBS2’s Jennifer Kastner reported the folks weren’t lined up to dance or listen to music.
She spoke to one woman who was getting her burger around 6 p.m. and she said she’d been in line for about six hours. But, of course, it was worth the wait.READ MORE: Pasadena's Lucky Boy Burgers Sues Postmates Alleging Unfair Business Practices
The crowd at the Beverly Boulevard location was also treated bo mariachi bands, prizes and a Tommy’s classic car.
The event started at 10:45 a.m. and will last until midnight Sunday.MORE NEWS: Lynne Thompson Announced As 2021 Los Angeles Poet Laureate
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