Category Archives for Hamburger

Beer Belly

There’s something refreshingly contradictory about a restaurant that serves unhealthy food made with care and quality ingredients.  Beer Belly is one such paradox.  The menu is unabashedly heavy on the deep fried, melted cheese, and quack, quack, quack!  My family … Continue reading

11. March 2016 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Hamburger | 1 comment

Burgers & Beer 2015 by LA Weekly

On Saturday, August 8, 2015, LA Weekly held its first Burgers & Beer event at the LA Memorial Coliseum.  40+ restaurants and 30+ breweries were represented.  I tried a little over a dozen burgers, mostly in sliders form, and around … Continue reading

10. August 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Beer, Events and Festivals, Hamburger | Leave a comment

August Food Festivals, Pop-Ups, and Sundry Events

To paraphrase the 1960s band The Zombies, it’s the time of the season for food festivals and other events, and August is replete with them: This past weekend saw the Big Bite Bacon Fest in Long Beach; my recap is … Continue reading

04. August 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Beer, Events and Festivals, Hamburger, Mariscos, Mexican, Tacos | Leave a comment

Umami Burger’s Tasting Menu

Last month, I was invited to try Umami Burger‘s 9-Course Tasting Menu challenge!  I gathered up three poker buddies and descended on Umami’s Hollywood location on a cloudy Saturday afternoon.  Two and a half hours later, we had worked our … Continue reading

12. May 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Cocktails, Events and Festivals, Gastropub, Hamburger | Leave a comment

The Misfit’s $5 Bar Fly Lunches in Santa Monica

[Update, January 2015:  The Bar Fly Lunch menu has changed somewhat.  The burger is no longer available as a $5 lunch option, replaced with a chicken salad, and some of the other items moved days of the week.] If someone … Continue reading

06. September 2014 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Fried Chicken, Gastropub, Hamburger, Salads | Leave a comment

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