Hamburgers may very well be the quintessential food of Southern California. The combination of ground beef (or, more recently, plant-based alternatives) and bun is so deeply entrenched in Los Angeles’s dining culture that there’s always a new creation to taste in and around the city. Upscale spots, takeaway joints, and street pop-ups all love to sell burgers to eager audiences, at all price points, and in all formats.
Here now are nine of the hottest newer burgers to know about around Los Angeles, from a Sunset Strip happy hour steal to what may be (already) one of the best burgers in Los Angeles, thanks in no small part to an au poivre-infused mayonnaise. And remember: All of these spots are relatively new on the scene. Anyone looking for legacy burger picks and longtime staples that have come to shape the region’s burger ecosystem over time can check out Eater’s list of essential LA burgers here.Read More