Good Eats: Umami Burger

11 Aug

Juicy, angus beef patty, thin, paper-like parmesan crisp, sauteed wild mushrooms, and a watery, char-grilled tomato slice all pressed together within an airy, lightly-toasted brioche bun. That is what the first bite of an Umami burger tastes like. Their signature sandwich harmoniously combines these individually-distinct flavors into a single, heavenly dish. Each burger on Umami’s menu is carefully-assembled, incorporating various unusual tastes to create a brilliant final product. Featured in today’s Los Angeles Times food section, Umami has five locations within Los Angeles, each restaurant with its own original decor and ambience. During our visit, my family and I sampled the Umami, SoCal, and Earth burgers. All three exceeded my expectations. With its trademark beef, crunchy butter lettuce, savory house spread, and sweet, caramelized onions, the SoCal burger ranked highest on my list of menu recommendations. The pleasant, attentive service heightened the experience as each server patiently explained the menu items and enthusiastically answered any questions I had. I highly recommend Umami for its ideal mix of fresh, quality ingredients with new, innovative pairings that will surely leave you craving for more.

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20 Responses to “Good Eats: Umami Burger”

  1. Nina Morena August 12, 2011 at 1:49 am #

    It's funny that I've never liked burgers, so I don't ever eat them. But this just made me so hungry!xoxonina.com

  2. AnneBallo August 12, 2011 at 4:06 am #

    Just stumbled across your blog! I followed 🙂 This looks so delicious! mmmm i'm sure you enjoyed it!xxCome visit me @: Fashion Infactuation a;

  3. Lizzy August 12, 2011 at 4:09 am #

    Oh wow, that's a very yummy picture with a yummy description. Definitely mouth-watering 😛 But I sadly, I don't think they have Umami branches in my country D; Hope they set up one soon!xoxolizzy

  4. Pink Fox August 12, 2011 at 9:52 am #

    Thanks for your lovely comment!This looks so yummy, I'm going to prepare my lunch right away! :)I'm following you now, so pls follow me back! :)xxhttp://followthepinkfox.blogspot.com/

  5. Viki August 12, 2011 at 10:37 am #

    Wow all your recepies sound so yummy!Thanks you so much for your comment, I'll be glad to follow you! Feel free to follow me back :)Hope you're having a great summer! I've seen the pictures from la Boqueria and they're so nice.xxx

  6. Liz B. August 12, 2011 at 3:46 pm #

    mmmm burgers are the best! and this one looks to die for! Yum!Thanks for following me! you were my first follower too! :)~bumbling bee

  7. CutestPrincess August 12, 2011 at 3:47 pm #

    this burger made me so hungry! yummy!http://xitsagirlthingx.blogspot.com

  8. Mirjam König August 12, 2011 at 6:03 pm #

    looks like it was tasting great! :DThank you so much for your super lovely comment! – stay tuned! 😀adelightfuldream.blogspot.com

  9. Violoniste August 13, 2011 at 1:20 am #

    I love Umami – celebrated my birthday there two years ago and have been a fan ever since! Thanks for the sweet comment – sure, let's follow each other 🙂 happy LA food-ing!

  10. Katie August 13, 2011 at 1:21 am #

    Digging that Parmesan crisp, this looks amazing!

  11. HUMANITYISBEAUTIFUL August 13, 2011 at 5:46 am #

    oh, yum! i don't eat beef but this looks delicious! thank you so much for the lovely comment! you have a great blog so i am now following! i would love if you followed back :)))

  12. City Girl August 13, 2011 at 7:07 am #

    thank you for your nice comment!! love your blog and photos! following you now..

  13. DWei August 13, 2011 at 7:14 am #

    Ugh, so hungry now just by looking at that picture… ;_;

  14. Michelle's Style File August 13, 2011 at 10:26 am #

    Looks delicious!!xMichellehttp://www.michellesstylefile.blogspot.com

  15. Céline Mademoiselle ... August 13, 2011 at 10:54 pm #

    Gosh, everything looks so TASTY here;-) It's a crime !!!Thanks for your visit and your lovely comment on my bog.I will follow your with pleasure. I hope you will do the same;-)xoxo from a style over in BrusselsCéline Mademoiselle

  16. angelina wong August 14, 2011 at 4:26 am #

    I don't really like burger, but this one is an exception! haha.. thank you for visiting my blog 🙂 I always wanna learn how to cook, like you! But I think I'm not good at it at all. haha.

  17. Sam August 14, 2011 at 2:02 pm #

    Oh wow the Unami burger looks and sounds delicious. Your descriptions really make me hungry! You can tell your really passionate about food. Love it.Sam x (Thanks for the lovely blog comment)http://fashionb-elle.blogspot.com

  18. Everyone loves fashion August 14, 2011 at 3:24 pm #

    this sounds very interesting 🙂 thanks for sharing it with us!

  19. lhamo Mashutzo August 14, 2011 at 5:14 pm #

    thanks a lot for following me.i am sure to follow back.i love ur comment. thanks again for that!i am glad that you like my hand writing because everyone of my dears have problem with my handwriting :(..http://silenceriver.blogspot.com/

  20. Skinny Jeans August 18, 2011 at 1:32 am #

    Oh ya! We love burgers. We're following, we hope you'll do the same. :)Malika & Hanaexoxo

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