Today is National Burger Day and May is National Burger Month. What better way to eat a burger (or two) than by giving back while eating one of America’s most beloved foods. The “Feel Good Burger” exclusively at The Rockefeller gastropub at both the Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach location offers a special burger for #3.99 every Tuesday throughout the year. Proceeds from the sale of the burger support different local charities that change each month.
Chef Andrea Cavaliere’s has a new 4 to 7 aperitivo menu featuring a decadent fontina black truffle burger which features crispy prosciutto and is served up on a plush onion brioche bun. Priced at $7, and available from 4 – 7 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday, this burger packs serious bang for its buck. Cecconi’s West Hollywood, 8764 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069, (310)432-2000.
Order an Executive Chef Ernesto Uchimura’s Tommy Lasorda Burger at Plan Check. It’s made with housemade bacon spread, lettuce, tomato, onion, Americanized dashi cheese, and topped with a hot dog and mustard. Golden Road Brewery is taking over Plan Check now until Saturday, May 31 at both the Sawtelle and Fairfax locations. They will be serving tasting flights of five beers for $5 and eight beers for $8 including: 20/20 IPA, Heal the Bay, El Hefe (aged in tequila barrels), Get up of That Brown, Wolf Among Weeds, 329 Lager. Full pints range from $7-12 and are $2 off during happy hour at the Fairfax location from 3 -7 p.m. and at the Sawtelle location from 3 -6 p.m.
Known for their inventive twists on gourmet hot dogs and sausages, Dog Haus also makes a great burger. The fast-growing Pasadena-based restaurant has led the pack in Pasadena’s Burger Week people’s choice awards for the past two years with burgers served on King’s Hawaiian buns. The Freiburger features white American cheese, a fried egg, Haus slaw and fries. a
Dog Haus Pasadena, 105 N. Hill Ave, Pasadena CA, 91106 / Dog Haus Biergarten, 93 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91105 / Dog Haus Alhambra, 410 E. Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Sawtelle’s Mediterranean gem serves a noteworthy burger. Chef Tri Nguyen’s burger features a New York steak blend patty with manchego cheese, sun-dried tomato tapenade, lemon aioli, and peppery arugula. 11301 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064.
Some of the burger specials will continue past the month of May. Enjoy them all summer long.