Lunch Links (The “Last Days For Umami’s Mayer Hawthorne Burger” Edition)

If you’re a Mayer Hawthorne fan and a burger fan you’ll be interested to know that tomorrow is the last day his special burger will be available at Umami. ┬áThe burger, which comes topped with cognac-infused parsnip puree, cognac fondue sauce, hatch chiles and chile straws, was reintroduced this month to promote his new record “Where Does This Door Go”. The burger is available at The Grove and Hollywood locations of Umami.

Here’s what else is going on in lunch these days…

  • DTLA La Morelianas in the Grand Central Market makes some good carnitas [LAM]
  • DTLA Loteria and Torta Co. coming soon to Figat7th [Eater]
  • KTOWN Cho Man Wan serves up great dumplings and jjanjangmeyon [LAT]
  • LOS FELIZ The Palace has SGV style lunch specials!?! [Clarissa Wei]
  • SILVER LAKE Black Hogg has a lunchtime sandwich menu called Sopressata [Squid Ink]
  • VENICE Look who finally discovered El Huarique! [LAT]
  • WEST LA Sushi Stop is opening a Shabu Shabu place on Sawtelle! [Eater]
  • WESTWOOD 800 To Go opens on Tuesday w/ an expanded sandwich menu [Eater]
  • MOBILE Ricky’s Fish Tacos is the best taco in America… [Daily Meal]
  • MOBILE … and soon they’ll be getting their own truck! [Squid Ink]
  • FOOD IS THE NEW ROCK I podcasted w/ Grant Achatz at the L.A. Food & Wine Fest last weekend [FitnR]


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