Burger Battle Royale: Best of the West

BurgerBattle_Chef Matt Molina



of Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles, CA

Find out more about this James Beard award-winning chef at jamesbeard.org.




Chef Matt Molina’s Top 5 Favorite Burgers in the West

1. CHOPPED SIRLOIN Jar, Los Angeles, CA 

Open-face, so it’s a definite knife-and-forker, with fried egg and green-pepper sauce.

Chopped Sirloin Burger

Photo by Charles Masters


2. THE PIKEY BURGER The Pikey, Los Angeles, CA  

Chargrilled beef, aged cheddar, tomato and worcestershire aioli.

Pikey Burger

Photo by Rose P. via Yelp


3. NUMBER ONE BURGER 25 Degrees at the Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, CA  

Buttery crescenza and gorgonzola cheeses on a bacon burger.

25 Degrees Burger

Photo via #25degreesHollywood on http://25degreesrestaurant.com/los-angeles/


4. ULTIMELT BURGER Go Burger, Los Angeles, CA  An upscale twist on the patty melt with bacon and a special sauce between two grilled cheese sandwiches.

Ultimelt Burger

Photo by Fiona H. via Yelp


5. THE PUG BURGER The Hungry Cat, Hollywood, CA

Organic Niman Ranch beef with house- smoked bacon, avocado and Danish blue cheese on a brioche bun.

The Pub Burger

Photo by Michael K. via Yelp



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