Burger Week in Los Angeles and Orange Counties: July 12-18, 2020

As restaurants begin to partially reopen amidst the cautious easing of restrictions across Southern California, the popular food blog Foodbeast and KFI AM 640’s food show, “The Fork Report: Hosted by Neil Saavedra,” have teamed up to introduce Burger Week from Sunday, July 12, 2020 to Sunday, July 18, 2020. This celebration comes as a rallying campaign to support local restaurants across both Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

“Restaurants have just experienced one of the most challenging times in recent history and the only way to help them is to come together as a culinary community to show our support,” says Pamela Waitt, president of the OC Restaurant Association. “In addition to our incredible sponsors, Shamrock Foods and Maker’s Mark, we are thrilled to partner with Foodbeast and ‘The Fork Report Hosted by Neil Saavedra’ while bringing Orange County and Los Angeles together to officially introduce Burger Week 2020. If there was ever a time to support your local eateries, it’s definitely now.”

Photo courtesy of Burger Week

Participating restaurants across the Los Angeles and Orange counties will be featuring burgers of every kind, ranging from classic to creative and featuring proteins including beef, chicken, turkey, mushroom, and plant-based options, on menus priced at $10, $15, $20, and luxe $25 menus. Many will also be featuring special dine-in, takeout, and delivery packages along with specialty cocktails made with Maker’s Mark, Hornitos Tequila, or Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey. Pasadena restaurants Foothill and Mi Piace are participating alongside many other Los Angeles eateries.

To check for all participating restaurants and their menus, visit BurgerWeek.com.

If you aren’t comfortable with outdoor dining, please consider calling in and picking up from your favorite local restaurants, and also tip generously for the wonderful folks making delicious meals for us all!

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Brianna Chu is an opinion writer for Beacon Media who was born and raised in Pasadena. She loves to cook and to eat, is a lifelong viewer of Food Network, and enthusiastically introduced the tradition of Thanksgiving dinners to her British and European friends while earning her degree at the University of St Andrews. While they absolutely hated going around the table and saying what they were grateful for every year, they also loved the excuse to get together and feast with friends enough to endure it anyway. She also occasionally writes play reviews. She caught the theater bug in high school, acting in five plays and two musicals in high school, and continued to act, produce, and direct in university as well.


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