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Umami Burger Opening Local Location

Popular burger restaurant moving into former Le Pain Quotidien space on San Vicente

By Kerry Slater

Umami Burger has announced that two new locations for the Westside.

As reported by Toddrickallen, Umami Burger will be opening at 3050 San Vicente Boulevard in the former space that used to be home to Le Pain Quotidien.

Umami Burger gets its name from “umami” which translates from Japanese as a “pleasant savory taste.” Along with sweet, salty, sour and bitter, umami is one of the five basic tastes. Every burger at Umami contains umami-rich ingredients. The meat (American wagyu beef) is seasoned with umami sauce, which contains soy sauce and many of the burgers are topped with Parmesan cheese, another umami-rich food.

The LA-based restaurant, which has over 20 locations worldwide, is also opening a location elsewhere on the Westside in Venice on Main Street.

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