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SEARED ALBACORE SALAD

What? Burger Lounge serves burgers? I go for the salads.

Seared Albacore Salad

SEARED ALBACORE SALAD
Longline Caught Albacore, Arugula, Lentil, Grilled Corn, Red Onion, Roasted Tomato Relish, Champagne Vinaigrette – $10.95

 

ORGANIC GRASS-FED BISON

Ooh, that rich flavor.

Organic Grass-Fed Bison

ORGANIC GRASS-FED BISON
Gorgonzola, Pickled Red Onions, Roasted Garlic Aioli – $11.95

Press

  • Spotting the next Chipotle: 10 restaurants to watch

    Originally published on CNBC   June 23, 2014

    Spotting the next Chipotle: 10 restaurants to watch

    In a fiercely competitive market, investors are constantly looking for the next big thing—the next Chipotle or Starbucks that will beat the restaurant odds.

    To spot these up and comers, predictive analytics company Czar Metrics sifted through data from Twitter, Foursquare, online review sites, Facebook and blogs to create a list of the top-10 emerging restaurant brands.

  • Fast-growing "fast casual" food

    Originally published on UT San Diego   June 15, 2014

    Fast-growing

    Foodie-friendly fare like braised duck leg, organic quinoa salad and grilled mahi mahi tacos dressed with mango habanero salsa is not likely to find its way onto a traditional fast-food menu anytime soon.

    Yet, it is just this sort of gourmet-style, better-for-you cuisine that is remaking the culinary landscape of the quick, limited-service segment of the restaurant industry.

  • 10 Fast-Food Joints That Treat Their Workers Well

    Originally published on Bon Appetit   October 01, 2013

    10 Fast-Food Joints That Treat Their Workers Well

    Profitability and stunning global expansion aside, now is not an ideal time to be a fast food corporation. Recent studies link fast food prices to child obesity rates, and this past summer thousands of employees of national chains like McDonalds and Burger King staged protests in 60 U.S. cities. Striking for better wages, the demonstrations were part of a yearlong campaign for labor rights in the service sector.

    Fortunately, for conscientious diners who are short on time but long on principle, many quick-service eateries—from an upstanding national burger chain to a Civil Rights landmark in Washington, D.C.—are dedicated to both high-quality ingredients and workers’ rights. Here are 10 places to feel good fast.

  • Burger Lounge was Voted Best Burger in San Diego Magazine for 2013!

    Originally published in San Diego Magazine   May 13, 2013

    San Diego Magazine tallied thousands of votes in their most anticipated poll of the year, and the best restaurants of 2013 are here!

  • Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner: The Burger Lounge - RedTricycle

    Originally published online on Red Tricycle   May 08, 2013

    Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner: The Burger Lounge - RedTricycle

    Heads up kids! A new burger joint! In Los Angeles!
    We know. Even our kids know. Like a hole in the head this town needs a new place to get a burger. But bear with us. We’re on your side here. And there’s a reason we’re into this place…

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