As with Umami Burger joints old and newer, the menu at the latest outpost in L.A. will include the expected dishes, as well as a burger unique to the location. The space will feature art and design from local artists as well as a rear courtyard, and is expected to accommodate a maximum occupancy of 60.
Next up in the expansion plans: Oakland, Burbank and Irvine, plus three locations in New York City. Further down the road, Umami Burgers are planned for Chicago, D.C., Las Vegas and Philadelphia as part of a $20 million investment from New York-based Fortress Investment Group.
And for those not content to travel without a truffle burger, an Umami Burger -- and ink.sack, L.A. Mill, the Larder at Tavern, Chaya and Border Grill, to name a few more -- is planned for the new (and improved) Tom Bradley Terminal at LAX, scheduled to open in 2014.
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