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Our 5 Best Cheeseburger Recipes from LA Restaurants

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Today is National Cheeseburger Day! To honor this very solemn occasion, we're sharing four of our favorite cheeseburger recipes from restaurants around L.A. Make one for the holiday -- or, do one better and make them all.

Gorgonzola Burger with Thousand Island and Arugula: This upscale burger from Hollywood's 25 Degrees restaurant has two cheeses, plus bacon, and homemade Thousand Island dressing. Fancy, yet messy.

Cheddar Burger with Dolce Onions and Vinegar Aioli: As with many fancy burger recipes these days, this one from The Churchill calls for arugula. More importantly, there are caramelized onions and from-scratch aioli.

Tallegio Burger with Jalapeno-Pineapple Compote: This burger from The Oaks has made quite a name for itself, and it's not too difficult to whip up yourself, even with that delectable compote.

Cheddar Burger with Bacon and Pickles: A classic from Public Kitchen in the Roosevelt Hotel: great ingredients, very straightforward.

Cafe Gratitude Cheeseburger

I Am Magical Veggie Burger: Vegans and vegetarians have no need to skip the festivities. This oat and grain based burger from Cafe Gratitude is earthy and rich and packed with nutrition.

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