Smashburgers have become immensely popular in LA over the last few years, so much so that it’s hard to know which spots are actually worth checking out. We’ll make this very clear then - go to Easy Street. Right now. The tiny pop-up in an empty parking lot along Western Ave. in East Hollywood is cooking up one of the best versions we’ve ever had in town. Greasy, but-not-too-greasy, crispy, but never burnt, Easy Street is exactly what a smashburger should be. You should absolutely add some chopped grilled onions on top for $1, and keep in mind the patties are thin, so a double should be your minimum order. The fries are admittedly just OK, so if you come hungry, plan to just order two burgers instead.
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