Motz has made it his personal mission to preserve America’s hamburger heritage, and his travelogue spotlights the nation’s best roadside stands, nostalgic dinners, mon-n-pop shops, and college town favorites – all with George’s photographs and commentary throughout.
Whether you’re an armchair traveler, a serious connoisseur, or curious adventurer. Hamburger America is an essential resource for reclaiming this precious slice of Americana.
George discusses local favorites including The Apple Pan in West Los Angeles and the revival of Cassell’s Hamburgers in L.A.’s Koreatown.
Memorial Day weekend, Smorgasburg LA has teamed up with world renowned burger expert George Motz for its 2nd annual Burger Day on Sunday, May 27. Motz’s first burger popup at Smorgasburg LA this past December was such a success that he is headed back to the market for a second time, and this time with some of his most talented friends.
Guests should expect burgers in the form of classic takes to mouthwatering modern renditions from six popup vendors, plus burger specials from Smorgasburg LA’s weekly vendors and more.
To add to the festivities Motz will be serving his famous Oklahoma Fried Onion Burger (a smashed patty with thin sliced sweet onion).
It’s definitely a two napkin affair!
Also more exciting news for burger lovers. There is a completely updated, revised and expanded 3rd Edition of Motz’s Hamburger America: A State-By-State Guide to 200 Great Burger Joints that is just out in paperback. Great addition to any culinary or travel home library.