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Recession Obsession: Mobile Japanese Burgers

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A Recession Obsession is, 1) a meal so great that it sticks in your mind long after digestion's end, and, 2) plays nice with your sensitive wallet. Is there a better place than Los Angeles to eat a wide variety of amazing food that so happens to be inexpensive? Probably not. We're as lucky as we are well fed. We last obsessed over A Great New Indian Spot, and Sky's Gourmet Tacos. Today, we obsess...

I’ve been following Marked5 (one of the children of the post-Kogi mobile foodscape boom) on Twitter for a few months. Doing so kept reminding me, in 140 character bursts, that their Japanese burgers were roaming the city, awaiting my taste buds.

Finally, myself and some friends (who wonderfully documented our journey,) checked out one of Marked5’s two trucks. It was parked outside of Myspace, in Beverly Hills, serving the area’s lunch crowd. (I wonder if they were denied at parking spot out front of Friendster.)

My group delighted in Marked5’s Japanese burgers, each costing but $5 a piece. You guessed it (I hope,) the mobile Marked5 is LAist’s latest Recession Obsession.