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The Ramen Burger Is Coming To L.A.

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If you were too lazy to make the ramen burger yourself, you're in luck. Keizo Shimamoto of Brooklyn's Smorgasburg, who came up with this fantastical fusion food, and is now bringing it to L.A. for just one day.

He'll be serving 500 of the ramen burgers at Mitsuwa Marketplace in Torrance this Saturday on a first come, first served basis. The burgs will cost you $8, and will be served starting at 11 a.m. Considering the throngs that showed up to get a taste in Brooklyn, you'd better consider camping out if you want to get a taste.

This oh-so-popular burger is made of two pan-fried ramen patties that act as a bun sandwiching a ground beef patty.

Shimamoto announced the arrival of the hybrid Frankenfood on his blog. (To give credit where it's due, we were tipped off to this by the Times.)

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"A week ago I had a dream that my mom would be able to try a Ramen Burger, not an imposter but a REAL Ramen Burger, the same one I debuted at Smorgasburg five weeks ago," wrote Shimamoto on "Today that dream will come true. But not only will my mom be able to eat one, my fellow Angelinos who come early will also get to try one."



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