Hey Dude! Surf's Up! Umami Burger Lunch at The Grove

  • Mar 10, 2013 · 1:00 PM
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So this dude that I know tells me, "Hey Sunny! You wanna know what I ate over the weekend? You're not going to believe what I ate?"

"Yeah, tell me. What's up man?"

"I had a Loco Moco Burger Special at the Umami Burger at The Grove."





"So how was it?"

"OMG! OMG Sunny, it was so good! I can't believe how good it is."

"Really? That good?"

"Yeah! Oh man, it's good! Oh, and the Spicy Bird Special. It's sooo good too! OMG! So, good."

"So, you think I should take my dining group there to check out the specials?"

"Yes, do it. OMG, no one will be disappointed."

Hopefully my conversation with this dude convinces you to join me at the Umami Burger at The Grove. I am dying to try the Loco Moco Burger and the Spicy Bird Special. We also have to get The Grove Truffle Burger too. 

I love Umami Burger and you will too. 


Sunny, Co-Organizer for Pleasure Palate Meetup


The Ground rules:

  • Please make note of the Pleasure Palate Attendance Policies and our 3 Strikes Rule by clicking here before RSVP-ing to this Event. Canceling your RSVP within 24 hours or not showing up at the event without contacting the Organizer of this event ahead of time will result in a strike. 3 Strikes and You're Out!
  • Expect lots of fun and plenty of Food conversation. Bring your cameras too.
  • Also expect family style dining. We'll split the burgers, fries, and other items that we order so that way we have a pretty good overall tasting.
  • You are responsible for your share of the food bill that will be split equally.
  • Please bring about $45. I anticipate that our food bill will be way less than $45, but bring it just in case. Note that your beverages are an extra cost on top of your share of the food bill and you're responsible for paying for it too.
  • Whether you eat everything or not, you are still responsible for paying.
  • If you have food allergies or are a picky eater, don't bother to sign up for this event. Sorry, but there are no accommodations.
  • Last but not least, a profile photo is required to attend this event and please don't forget to change your own attendance if you can no longer join us for lunch. Thanks.

Umami Burger website and menuhttp://www.umami.com/umami-burger/eats/umami-burger-the-grove-coming-soon/

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  • Sally

    Umami Burger still reigns supreme! I loved this location, set back from the craziness of The Grove. The signature Loco Moco burger totally lived up to the hype. Thanks Sunny!

    2 · March 10, 2013

    • SuNnY

      The hype was worth it. :-)

      March 16, 2013

  • Vicki S.

    Thanks SuNnY! This was great. I am so happy to have busted my Umami cherry with you all today! YUM! Everything was delicious, especially the Brussels sprouts! The Loco Moco was fantastic as well as the pork and chorizo burger.

    3 · March 10, 2013

    • SuNnY

      Glad you're no longer an Umami Burger virgin. :-)

      March 16, 2013

  • SuNnY

    So Surfer Dude was right about the Loco Moco Burger at Umami. It was delicious! The excellent brown gravy on top of the burger. I also like that the rice patty bun instantly made this burger a gluten-free menu item. We missed out on the Spicy Bird Special, but we got the Triple Pork Burger instead which was also porkalicious. I still love the Beet and Arugula Salad, but I have a super duper love for the new Brussels Sprout Salad. It's incredible. Thanks again to Surfer Dude's burger recommendations and thanks to everyone for joining me for lunch at Umami Burger.

    1 · March 16, 2013

    • Andree

      Is that the bunless one?

      March 16, 2013

    • SuNnY


      March 16, 2013

  • Yumi R.

    What a great way to start off Sunday: great food, friends, and booze! Although I'm not much of a beer drinker, Drifter was tasty, but more impressive was that red blend from Paso Robles!
    My fave foods: brussels sprout in honey-mustard/dijon with hint of citrus glaze; arugula w/beet salad drizzled with truffle oil; triple pork w/chorizo burger; sweet potato fries with cinnamon sugar.

    1 · March 11, 2013

  • Korijna

    Those Brussels sprouts were to die for!

    3 · March 10, 2013

  • Barry

    Terrific! Glad I got to try the Loco Moco Burger! Brussels Sprouts were absolutely delicious.

    2 · March 10, 2013

  • Steev

    Got sick :(

    March 10, 2013

  • Jas

    Swing Dolls at 3 :(

    March 5, 2013

  • Andree

    I'm not sure if I can make it, so I'd rather give the space to someone who can...have fun!

    March 5, 2013

  • Cecilia

    Awww no waitlist???
    'n don't forget that's Daylight Savings time Sunday.

    February 27, 2013

  • Sally

    You know I'm in.

    February 26, 2013

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