For many of us, it’s been months since we’ve gotten together for some burgers and drinks with friends. That’s why Los Angeles has put together a socially distanced edition of our annual Burgers Bourbon + Beer event, so we can all enjoy some food and drink together, while staying safely apart.
Instead of a crowd mingling in one room or outdoor space together, this year’s BB+B will find participants driving up at three locations to pick up burger and cocktail kits to enjoy at home, outside, or wherever you (safely and legally) decide. The burgers are custom, off-menu creations whipped up just for us; each cocktail kit includes spirits from Maker’s Mark, Knob Creek, or Jim Beam, along with a special gift pack from our sponsors.
And, best of all, everyone will be doing the crawl over the same three days, enjoying the same menu, meaning it’s a little way to share an experience with those you haven’t been able to dine with in person in a long time.
This year’s participating restaurants offered an advanced look at what they’re cooking up. Warning: do not read this if you’re hungry. And, yes, tickets are still available.
October 27: District DTLA
La Carreta Burger: carne asada beef patty, queso frito, pickled cabbage salad, chimichurri aioli, sweet plantain bun (vegetarian option available)
Jim Beam Black Highball: Jim Beam Black with premium soda water
October 28: All Day Baby
ADB Chili Cheese Burger: dry-aged beef patty, smoked chili, white American cheese, white onion, potato bun
Gold Rush: Maker’s Mark, honey syrup, fresh squeezed lemon juice
October 29: The Win~Dow
Hash Burger: meat patty, hash brown, cheese, onion, and steak sauce, buns (vegetarian option available)
Knob Creek Lemonade: Knob Creek boubon, Dekuper apricot liqueur, fresh lemon juice, limoncello, simple syrup
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