Incredible “Plan Check” Burgers! “Ketchup Leather!” Bite Into National Burger Month!

May Is National Burger Month! So Celebrate With Some “Ketchup Leather!”

Ketchup leather recipe

Time to celebrate national burger month by looking at one of LA’s most acclaimed burger joints: Plan Check! When I say these are burgers worth biting down on, here’s what I mean:

best Los Angeles burgers

Time to celebrate a month of great burgers – and let’s get started with one of the newest – AND BEST – burger bars in LA:

plan_check_stamp

Plan Check!

“Plan Check” opened in 2012, and now has three locations om Los Angeles, I checked out the Sawtelle restaurant near work, which is always packed with people eager to bite down on this:

national burger month
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Bring On The “Ketchup Leather!”

“Plan Check” has half a dozen burger options, plus pastrami and chicken sandwiches…I tested the tradition “PCB” – and yes, they all come with ketchup leather! See it there?

Plan Check Burger Ketchup Leather

It tastes like a ketchup fruit roll up, and a nice chewy addition to the soft bun and juicy burger….there is so much going on here it’s almost impossible to capture it!

Plan check burger

Here is the PCB:

PCB (PLAN CHECK BURGER) $12.00
americanized dashi cheese, ketchup leather, schmaltz onions, mixed pickles, crunch bun

You can see the “schmaltz onions” and the pickles as well:

Plan Check pickle burger

I also tried another one of Plan Check’s specialities:

The “Beef Tallow” Fries!

beef tallow fries

Plan Check serves fries up two ways:


FRIES $5.00
beef tallow, smoked salt, fresh ketchup

SWEET POTATO WAFFLE FRIES $6.00
beef tallow, peach ketchup

Of course, they can all be “suppressed” with schmaltz onions and cheese, which we did:

best french fries recipes

“Plan Check” is packed to the rafters for a reason: a great menu that is well executive, and fun stuff like “ketchup leather” make it a memorable bite…oh, and since it’s National Burger Month, let’s remember a few more “memorable bites”, like this one:

Bacon burger with mac'n'cheese and tater tots


The “Mac’n’Cheeseburger”!

Sure it’s way more than you need, but isn’t that the point? You can see more about the majesty of the “macaroni-n-cheeseburger” by clicking on my story here:

https://johnrieber.com/2015/02/23/bacon-mac-n-cheese-corn-dogs-wild-macncheese-bacon-burgers-mac-up/

And when you celebrate burgers, it’s more than just an appreciation of the taste…I love that burger can also be works of art:

porknado pronburger

Yes, there is a website that turns burgers into mini-masterpieces – check it out here:

https://johnrieber.com/2014/07/30/sushi-burgers-the-porknado-check-out-these-amazing-burger-works-of-art/

Let me know what your favorite burger is!

Plan Check Burger Ketchup Leather



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