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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on August 15.]
Satisfaction comes in many forms, but there's no treat quite like a super-savory burger. Sinking your teeth into a scrumptious patty and wrapping your lips around a yummy toasted bun fills the belly bill like no other.
Since Los Angeles obviously isn't lacking in this department, we set out on a journey to bring you nothing but the best. From the tried and true (hello, In-N-Out!) to utterly gourmet grub (truffle oil, anyone?), take a drive through our top picks and get ready to melt. Oh, and you may want to find a designated driver for the food coma that's sure to strike afterwards. Don't say we didn't warn ya.
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