LA Icon Tam’s Burgers Regulated Out of Existence

While The Straight Beef tries to put politics and other worldly concerns aside to concentrate on the purer, more Platonic aspects of burgiatry, we can’t help but mourn when local fussbudgets shut down a perfectly good burger joint just because it’s in a bad neighborhood. Tam’s has been an LA icon for more than 30 years. During the 1992 LA riots, Tam’s was an oasis of calm, a place where neighbors could grab a burger, talk, and escape the craziness of the streets. Now it’s being regulated out of existence. Click link for story.