Battle of the Burgers winners
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2012 Los Angeles Times Battle of the Burgers winners

Richard Amiel, of Cathedral City, submitted the winning recipe for the H-Bomb Burger. You can view Amiel’s recipe here(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Debbie Pappalau, of Westlake Village, submitted the winning Buffalo Cambozola Burger. View Pappalau’s recipe here(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
George Levinthal, of Goleta, Calif., came up with the Taste of Italy Turkey Burger. View Levinthal’s recipe here(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Echo Park’s Christopher Lucchese submitted the winning recipe for the BLT&E burger. View Lucchese’s recipe here(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Paul Lindsay, of Pasadena, came up with the winning Howie Burger, named for his uncle. View Lindsay’s recipe here(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
The five Battle of the Burger victors were chosen from more than 140 entries this year.  (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
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