It’s already huge out west. Now Umami Burger‘s taking Manhattan, drawing crowds at its Village shop in its opening week. Early Chowhound reports praise the truffle burger (pictured) and sides like spicy-sour fried pickles and “smushed” potatoes with roasted-garlic aioli. No word yet on the only-in-Gotham five-spice duck burger.

Photo by Chowhound user kosmose7

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