Although this isn't official just yet, word on the street is that a deal is in place to bring Michael's Pizzeria to the small S. Santa Monica Boulevard space that housed BierBeisl until November 9. Michael's Pizzeria is the "#1 Pizzeria in Los Angeles" that you've never tried, and that's because owner Michael Dene (Michael's on Naples) operates two locations in Long Beach and one in Rancho Mirage. So, no extra points for convenience.
On its website, Michael's Pizzeria proudly lists its Zagat designation (which Zagat sort of backtracked on) as the top pizzeria in the city, though when Serious Eats finally made it in last month to see what all the fuss was about, Lance Roberts writes, "At its best, Michael's serves accessible Neapolitan-ish pizza for the masses" and those pizzas are "imperfect but relatively tasty…" Nonetheless, decent "Neapolitan-ish" pies could fare well in Beverly Hills. [EaterWire]