Link grills its last sausage on West Third
The colorful and well-designed sausage house Link seems to have shuttered unceremoniously over the weekend, with a new voicemail message telling callers that the place is unfortunately down "until further notice." Despite the foot traffic nearby and fun, open interior, the place never seemed to garner a strong enough following, and has now closed shy of the one-year mark.
An unknown pop-up inside the former Bella Pita
Here’s a mysterious one: a pseudo-pop-up called TTM has taken over the former Bella Pita location on Westwood Boulevard, and their only indication of anything going on inside comes from two pieces of typed up paper mentioning the concept and the menu. Basically, these folks claim to be using Bella Pita as a test kitchen, selling their in-progress options for $5 apiece to anyone who stops in. That includes options like a Mary’s organic half chicken, breakfast burritos, and more.
Dia de Campo does late night eats now
Hermosa Beach has a new reason to stay out late, with Mexican seafood star Dia de Campo keeping the lights on later in the evenings. Running Friday and Saturday nights only, a happy our menu will take over from 10 p.m. on, with carne asada and chorizo-laced fries for $7, a Mexican hamburger for $9, $1 tacos and more, plus beers as low as $2.
Does dim sum need its own Instagram account?
Oddball Hollywood dim sum possibility IXLB seems to be slowly taking form, with the arrival of this new — and entirely information-deficient — Instagram account. What the heck is happening over there?
Watch Bruce Kalman make a carrot top pesto
And, of course, roll out trofie pasta by hand for the Tasting Table folks.