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Long Beach’s New Beer Bar, Failure to Pay Rent, and More A.M. Intel

Plus pizza changes in Silver Lake and a new brunch in Santa Monica

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The new Rasselbock in Long Beach
Farley Elliott is the Senior Editor at Eater LA and the author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. He covers restaurants in every form, from breaking news to the culture, people, and history that surrounds LA's dining landscape.

Rasselbock arrives in Long Beach

Though it was just a few weeks delayed, now the time has come for Rasselbock, the Long Beach sister concept to LA’s Wirtshaus. As the photo above shows, expect outdoor seating, lots of casual German beer and food, and a fair amount of fun for Oktoberfest.

Downtown’s business sweet spot

Is the future of Downtown the mid-level chain? The Real Deal thinks so, as Poke chain Sweetfin shows there’s a sweet spot between fast food and finer dining options like Bottega Louie.

Listen to Bob Kunz of Highland Park Brewery

Want to catch up on all the madness that was Great American Beer Fest? Head to The Full Pint, where the team talks to Bob Kunz of Highland Park Brewery about their gold medal-winning weekend.

You gotta pay your rent

Looks like some trouble for Milk Cow in Los Feliz, the proposed soft serve and coffee option with plans to set up along Hillhurst. The Korean-based company operates a location in San Francisco and took control of a storefront next door Mustard Seed, but this notice taped to the window seems to show more than ten thousand dollars owed in rent on the property. That can’t bode well for the brand.

Pizza becomes parking

The now former Pizza Hut takeout stop in Silver Lake next to Trader Joe’s is set to be demolished, The Eastsider has learned, making way for a whopping seven new parking spaces. That’s certainly not enough to alleviate all the headaches that come with that notorious TJ’s lot, but it can’t hurt either.

The beauty of Orsa & Winston

LA Downtowner takes a gander at all the built-in beauty of Orsa & Winston, calling the tasting menu restaurant the "culinary mayor" of the neighborhood. If you still haven’t been in, this could be the high quality piece that changes your mind — complete with more than a few gorgeous shots of food.

Brunch begins in Santa Monica

Mare begins brunch services in Santa Monica, with a whole heaping of eggs and just about everything else. The full menu for the big, airy location is below, and includes everything from uni deviled eggs to a $15 lobster omelet.