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Free Salisbury Steak, OC's Newest Dinnertime Stunner, and More A.M. Intel

Plus a new Burgerim location, and more on Guerrilla Tacos going brick and mortar

The Recess Room, Fountain Valley
The Recess Room, Fountain Valley
The Recess Room
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.

Burgerim's new location

Mini burger enterprise Burgerim is expanding already, jumping from their Melrose Avenue location into a second outlet in Montclair. The new space will open next month at 9359 Central Avenue, as part of the corporation's plan to expand into 35 locations nationwide by the end of 2017.

A pie workshop to the stars

Nicole Rucker is a true pie whisperer, working her magic every Sunday at Smorgasbord and around town from Cofax to wholesale operations out of places like Dinosaur Coffee. Now you can learn from the master herself (plus Adrianna Adarme of A Cozy Kitchen), with a one-day pie workshop going down on Sunday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $175 a pop, but you get a pie to take home, lunch, some recipes and swag.

Free salisbury steak for all

Do you like South Park? Do you love salisbury steak? You’re in luck, because the Paley Center is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the seminal television show by actually giving away free salisbury steak to the first 100 people in line for their interactive new exhibit. The experience features daily screenings of episodes, lots of artwork, 3D interactive stuff, and yes, free food. The event runs noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday from today until September 25, but you’ll only get free salisbury steak today.

That Guerrilla Tacos announcement vid

Here's a look at the Guerrilla Tacos brick and mortar announcement vid from RareCandy that Wes Avila showed at the four year anniversary party last week. In it you'll catch some of the renderings of the space, including the bar and lots of other nice details.

Barrel & Ashes rare tap takeover

Oktoberfest is coming up quicker than you realize, which is exactly why Barrel & Ashes is jumping on the train early with a September 10 tap takeover from Sixpoint Brewery out of Brooklyn. It should be a fun night filled with beers you can’t normally get on the West Coast.

Wolfgang Puck’s patio party

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A. Live is hosting a patio party with Golden Road on August 27, where $35 gets entrants pours of five different beers from the brewery from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. You’ll also get bites from chef de cuisine Gisselle Vazquez, plus live music and more.

Rasselbock launches in Long Beach

It’s nearly time for Rasselbock, the companion concept from the Wirtshaus team launching in Long Beach on September 17. The Atlantic Avenue newcomer is turning on the lights just in time for Oktoberfest, and plans lots of beer and food to follow.

The Recess Room hits Fountain Valley

Check out newcomer The Recess Room, which soft launches August 26 in Fountain Valley. The Orange County option stars co-owner Viet Pham, plus chef Sergioivan Ortega and bartender Carlo Navarro. The full menu is below. 18380 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley.