Strange news out of West Hollywood, as word broke last night that celebrity singer Justin Bieber was being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department for allegedly headbutting someone inside Serafina restaurant on Sunset Boulevard.
The LA Times says an investigation is ongoing into the odd incident, wherein Bieber reportedly got physical around 2 a.m. with a pair of bartenders at the restaurant. After things calmed down from there, he is said to have headbutted a customer in the face before fleeing the scene. That customer declined treatment and did not file a police report.
No more Beach Nation
West Hollywood’s sandy hideaway Beach Nation has closed. The company’s Instagram and Twitter accounts are no more and Yelp is reporting them deceased, as their beach-in-the-city concept and a particularly rainy winter seem to have possibly caught up with the spot.
Nachos at ERB
Did you know it’s a veritable nacho-palooza at ERB on Monday nights? That’s right, from 5 p.m. to close the Arts District bar does some keen deals on margaritas and nachos that you probably don’t want to miss.
Michael’s x Kali on Monday
There’s a powerful collaboration happening at Michael’s in Santa Monica on Monday, wherein chef Kevin Meehan will join forces with James Beard semifinalist Miles Thompson for a four-course dinner that costs $70 a head. The event has seatings from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and works everything from Dungeness crab chawanmushi with uni to a black barley risotto.
Swine and Wine in OC
Cucina Enoteca in Irvine is hosting a whole pig roast tomorrow from noon to 3 p.m., with a per-head cost of $72. That includes not only pork a ton of ways, but also sides and wine across the three-hour affair.
Fleming’s moves on
There’s one less steakhouse in Beverly Hills, as Fleming’s seems to have given up the ghost. In a note sent around yesterday, the company commented on the final night of service there before pointing guests to El Segundo, L.A. Live, or Woodland Hills for their Fleming’s fix.
A win for Eastside Market Deli
Eastside Market Deli, tucked into the hills between Chinatown and Echo Park, can be hard to find — though it’s not for lack of longevity. As one of the oldest operating restaurants in Los Angeles (they’re nearly 90), the place is an icon for the city and could soon get its own official designation. As the Eastsider reports, a City Council motion to rename the intersection in front of the business to Eastside Market Square is currently being taken up.
The block is back
It’s time once again for The Block: The Urban Gastronomy Experience. The Inglewood event goes down tomorrow and features a ton of the biggest names in South LA cooking, from Trap Kitchen on down. The event runs noon to 6 p.m., and there’s a $5 entrance fee.