Another one down
It looks like Pipers has closed in Koreatown. The popular 24-hour restaurant lasted for more than half a century as a casual home for diner basics, late-night food, and cheap beer. Sadly it seems the once-popular stop on Western shuttered sometime in late summer, with little to no notice given. All that’s left is a Yelp page identifying the closure, and a locked front door.
The next bar
6th & La Brea is expanding its footprint, opening up its long-awaited side bar called Brandon’s on Friday, October 26. The small, funky space doubles as a private dining room, but will also have reservable public nights complete with its own cocktail menu.
Adam Perry Lang and the APL team will be making a special appearance at Tabula Rasa Bar in East Hollywood next week. The collaboration night means fans can get ahold of APL’s popular short ribs, plus lots of wine from wine director Eva Goresh. More details are below.
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We are heading east to our Hollywood neighbor, @tabularasabar, for an APL Restaurant Takeover on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 5pm-10pm! We will be serving APL's signature short ribs and his award-winning pulled pork sandwich. Our amazing Wine Director, @evagoresh, will also be pouring wine all night. Join us at our pop up for a new, fun experience!
The time has come
Tim Hollingsworth’s Free Play has landed an opening date: Friday, October 26. The second-floor game-focused bar and restaurant lands above The Fields, the sprawling food hall attached to LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium.
Slice pizza in Laguna Beach is turning one today, and to celebrate they’re doing $6 build-your-own pizzas all day long. Just show up to enjoy.
Ride for wine
The Central Coast Garagiste Wine Festival is entering its 8th year in Paso Robles. The event runs from November 9 to 11 and will feature more than four dozen small-production wineries at its grand tasting at the fairgrounds. Tickets are available now.
Pick and choose
Torrance star Miyabi Uni has a new prix fixe dinner to know about next week. Diners can feast on six courses for just $80, including drink pairings.