No more sumo
Sumo Dog is officially closing its doors in Santa Monica on June 5. The Gallery Food Hall standalone space will have its last day of business this Wednesday, with no word yet on where to find them in the future, though ownership says there’s more to come on that front down the line.
Kosher in the community
A new kosher restaurant option arrived on Pico late last week. The spot is called Mamilla, and per the blog Yeah That’s Kosher the lounge-y spot will focus on Mediterranean and Israeli flavors, mostly.
Pasta Sisters in Culver City is starting a new aperitivo hour, with $7 drinks, $8 bites, and more.
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Filled with Pride
The LA Times has a nice Pride-focused piece out now on the many gay restaurants of Los Angeles. The story tracks the history from a 1959 LGBTQ-led revolt to today’s thriving scene, which includes Casita del Campo in Silver Lake and the Abbey in West Hollywood.
Long Beach’s Foodways Summit is running all week long, and it features everything from communal cooking and conversational dinners to a walking discussion with Long Beach’s largest urban farmer at his property. Check out all the events here.
Want to learn how to make beer? The folks at Bluebird Brasserie in the Valley are putting together a series of instructional sessions on the process, starting later this summer; signups are available now.