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Here’s What Nickelodeon’s New Good Burger Pop-Up Looks Like Inside

Plus Spireworks closes, and an update on Duello

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.

Burger time

Nickelodeon’s nostalgic Good Burger food pop-up is now open in West Hollywood. The $30 ticketed experience includes access to the detailed space, shown above, as well as a burger and side of one’s choice. Plus there’s a commemorative paper hat, of course, for all the die-hard fans of Nickelodeon’s show All That.

Spire troubles

It looks like Spireworks may not be long for this world. The burgeoning fast casual restaurant chain focusing on shawarma styles from around the world has fallen on hard times, closing all locations except their Eagle Rock outlet, reports the LA Times.

Seafood summer

The summertime seafood pop-ups just keep coming. This time the meal is going down at Pikunico at the Row, with chef Kuniko Yagi working with a number of other names to showcase the greatness of all things uni. The $215 meal runs July 28.

Going to jail

The man arrested last year for smuggling meth inside of a bunch of burritos has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, reports the Eastsider. The 48-year-old man pled guilty to intending to distribute more than 14 pounds of meth in Los Angeles, disguising his haul as overstuffed burritos.

Brewing news

Locally-made Mexican lagers are gaining in craft beer prominence, reports the Pasadena Star-News. The easy-drinking summertime brews can be found everywhere from Boomtown Brewery to 14 Cannons up in Westlake Village.

Back for more

LA Downtowner has a new piece out on Duello, the reborn bar and restaurant in the former Simone space. Now with its previous residency behind it, the casual hangout spot in the Arts District is trying to become something for the neighborhood, complete with cocktails, a burger, and late night hours.

Joey arrives

Downtown restaurant Joey officially has an opening date: July 31. The do-it-all restaurant at the Bloc spans nearly 9,000 square feet, and will keep lunch through late night hours (11 a.m. 1 a.m. most nights, closing at midnight on Sundays) from the jump. The globally-inspired opening menu is below.