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Miracle Mile’s Historic Tom Bergin’s Irish Pub Has a New Owner

Plus, a speakeasy at Yamashiro’s, Bastille day at Bon Temps, and a new brewery in Long Beach

The classic exterior of Tom Bergin’s Irish pub, complete with green sign and brick.
Tom Bergin’s
Courtesy of the Passman Group

Landmarked Fairfax Tom Bergin’s finally sold

It’s been a long road for Tom Bergin’s. After much back-and-forth over the actual shutter date, the newly designated historic and cultural building sold this week. Curbed LA reports the brokerage group that represented the former owners sold the property, but all parties are silent about the sale price and what the buyer — an undisclosed Encino LLC —plans to do with the historic 83-year-old building.

A speakeasy at Yamashiro’s

The Disco Dining Club crew and the Happy Hour Agency partnered with Yamashiro’s Kensho to open a temporary speakeasy called Yomi’s Saloon. This is the same group hosting the Mobile Kitchen’s glow-in-the-dark ramen, and the final date to nab a cocktail is until August 11 from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. Reservations recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Yomi’s feels a bit mysterious, but considering Disco Dining Club’s penchant for fun, might be worth a visit.

Yomi’s Saloon
Yomi’s Saloon
Josh Schaedel

Arts District’s Bon Temps pops bottles for Bastille Day

Sunday is Bastille Day, and Lincoln Carson’s Bon Temps celebrates with a wine flight curated by its wine director Krystal Kleeman. Priced at $18, the flight includes three two-ounce pours of champagnes like Demière-Ansiot Brut Blanc de Blancs and Louise Nicaise Brut rosé. Bon Temps hit its one-month anniversary week, and sampling rare champagnes is only an extra reason to visit.

Tables set on a tree lined and stone patio for service inside an industrial complex.
Patio at Bon Temps
Wonho Frank Lee

Trademark Brewing debuts in Long Beach

Trademark Brewing is finally open in Long Beach, and it’s an ambitious addition to a city already packed with breweries. It’s a dazzling and massive space at 20,000 square feet with a 7,000 square foot courtyard. The husband and wife team Ilana and Sterling Steffen secured the former auto repair space back in 2017, where they prepare small batch brews for willing drinkers. On Saturday from noon until 12 a.m. is an opening party with food, live music, and games.

Trademark Brewing
Trademark Brewing
Courtesy of Sterling Steffen

New Eats in the Fashion District

Denim the Eatery opened on May 17, a welcome to a fairly sparse dining DTLA neighborhood. Smoked chicken, brisket, barbecue, and a chimichurri tri-tip are on the menu, as are salads, sandwiches, and beers on tap.

Denim The Eatery
Denim The Eatery
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