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Plus, Black Restaurant Week LA, Atrium’s pre-Greek theater menu, and Wolfgang Puck gives advice
Eat at Dodger Stadium, but don’t wait in line
As the Dodgers play the Diamondbacks tonight, Major League Baseball’s top team hopes to make it easier for fans to spend less time at the concession stand. Just use the new Postmates app. First order the meal, then receive a text stating when and where to pick it up at the top deck section for the rest of the 2019 season. Postmates Live has no added fees to orders, and will roll out the service in 2020 to the entire stadium.
Ellie’s Jason Witzl is having a very good week
Right on the heels of the Los Angeles Times glowing review of Ellie’s, comes the announcement that owner Jason Witzl will take over the shuttered Table 301 in Downtown Long Beach. The Long Beach Post says Witzl’s new restaurant, Lupe de la Mar, will showcase mariscos.
Black Restaurant Week Los Angeles returns
Since 2016, Black Restaurant Week selects U.S. cities to showcase African-American restaurant owners and chefs. This year, Black Restaurant Week Los Angeles runs from August 11 through 18 and includes Dulan’s On Crenshaw, Harold & Belle’s, Comfort L.A., Post & Beam, and Sky’s Gourmet Tacos.
Atrium’s three-course dinner before a show at The Greek Theater
Just down the hill from the Greek Theater is Atrium, Beau Laughlin and Jay Milliken’s charming Los Feliz spot. Chef Hunter Pritchett is still running his $35 three-course pre-theater menu from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Inspired by The Greek’s August 17 taping of Pod Save America on HBO, Pritchett created a red, white, and blue paleta. These pops are $7 each, and $1 from every sale goes to the non-profit RAICES.
Original Tommy’s giving away dogs
One of LA’s longest-running burger stands is running a chili dog special until Labor Day. At all Original Tommy’s locations, buy one chili dog, and get one free.
Restaurant owner advice from Wolfgang Puck
The Washington Post interviewed Los Angeles resident and mega chef Wolfgang Puck. And throughout the piece, Puck offers some insight on how to keep a restaurant empire going. The standout advice? That restaurant operators become landlords to stay viable.
Source: LA Eater