Brandon Boudet Buys Tom Bergin’s; Robata Jinya Landing in West L.A.

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Alhambra: Need a great beer bar in Alhambra? Of course you do. Check out 38 Degrees Ale House and Grill, with 38 taps. Tomorrow finds the bar having a birthday party, with a special pouring of oak-aged beers. [LAW]
Arcadia: Ramen favorite Daikokuya is now soft-open as of Saturday, with a grand-opening coming on Wednesday. [Eater]
Atwater Village: Dive-bar classic The Roost was named one of HuffPo’s favorite bars to drink in before noon. [HuffPo via The Eastsider LA]
Bel-Air: Angeli Cafe’s Evan Kleiman will cook a special dinner for Meals on Wheels at a $14-million mansion. Tickets are $150, but there are only 30 seats. [LAT]
Culver City: 9021Pho is eying an expansion in place of Santa Maria BBQ. [Eater]

Hollywood: Vegan restaurant Doomie’s Home Cooking has shuttered temporarily due to a fire that hit the restaurant. Can’t poor Quarry Girl ever catch a break? [Eater]
Mid-City: Tom Bergins has new owners: Warner Ebbink and Dominick’s and Little Dom’s chef Brendan Boudet. The two will shut the restaurant down for renovations on July 1st and fortunately, the overhaul will not involve trashing the old school Irish decor everyone loves. [Eater]
Santa Monica: The Misfit added new brunch items to the menu like chilaquiles and house made English muffins, but better than that, there are drink specials! Get as many mimosas as you want for a flat rate of $12 (that should pretty much be illegal) from 12:00-4:00 P.M. every weekend. [Grub Street]
South Bay: Some jerks have been threatening the First Amendment privileges of blogger South Bay Rants and Craves after expressing a negative opinion towards an unnamed restaurant. Come on everybody, that’s not cool. [South Bay Rants and Craves]
Studio City: The owners of La Descarga and Harvard and Stone have opened Black Market Liquor Bar, a new mixology hub in The Valley with drinks by Pablo Moix and Steve Livigni. [Thirsty in L.A.]
Trucking Around Town: GlowFish Truck has some of the strangest okonomiyaki around. Bacon or soy chorizo anyone? [LAW]
West L.A.: Here’s good news: Robata Jinya is bringing its critically-slobbered over ramen to Sawtelle. [Eater]