Ben Bailly Bails Fraiche; Red Medicine Throws Out Lunch Service

Ben Bailly at Petrossian
Ben Bailly at Petrossian Photo: Kevin Eats

Beverly Hills: Red Medicine has stopped serving lunch to focus on dinner service. [Eating L.A.]
–Litigious Sprinkles is at it again. This time it’s suing a Connecticut business named Pink Sprinkles for having a similar name. Suing your peers? Real cool, guys. [Squid Ink]
Burbank: Lake Street Creamery is going brick-and-mortar with a new shop on Riverside Drive. [Eater]
Culver City: Ben Bailly, the former Petrossian toque, is leaving Fraiche after eight months to go into catering. We have a feeling he’ll be back to us eventually. [Eater]
Downtown: Rosa Mexicano currently features a clambake menu, offered until the end of the month. Catch Mexican-fused versions of lobster rollls, corn and clam chowder, and baked beans with clams and pork belly until July 31st. [Rosa Mexicano]

Echo Park: Someone survived the neighborhood’s Tequila Crawl to report back on the event and the many restaurants stumbled through along the way. [Echo Park Patch]
Hawthorne: Food trucks are being intimidated by authorities here, who shut down a weekly food truck court that was popular in a Best Buy parking lot. [LAist]
Hollywood: Sushi Roku on Third Street is offering an all-night happy hour every Sunday with a menu of food and cocktails that prices everything under six bucks. [GS]
Koreatown: Bricia Lopez and Fernando Lopez Jr. are working on a new mezcal-centric bar inside of Guelaguetza designed by Ricki Kline. They also plan to eventually open a new restaurant project. [LAT]
San Diego: Top Chef vet Brian Malarkey is gearing up to open burlap this week. He may consider L.A. his next stop. [Eater]
Silver Lake: Backyard bread maker John Rabe has been nailed by the health department for selling his bread to stores. [SCPR via The Eastsider]
Westwood: Midtown Lunch is really feeling the sandwiches (if not the size of the sandwiches) at Fundamental L.A. [Midtown Lunch]