Voltaggio Widens His Sandwiches; Plato Azul Coming to Santa Monica’s Shore Hotel

Width Matters: Voltaggio goes bigger at ink.sack
Width Matters: Voltaggio goes bigger at ink.sack Photo: Tatiana Arbogast

Alameda: The local swap meet here is the perfect spot to get Norteño CDs, quinceañera dresses, and cow heads in one convenient stop. [Squid Ink]
Beverly Hills: The Thompson Hotel will open a new restaurant with Palihouse chef Michael Bryant in the kitchen. [Eater]
Downtown: Midtown Lunch takes an early bite out of Fat Spoon and declares the presence of “a real solid and tasty katsu curry.” [Midtown Lunch]
Daily Dose is now open in Downtown for locally sourced meals and organic coffee. According to a Facebook page, it’s also DTF. [ELA]
Koreatown: This Sunday, Beer Belly will hold a “Craft for Crap” event. You bring in a can or bottle of shitty beer and they’ll give you a good one in exchange. Or you can just not buy the shitty one in the first place. [SI]
–Farid Zadi, David Haskell, and Susan Park are popping up under their new restaurant group name, FOH/BOH, at LaOn this weekend. [E*Star]

Little Tokyo: Betty Hallock tells us that a new location of Shin-Sen-Gumi will open here on September 6th. [LAT]
Marina del Rey: Killer Shrimp missed its initial opening day deadline, but promises a part next week. [ELA]
Pasadena: Sushi Roku Pasadena is holding its final Red Sun Beer Garden this Sunday, featuring live music and a four-course menu. [GS]
O.C.: The Bruery created a beer-flavored pizza, potentially saving us hundreds of dollars in delivery fees and tips. [SI]
Santa Monica: Plato Azul could likely be the restaurant coming to the under-construction Shore Hotel on Ocean. Considering that means Blue Plate and the license says BP Taco, can we expect a taqueria from Blue Plate and BP Oysterette? Probably not, but it’s fun to play Carmac. [ELA]
West Hollywood: Michael Voltaggio widened his sandwiches at ink.sack by just an inch. [Midtown Lunch]
Asia de Cuba has a new chef, Mark Pollard, a veteran of Downtown’s Standard, cooking in the kitchen. [Feast]