Marcus Samuelsson Cooking at Post & Beam; Umami Burger Closing Original Location

Samuelsson Photo: Andi Narvaez/Flickr

Alhambra: Tony Chen slams the burger at Grill ‘Em All for being overcooked, forgetting ingredients, and putting the toppings, um, on top. [SinoSoul]
Atwater Village: Golden Road Brewing is now offering brewery tours. [LAT]
Baldwin Hills: New York chef Marcus Samuelsson is cooking with Govind Armstrong at Post & Beam on February 26. The $140 “Red Rooster at Post & Beam: A Taste Of Harlem in Baldwin Hills ” menu will include Ethiopian tacos with injera; braised oxtail with fried plantains; and crawfish beignets with honey-beet tartar sauce, in addition to severeal dishes yet-to-be decided upon. Reservations for the 7:00 P.M. dinner can be found at 323-299-5599. [GS]
Beverly Hills: Pricey Austrian tavern BierBeisl now offers an affordable happy hour spread of brats and beer. [LAist]
Citywide: Zagat rounds up some of the city’s favorite dumplings, including Sea Harbor and Tin Dai Fung. [Zagat]

Downtown: A new bar named The Lash opens and despite a great name, is sadly not another pirate bar. What’s the so-called “concept” here? Hard to tell, though the space suggests it may be Abu Ghraib. [Eater]
–Patina is offering its black truffle tasting menus through this Friday. [LAT]
East L.A.: Bill Esparza finds that Originales Tacos Arabes de Puebla is serving some of the city’s only real-deal Poblano food. [LAM]
Glendale: Is Mini Kabob possibly the “Best Hole in the Wall” in a city full of them? [SI]
Hollywood: The Snakepit Alehouse is now reopen following the March fire that closed its doors. [Eater]
Mid-City: Umami Burger’s original location is too small for the chain’s ambitions and will close as of this Saturday. [Eater]
Miracle Mile: Kris Morningstar hates one of his regular Ray’s customers who “comes in every day and makes up his own stupid food.” [SI]
San Gabriel: Spicy City opens up for lovers of mouth-numbing Chinese food. [SI]
Santa Monica: Coast at Shutters is having a Fat Tuesday party with four-dollar New Orleans beer and a $26 prix-fixe menu featuring shrimp and grits, jambalaya, crawfish fettucini, and oysters Rockefeller. Reservations at 310-458-0030. [GS]
–Josie Le Balch’s eponymous restaurant celebrates twelve years in Santa Monica. [SMM]