Ricky’s Fish Tacos Closed in Silver Lake; After-Party Tonight With Marcus Samuelsson at Post & Beam

Ricky's Fish Tacos
Ricky’s Fish Tacos Photo: Tatiana Arbogast

Baldwin Hills: Following tonight’s guest-chef dinner with Marcus Samuelsson, Post & Beam will hold Red Rooster at Post & Beam after-party at 9:30 P.M. $20 at the door buys the chance to meet and hand out with the visiting chef and Govind Armstrong, along with a cash bar. Proceeds go to C-Cap. [GS]
Beverly Hills: Burger Lounge features an elk burger topped with duck cracklings through April and a Guinness milkshake from March 1 through Saint Patrick’s Day. [GS]
Brentwood: Coco Ichibanya is now open and serving Japanese curry on Wilshire Blvd. [GS]
Citywide: Ricardo Zarate is entering 4G4Hope to try and raise $10,000 for Share Our Strength. [4G4Hope]
Culver City: Muddy Leek is now serving brunch on Saturdays, featuring Whitney Flood’s chicken and waffles, quiche, and brioche French toast. [GS]

Glendale: Part of the family behind Zankou Chicken is branching out into tacos, with the opening of Ara’s Tacos happening later this week. [Eater]
Highland Park: On March 1, Andre Guerrero is welcoming Portland’s Hair of the Dog brewery to Maximilano for a $100 six-course dinner, featuring dishes like cold smoked salmon with forbidden black rice and sous vide shortrib, paired with rare brews like 2011 Doggie Claws and Blue Dot Double IPA. This will be the first time the brewery holds a dinner in L.A. in fifteen years. [GS]
Koreatown: Issan Station recently opened to serve Thai street food on Western Avenue. Expect pork and chicken larb, Thai salad noodles, deep-fried sausages and sirloin, and other “deep-fried things.” [Eater]
Manhattan Beach: Tin Roof Bistro chef Anne Conness is preparing a $49 menu celebrating traditional Croatian cuisine and wines tomorrow, featuring lamb-stuffed cabbage rolls, Cevapcici sausages with red pepper ajvar, and grilled octopus salad. Reservations for the 7:00 P.M. dinner at 310-939-0900. [GS]
Marina del Rey: A customer tried to stab himself at East Coast Bagel Co. yesterday, sustaining critical injuries. [LAist]
–Café del Rey is holding the “Rockin’ the Red Bar Challenge” between local bartenders on Thursday, February 28. $40 buys unlimited tastings of the five drinks on offer, with proceeds going to AMA’s “Go Red for Women” campaign in honor of National Heart Disease Awareness Month. [GS]
Mid-City: Ray’s and Stark Bar are turning two next Tuesday. Kris Morningstar will prepare paella Valencia on the patio for the occasion. $22 buys the dish and a flaming “Quemada” cocktail. In addition, the restaurant will give away secret prizes through the month, stashed in the tables’ built-in silverware drawers. [GS]
–L.A. Weekly’s “Plate” event is back this Sunday at The Peterson Museum from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. Catch restaurants like Picca, Rocio’s Moles del Dioses, Allumette, Storefront, and Jitlada there, among the manym with $75 tickets still available. [SI]
Silver Lake: To the grief of many, Ricky’s Fish Tacos has stopped operations “until further notice.” [Eater]
Venice: The Ace Trophy Company is becoming an Southeast Asian-influenced restaurant named Wallflower. [Eater]
Watts: Bringing deep shame upon his family name, writer Ali Khan is unable to finish Hawkins House’s double burger. [L.A. Taco]
West Hollywood: Osteria Drago is featuring the wines of British Columbia’s La Stella starting October 6 in an exclusive partnership. [GS]
–Plans for Michael Cimarusti’s Connie & Ted’s have been revealed, introducing us to a less rustic space than we’d conjured up in our own heads. [Wehoville]

Ricky’s Fish Tacos Closed in Silver Lake; After-Party Tonight With Marcus