HiHo Cheeseburger Drops Wagyu and Waterside Views of Marina del Rey
HiHo Cheeseburger, the growing local wagyu burger chain, is now open in Marina del Rey. The waterfront outlet lands at Pier 44 at Boardwalk Marina del Rey with views of the water, plenty of casual seating inside, and plenty of homemade burgers and pies like lime and cream. banana – plus this famous fried chicken sandwich made in collaboration with Willie Mae’s Scotch House in New Orleans. Expect limited opening hours to begin as the restaurant slowly ramps up, meaning weekday dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday / Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
In other news:
- American Jewish media le Before has an update on the mid-May outdoor altercation at Fumi Sushi that resulted in the arrest of two people from a pro-Palestinian group. Although the two have not been formally charged with hate crimes, they have been pilloried online, according to the Before, although the couple’s Jewish lawyer tells the Before that he does not believe the incident was specifically an attack on Jewish diners. On the contrary, he argues, it was an altercation centered solely on the actions of the Israeli government. Both cases are still pending.
- Local mega-chain Panda Express, still owned by a family in the San Gabriel Valley, is tinkering with a new version of its most wanted item. The company has teamed up with Beyond Meat to make a vegan orange chicken, available now in limited quantities in Southern California. If all goes well, says VegOut, diners might expect to see the fake chicken all over the country.
- The New York Times has a big chunk on California’s historic and deeply rooted Sikh farmers, who cultivate crops in the Central Valley and beyond.
- A new bar owned by NBC Sports called the Grill & Brew has opened at Universal Citywalk. Expect plenty of craft beer, TVs, and the usual pub fare like burgers, nachos, salads, and steaks.
- Fin & Feathers, an Atlanta-based hangout, is coming west, according to What Now LA, opening a new location for casual American cuisine in the former Washington Ale House space at 13484 Washington Boulevard.
- Star Sushi Chef Yoya Takahashi is leaving Hamasaku, after running Westside Restaurant for years. He will stay in Los Angeles for his next project, but has yet to announce details.