Little Bear to start lunch service today

Daily from 11 AM - 5 PM

It’s been a month since Belgian restaurant and bar Little Bear, in downtown L.A., opened its doors. Today, they’ll kick off a daily lunch service from 11 AM to 5 PM. Expect a reduced dinner menu with a few more salads and sandwiches. The lunch menu includes: Seared Duck Breast Salad (ginger honey glazed duck breast, arugula, frisée, apples, roasted shallots, crispy duck skin, ginger mustard vinaigrette); Oyster Po Boy (French roll with butter lettuce, tomatoes, pickled red onions, tarter sauce, avocado); and Crispy Fish Sandwich (beer batter cod, butter lettuce, watermelon radishes, tarter sauce, on ciabatta bread). See the complete menu here. 1855 Industrial St., Los Angeles, CA 90021. 213-622-8100.

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It’s been a goal for Ryan Sweeney to open up a Belgian beer bar since he first visited the country years back. Last Friday, Little Bear opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles. A concept created by the Oinkster and Maximiliano’s Andre Guerrero (pictured left) and Verdugo Bar and Surly Goat’s Ryan Sweeney (pictured right) showcasing Belgian food and beers. After spending an afternoon with Ryan as he finalized the logistics of opening night, we learned a few facts about Belgian beers and its culture. Read More