UrbanDaddy is a free exclusive email magazine devoted to keeping you in the know.

Los Angeles Home > Nightlife > Lou Sensation

Published July 08, 2013

Lou Sensation
Pork Takes New Forms at a Mar Vista Bar

July 8, 2013.

The day you celebrate your independence... from a bar scene that doesn’t incorporate hearty pork sandwiches and rooftop beehives.

The day you welcome Louie’s into being—it’s a bar that thinks it’s a restaurant (but didn’t forget the whiskey), officially opening tonight.

So when in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to put aside memories of hot dogs and flag-colored swimwear and start moving on with their lives... it helps to have an easy but classy bar like this waiting, with a teak-and-marble counter down one side, a mossy-green banquette down the other... and a big, bright skylight overhead.

Sit wherever, just long enough for a quick meal of PLTs—the pork is basically a bread-sized sheet of bacon—and your first round of Bee Stings, with applejack, ginger beer and honey from the rooftop beehive.

But even though the place just fed you, it’s more of a bar than a restaurant. You’re probably not going to sit at your table all night. You’re going to get up and meet some new friends. A bunch of you will end up at somebody’s loft off Abbot Kinney. Where you’ll...

Talk about bees, we presume.
  • April 09, 2014

    That ’70s Bar

    That ’70s Bar
    A ’70s Bar Is Hidden Beyond This Garage Sale

  • March 17, 2014

    Game Changer

    Game Changer
    A Beautiful Downtown Arcade with a DJ and a Bar

  • February 24, 2014

    International Relations

    International Relations
    Culver City’s Scandinavian-Turkish Watering Hole

  • February 21, 2014

    Non-Private Dancer

    Non-Private Dancer
    You Sing. She Strips. It’s Karaoke with Strippers.

  • February 19, 2014

    Team Effort

    Team Effort
    Duck Wings and Draft Margaritas at L.A. Live

© 2014 UrbanDaddy.
All Rights Reserved.
Photo: Alen Lin