Combo Plate: Hungry Cat expands. Wurstkuche does too. OpenTable apologizes to LudoBites. More...
-- Chef Kris Morningstar leaves Mercantile and District in Hollywood. "It's been a wonderful experience the past two years being associated with Bowery St. Enterprises," Morningstar says in a statement. "I am looking forward to pursuing other endeavors. It is a pleasure to have my number one, Kevin Napier, be my successor." Chow Balla
-- If you were among those who collectively clicked on the LudoBites website 35,000 times to snag a reservation, then your fingers are probably tired.... OpenTable apologizes to Ludo and Krissy Lefebvre for the hang-ups. OpenTable
-- Betty Hallock
Photo: Wurstküche, downtown Los Angeles. Credit: Jay Clendenin /Los Angeles Times.