When Christian Murcia's second luxe lonchera concept launched this past July, their theme was to feature evolving artwork (no pun intended). In a move typically reserved for high-stakes gambling, they not only delivered on that promise, but they upped the ante with unique additions to their menu.
Brats Berlin is off the streets for the holiday weekend, but plans to show off their new look and tastes are already set for…
…next week's OC Fair New Year's Eve Block Party. Los Angeles-based artist Mario Arteaga (a.k.a. Marioe) is the talent behind their newest design. Arteaga's style is freeform, utilizing multiple mediums including painting and sculpting.
As for the food, we heard about a trio of exotic bratwurst options: an elk with cheddar and jalapeno, smoked alligator andouille, and a rattlesnake & rabbit with jalapeno. While we've
never rarely considered consuming wild game in a 'sausage and bun' scenario (there was this one time, at Hot Doug's), alligator andouille does sound intriguing; even more so paired with a Guinness. Anyone have an extra red Solo cup?
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A contributing writer for OC Weekly, Anne Marie freelances for multiple online and print publications, and guest judges for culinary competitions. A Bay Area transplant, she graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management from Cal Poly Pomona. Find her on Instagram as brekkiefan.