Bear Burgers Go Into Hibernation, The Standard Opts for Rabbit This Week

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The bear can't make it, Bunny, you're on! Photo: Davedehetre via Flickr

Bad news for the hungry hordes who couldn't wait to sink their fangs into one of Micah Fields' bear burgers this week at The Standard: There's no bear meat! According to one of The Standard's reps, the bear meat purveyor did not come through as promised, so the restaurant is switching to a rabbit burger this week. If you're still dying to catch Boo-Boo between a bun, Fields plans a different burger menu every week and could still make the bear meat connect in the future if you're lucky. Or maybe we can all lend a hand and hook him up?

Considering Downtown L.A.'s bad luck with bear meat in the not-so-distant past, maybe this isn't the worst scenario, although bear tacos were a recent hit on Skid Row, so maybe we'll never know. But we still kinda wanna see this thing happen, even if we are having difficulty ourselves finding a supply of bear meat in Southern California, short of the gun-toting bloggers who recommend hunting it down ourselves. Perhaps one of our readers knows a guy who knows a guy who knows a grizzly man or two? Please let us know in our comments if you have a source to score some bear meat, so we can finally get our paws on one of these burgers.