Seoul Sausage Wins The Great Food Truck Race; $45 Tasting Menu Every Tuesday at Alma

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"Make Sausage Not War": The new champs Photo: Seoul Sausage Co.

Alhambra: Curry and fish and chips business Hot Red Bus is now open from the owners of Ma Jasmin's, which has ceased operations. [Eater]
Beverly Hills: How about an awesome oral history on Morton's, with help from Ruth Reichl, Sherry Lansing, and Michael Ovitz? [THR]
Clementine is now open in a second location, this one on Civic Center Drive. [SI]
--Scarpetta is offering free gnudi parmigiana with every order this week and every Sunday thereafter through October. [GS]
City of Industry: Monja is like eating at a Taiwanese night market, but without the heat and threat of getting killed by a moped. [SI]
Downtown: Starting tomorrow, Alma's Ari Taymor will start offering a four-course Tuesday tasting menu for $45, available to vegetarians and with a seafood or meat option for carnivores. [GS]
--The Parish launches breakfast and happy hour starting today. Morning dishes include corn bread pudding, sausages, and scotch eggs, while draft beers and wines are discounted by two dollars from 5:00 to 6:30 P.M. daily and again at 11:00 P.M.until closing. [GS]

Echo Park: After working at Taix for 30 years, 81-year-old server Antonia Becerra lost most of her life-savings to some cads and is unable to retire from the waiting business. [LAT]
Los Feliz: The owners of Salt's Cure and Bar Covell are combining their talents at Storefront, a new deli serving Hollywood Blvd. [Eater]
Manhattan Beach: Mr. Cecil's might be on its way out of The South Bay. [Eater]
Santa Monica: Another one bites the dust, as Ozumo plans to ditch Santa Monica Place for a location on Ocean Blvd. [Eater]
Venice: The Red Garter is reopening under new owners as a live music club in November. [Yo! Venice!]
--Chaya Venice is holding a Crustacean Food Fair through October 28, with a menu heavy on crab, lobster, and seafood. [GS]
West L.A.: Days before opening its new Sawtelle brick-and-mortar, Seoul Sausage Co. wins The Great Food Truck Race, which was sort of obvious from the first episode. Still, congrats to the guys! [GS]