Restaurateur Michael Momm is gearing up for the L.A. opening of his biergarten Loreley, whose original outpost opened on New York’s Rivington St. in 2003. He invited Schaller & Weber (and our patés) to a pre-opening dinner party at his home in Los Angeles. The guests were friendly and down to earth, like Momm himself, and they represented various corners of his life.
If you haven’t heard, biergarten and restaurant Loreley has done so well on Manhattan’s Lower East Side that it will soon be expanding to the West Coast, starting with a new location in Los Angeles. They’ll be bringing with them their loved beer list and the strong tradition of Schaller & Weber, so be sure to visit if you’re in town.
The Globe European Delicatessen is a small, family-owned market and meat counter in Costa Mesa, CA. A 40-year-plus operation, the place packs more punch than most outposts of its size, offering fresh bratwursts, rouladen, and sauerkraut; some of the best German mustards, condiments, and sweets; and an impressive selection of imported bottled beer.
For those on the West Coast there’s Tip Top Meats, a meat shop, European delicatessen, and market in Carlsbad, CA. Owner “Big John” Haedrich has been at the helm of this trusty spot for the last 45 years, and he’s a character if there ever was one (as fellow butchers, we’re keen on these things).
Here at Schaller & Weber, we realize we may come off as a bit New York-centric, but it turns out our products are doing great things in other cities as well.