Mardi Gras L.A. Style

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Plan Check Kitchen + Bar, is celebrating Mardi Gras until Tuesday, March 4, with a week-long tap takeover by Abita Brewing Company from Abita Springs, Louisiana at both their Fairfax and Sawtelle restaurants. Guests are invited to sample the seasonal lineup, which includes the following beers in addition to $10 Sazaracs.

  • Mardi Gras Bock (only at Fairfax)
  • Amber (only at Sawtelle)
  • Purple Haze, raspberry lager
  • Jockamo IPA wit
  • Turbodog, dark brown ale with pale, caramel, and chocolate malts
  • Andygator
  • Restoration Pale Ale
  • S.O.S.
  • Strawberry Harvest

Executive Chef Ernesto Uchimura has created a special Cajun Shrimp Burger ($13) to pair with Abita’s selection of brews. Only available on Mardi Gras (Tuesday, March 4, 2014), the Cajun Shrimp Burger is comprised of a shrimp and andouille sausage patty stacked with fried pickled okra, and remoulade sauce, served on a panko crunch bun.


Plan Check Kitchen + Bar

351 N. Fairfax

Los Angeles CA 90036

(310) 288-6500


1800 Sawtelle Boulevard

Los Angeles CA 90025

(310) 288 6500






Plan Check Kitchen + Bar is a fiercely local neighborhood restaurant known for its high-concept American comfort food, extensive bar program and inspired design. Chef Ernesto Uchimura flawlessly blends traditional American dishes with modern twists and Japanese elements. Plan Check Kitchen + Bar also features a wide selection of Japanese whiskeys as well as a diverse craft beer selection on tap and by the bottle including local craft producers such as Smog City Brewery and Angel City Brewery. Plan Check Kitchen + Bar is located at 1800 Sawtelle Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025 and 351 N. Fairfax Los Angeles CA 90036. For additional information please call 310.288.6500 or visit, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.



The Abita Brewing Company was founded in Abita Springs, La. in 1986 and is the original and largest craft brewery in the Southeast. Its history and investments prove it is committed to responsible, sustainable development that celebrates and supports its community. The Abita Brewing Company produces seven flagship brews year-round: Abita Amber, Golden, Light, Turbodog®,Purple Haze®, Jockamo I.P.A.® and Restoration Pale Ale®. Abita also offers five seasonal beers, three Harvest brews, three Big Beers and a draft-only series of Select beers. For more information, please visit, Facebook, or Twitter.