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Golden State And Bludso's Team Up To Take Over Tar Pit

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Earlier today, EaterLA posted that Jason Bernstein and James Starr, the guys behind Golden State, had taken over the former Tar Pit space. Good news, right? Well, things got even better when the LA Times did some reporting and found out that Starr and Bernstein will partner with up with none other than Compton BBQ badass Kevin Bludso.There are high hopes that this collaboration can rectify the bad vibes of the Tar Pit space, with its screaming children and too-staid dining room. Says the Times' interview with Bernstein:

"We're trying to focus all our attention on trying to create a beer list and a cocktail list that go well with barbecue," Bernstein says. "We're really trying to examine what that would be. The goal is to have everything really curated and not have a kitchen sink cocktail list of 30 things. Just a handful of really simple, well done cocktails."

What's more? Manager and cookbook blogger Noah Galutensays that there will also be pie. And boy oh boy, do we love pie. Happy Friday indeed.