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First look: Here are University Park's 3 newest businesses to open

Want to check out the newest businesses to open in University Park? From a craft brewery to a speciality burger spot to an Asian fusion eatery, read on to see the newest destinations to open in this part of Los Angeles.

Tirebiter Brewery

2502 S. Figueroa St.

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Tirebiter Brewery is a family-owned and operated craft brewery offering beer, wine, spirits and more — from Voodoo Ranger IPA and Calcada Rose to the spot's very own Tropic Like It's Hot sweet and sour fruit beer. 

Brew flights and sangria are on hand as well, along with small bites like ribeye tacos and deep-fried pickles. (You can check out the full menu here.)

With a five-star Yelp rating out eight reviews, Tirebiter Brewery has been getting positive attention.

Yelper Shruti P., who reviewed Tirebiter Brewery on June 8, wrote, "It's so cute and cozy! Their Tropic Like It's Hot beer is so good! It's their house beer and it's crisp and slightly sour, but awesome! Their hospitality was great too!"

"This place is a gem," added Yelper Scott S. "It has a beautiful seating area along with a really cool stage where live music is performed every night. The beer is on point and the menu is simple, yet extremely tasty."

Tirebiter Brewery is open from 4 p.m.–midnight on Monday and Wednesday-Friday, and 2:30 p.m.–midnight on Saturday and Sunday. (It's closed on Tuesday.)


2595 S. Hoover St.

Photo: Elizabeth A./Yelp

Burgerim is a national chain offering signature fast food burgers like Spanish beef with habanero aioli, grilled jalapeño, lettuce and pepper jack cheese; and the Hawaiian salmon with red cabbage slaw, pineapple, ginger vinaigrette and barbecue glaze. 

Fried chicken is on offer as well, along with milkshakes and a three ounce customizable burger pack where guests are able to mix and match preferred proteins and toppings. (See the full menu here.)

The new spot currently holds 4.5-stars out of 26 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Gilbert S., who reviewed Burgerim on Feb. 25, wrote, "I discovered this food chain out by where I live and fell in love with the food. Always fresh and tasty. ... Favorite meat is the wagyu beef. All of the burgers are a must try, but the Caliente is my personal fave."

"This place is so cool," shared Yelper Elizabeth A. "They serve sliders, although you can order a regular if you want. The options are endless and on the healthier side. ... Tried the grilled chicken, cowboy-style burger with a fried egg and it was so yummy."

Burgerim is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. daily.

Thai By Trio

2700 S. Figueroa St., Suite 101

Photo: Sharon C./Yelp

Thai By Trio is a new eatery featuring an authentic selection of Thai-Asian fusion dishes, from Vietnamese hand rolls and wonton soup to spicy rib eye salad and curry fried rice. 

Come try specialties like Thai beef jerky; crispy mango chicken with roasted cashew nuts; and ginger scallops with sauteed asparagus, onion and Thai garlic ginger sauce . (You can view the full menu here.)

With a four-star Yelp rating out of 48 reviews on Yelp, Thai By Trio has been getting positive attention.

Yelper Jan K., who reviewed the new addition on June 1, wrote, "Everything, I mean everything about this place was awesome. I loved the decor, the service and especially the food. I had the rich and creamy red chicken curry and the gyozas for an appetizer."

And Yelper Geummy L. added, "Beautiful interior, great for date night or to eat with the family! Good prices and good portions. A must: The tamarind fried fish or the garlic sole."

Thai By Trio is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. daily.

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