since we were in el segundo, i took full advantage of finally hitting up the tripel, a cozy gastropub serving up craft beer/libations and the wonderful food of chef brooke williamson, who was previously at the helm of zax in brentwood. plus, its name (a style of belgian beer) is a clever twist on their address: 333 culver blvd.
we settled into a large communal table - there seems to be three or four communal tables here and that's it - at the tripel close to 8pm and settled in for the evening. they have about 16 beers on tap (a good 12 of them belgian), plus an appetizing menu of various odds and ends, all of which sound delicious.
we started off with the kale, burrata & beet juice salad which was perfection in a bowl, before moving on to the pretzel burger for me and the calamari po boy for heidi. both disappeared in minutes, washed down by the rare and tasty scaldis peche mel...
333 culver blvd.
playa del rey, CA 90293