Have you found yourself bemoaning the recent loss of Red Rock & Grill on the Sunset Strip? Probably not. Isla Cantina, maybe? No? Well they're both gone, having been shuttered by owner Robert Silverberg to make room for his new concept: State Social House. Just don't call it a comeback -- or a gastropub.
Farley Elliott Whiskey Burger at State Social House
Instead, State Social House likes to think of itself as a "three-tiered restaurant/entertainment/cigar lounge concept." It's the sort of place that offers vaulted ceilings, exposed wooden beams and plenty of antique-y signs and light fixtures. There are lots of leather-strapped bar stools, stuffy chairs and the same small run of patio overlooking the TMZ buses on Sunset Boulevard that Red Rock used to have. Cocktails? You bet. Burgers? Of course. Cigars? Sure.More »