Expansion:Only a year after opening a Silver Lake outlet, OK, a design store featuring gifts and home accessories, has relocated the shop a short walk away into a bigger storefront on Silver Lake Boulevard, reports Mondette.
New farmers’ market:The Eastside Tomato King’s homemade salsas will be on sale at the new Sunday morning Silversun Farmers Market in the Eagle Rock Plaza parking lot.
Corn fungus, anyone? Boyle Heights street food vendor Antojitos Carmen has made a delicious transition into a neighborhood restaurant, says Jonathan Gold at the L.A. Weekly. Not to be missed is a huarache de huitlacoche,a foot-long “sandal” of masa “layered with steaming middens of beans and aromatics and corn smut sauteed with onions, sprinkled with lettuce and crumbled cheese, striped like the Mexican flag — why not! — with red salsa and green salsa and a little Mexican cream … “
This didn’t last long: The Warehouse, an Echo Park store and event space on Sunset Boulevard, started hosting an outdoor weekend brunch in partnership with a food truck, said Echo Park Now. But the brunch has been cancelled after permitting issues forced its closure, said Echo Park Now in an update.
Coffee, coffee, everywhere: An L.A. Times story of a “connoisseur-grade coffee bars” and specialty roasters includes Cafecito Organico, with a Silver Lake store on Hoover Street. Owner Angel Orozo Orozco opened the store in part to help struggling organic coffee growers in Central America. “I wanted to try and create a market for some of the farmers I met,” he told the Times.