Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock Brewery unveils new brew; new paleo-vegan options in Highland Park; discounted, award-winning Boyle Heights theater

By Marni Epstein
Courtesy ERB

Courtesy ERB

Eagle Rock Brewery is turning four years old. It’s doing what not many four year-olds can to celebrate the occasion – drink. The brewery has unveiled a special new White Rabbit Imperial witbier, per Los Angeles Magazine. The brew has a predominant citrus profile with hints of chamomile and coriander.

In other Shopper & Diner news:

  • Highland Park’s soon-to-open breakfast spot Amara Kitchen will be able to ease your mornings should you wander down that sudsy [white] rabbit hole one to many times. Eater LA says the eatery taking over  the old Garvanza’s spot will specialize in gluten-free, vegan, and paleo options. Amara looks to offer healthy food to go.
  • Little Dom’s also celebrates a birthday this week. On January 28th the Los Feliz establishment celebrates 6 years with 6 cent Russian Standard Martinis and a dinner special.
  • Boyle Heights’ CASA 0101 theater welcomes the world premiere of a new show with 50% off regular ticket prices this weekend, notes Broadway World. Award-winning playwright Josefina Lopez’s production, “A Cat Named Mercy” previews at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 5:00 p.m. at just $10.00 per person.
  • Corner market La Tropicana in Highland Park is accepting the neighborhood’s wave of gentrification with a measured hand reports KCET. Owner Rana Redfield has seen the change coming and, over the las five years, has been slowly introducing new and hard-to-find products to her neighborhood market. The organic eggs, craft beers, and rare meats back in the store’s carniceria, are a way for Redfield to acknowledge change without disrupting the routines and tastes of her long-time customers.

Marni Epstein Epstein is an entertainment, music, and lifestyle Journalist and resident of Echo Park. She has previously worked in the film and digital media industries with FOX and Sony Pictures Entertainment. She is currently also pursuing a Masters in Historic Preservation.

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