French-Mex cuisine for Silver Lake; Los Feliz meat shop to add restaurant, Echo Park’s Button Mash preps for opening



Silver Lake’s food scene is about to turn up a notch with the coming of Trois Familia, a French-Mexican brunch concept created by celebrated triple-threat chefs Ludo Lefebvre, Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook of Petit Trois and Trois Mec, LA Weekly reports. Trois Familia will separate itself from its other Trois cousins by offering a budget-friendly price point that ranges from $5 to $15 a dish, the fusion of French and Mexican cuisine, such as rabbit stew tacos, and a colorfully nostalgic sign to boot. No reservations are needed, and a hanging list will be available for diners to write their name and wait to be called. Slated to open sometime within the next two weeks, Trois Familia  will operate out of the Alegria Mexican restaurant space in the 3500 block of Sunset Boulevard last July.

In other Shopper & Diner news:

  • McCall’s Meat and Fish Co. is officially taking over the San-Sui space on Hillhurst Avenue in Los Feliz, Eater LA reports. Speculation about the change arose this summer, and, with the approval of the beer and wine license, it’s a sure shot that the deal is done. Although the opening date is yet to be determined, owner Nathan McCall is shooting for a quaint, neighborhood vibe and plans to launch with casual daytime service only.
  • Button Mash in Echo Park is not open yet, but the highly anticipated bar-arcade-restaurant is getting its feet wet by hosting friends and family nights this week, Eater LA reports. No word yet on an official opening date.
  • Restaurants, vendors, live music, food demos and panel discussions are featured at the second annual Eastside Food Festival this Sunday, October 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mac Sennett Studios in Silver Lake. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the nonprofit organization, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) and its local programs that aim to end homelessness in the Eastside.

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