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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Eastsider on the Go

Silver Lake’s Café Tropical loses a familiar face

Memorial to Donato Lopez

SILVER LAKE —  For many regulars at Café Tropical, Donato Lopez was a familiar sight behind the counter as they ordered cafe con leche and guava-filled pastries. “He was the face you saw every morning,” said one employee of the Cuban-style bakery and cafe.  Now, Lopez’ ... Read More »

Dunkin’ Donuts to dip into Atwater Village

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ATWATER VILLAGE — Dunkin’ Donuts will be opening a shop at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Glenhurst Avenue as part of the East Coast chain’s California expansion. Workers are now building out the interior of the approximately 1,500-square-foot shop but the opening date remains unknown. ... Read More »

Spotlight on Atwater’s Ozu East owner; Is Button Mash the future of Echo Park dining?; Dream Collective’s Super Sale in Silver Lake

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In an interview with Los Angeles Magazine, Ozu East Kitchen owner Paul Yi shares what inspired him to leave his career as a film producer to become the owner of the recently opened Pan-Asian restaurant in Atwater Village. Apparently, Yi discovered his culinary talent on a small island in Thailand, where he stayed with a family who taught him how to make Thai curry. Read More »

Floyd’s 99 opening up Silver Lake barbershop

What happens to the sign?

SILVER LAKE –  Floyd’s 99 Barbershop will be opening a store in the former home of Sun Lake Drugs at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Parkman Avenue, according to the co-owner of the property known for its neon signage. Floyd’s, a nationwide chain that promotes ... Read More »