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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Shopper & Diner

Shopper & Diner: Bowl and rock ‘n’ roll in Highland Park; all-vegan eatery in Silver Lake Whole Foods; Boyle Heights session beers

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Highland Park Bowl returns to its old glory, Eater LA reports. The space was originally a bowling alley named when it opened 80-plus years ago. Then through the years it transitioned to Mr. T’s Bowl, where, most of the time, live bands performed, and bowling went to the wayside. Now the development team of 1933 Group has set its sights on bringing the bowling alley back to it roots. 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 »

Footwear designers pop up in Silver Lake; more coffee flowing in Echo Park; Boyle Heights’ veggie tacos

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Shinola Silver Lake, which is based in Detroit, and The MiA Project in Highland Park have teamed together to present Makers Month, a series of events devoted to all things made in America. According to Racked LA, two of the weekend events include pop-ups featuring up-and-coming Los Angeles-based footwear designers Wal & Pai and Jessica Taft Langdon arrives the following weekend. Read More »

Chicken chipotle pizza now serving in El Sereno

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EL SERENO — When Hugo Izquierdo craved a pizza, he often had to leave the neighborhood,  heading west and “over the hill” to Highland Park or traveling east to Alhambra to enjoy a satisfying piece of pie. Now, he just walks three blocks from his home ... Read More »

Fresh & Easy chain preparing to shut down

GLASSELL PARK— The struggling Fresh & Easy grocery store chain, which opened one of its first outlets in Glassell Park, is closing down operations as it runs out of cash and has failed to find a buyer for the company, the L.A. Times reports. The looming ... Read More »