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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Storefront Report

Silver Lake to get a taste of Burmese cuisine

Burmese Silver Lake restaurant

SILVER LAKE — Silver Lake will be one of the few places in the Los Angeles area with a Burmese restaurant, reports Eater LA. Daw Yee Myanmar Corner is making its way from the San Gabriel Valley, and with it comes menu items such as classic ... Read More »

Cafe de la olla now serving in El Sereno

cafecito and el sereno

EL SERENO — A new coffee house named Cafecito has landed on Huntington Drive, Eater LA reports. This coffee house sets itself apart from the fancy coffee spots that have sprouted around the Eastside, and brings a humble Latin-inspired charm of enjoying a cafecito with a friend ... Read More »

WaBa Grill coming to Highland Park

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HIGHLAND PARK — A former  coin-laundry is being converted into an outlet for the fast growing WaBa Grill chain of teriyaki chicken-bowl restaurants. Building permits have been issued to construct a WaBa Grill at 6316 N. Figueroa Street, which is a former coin laundry in the ... Read More »

Echo Park’s new player in vintage vinyl prepares to open

Cosmic Vinyl opening soon

ECHO PARK — Blue Bag Records shut its doors last month, but the Sunset Boulevard storefront will soon be filled with another record shop: Cosmic Vinyl. In addition to records, Cosmic Vinyl will also sell 8-tracks and vintage audio equipment and also host live Americana music, ... Read More »

7-Eleven seeking to open new Boyle Heights store

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BOYLE HEIGHTS –– A new 7-Eleven convenience store is in the works for the corner of Marengo and State streets across from L.A. County-USC Medical Center, according to a Planning Department summary. The store is planned for a vacant, 2,472-square-foot space at 1902 E. Marengo Street. ... Read More »

Trouble for potato taco lovers in Cypress Park

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CYPRESS PARK –– Taco fans are wondering when they will once again be able to satisfy their hunger for potato tacos at El Atacor #11. A handwritten sign on the front door of  the Figueroa Street restaurant reads “Closed for Remodeling.”  But, according to a Yelper, ... Read More »

TiGeorges serving up last meal on Sunday

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ECHO PARK —  Chef TiGeorges Laguerre is serving up his last rotisserie chicken and other Haitian favorites on Sunday when his TiGeorges’ Chicken restaurant on Glendale Boulevard closes. A person at the restaurant confirmed the Sunday closure over the phone. Jeremy Rosenberg, who co-authored a book with Laguerre, also announced ... Read More »