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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Storefront Report

Silver Lake eyewear boutique headed for Echo Park

ECHO PARK —  Gogosha Optique, which has been selling high-end eyewear in Silver Lake since 2008, closed its Sunset Boulevard boutique at the end of last month as it prepares to move east into a former discount store in Echo Park. Its opening will help fill ... Read More »

Echo Park’s The Whisperer restaurant goes quietly

ECHO PARK —  Less than a year after it opened, The Whisperer restaurant shut down last month. Now, a new owner is preparing to open in the same spot, which hasn’t been able to retain a restaurant for very long. The Whisperer opened last February in a ... Read More »

Lincoln Heights coffee scene perks up

LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  The neighborhood’s coffee scene has been pretty low key. Cafe in the Heights closed about two years ago, and Cafe Zeta did not last very long. But now the team behind The Heights Deli and Bottle Shop has stepped in to fill the ... Read More »

New Atwater Village restaurant features a farm-to-table menu

By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ ATWATER VILLAGE – Palette Food and Juice, a “farm-to-table, fast casual” eatery, opened its doors late last month on Glendale Boulevard. The restaurant prides itself on using only local, fresh ingredients. It was Chef Molly Fleming’s idea to keep farmers and vendors in ... Read More »

Vegan cinnamon roll shop coming to Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Vegans will never go hungry in Echo Park. Neighborhood shops sell bags of vegan teriyaki jerky and boxes of vegan mac & cheese balls. Restaurants serve up slabs of “cauliflower steak” and vegan banh mi sandwiches. Now, those who crave freshly baked vegan ... Read More »

Brewery-bike shop proposed for Echo Park

ECHO PARK — If Highland Park can have a combination restaurant-barbershop, why can’t Echo Park have a brewery-bike shop combo? That’s what is being proposed for a commercial building on a stretch of Sunset Boulevard that has been attracting new shops, cafes, housing and nightlife. Jens ... Read More »