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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Eastsider on the Go

“Artisan marketplace” planned for York Boulevard

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HIGHLAND PARK — The owners of a York Boulevard commercial building plan to transform the property into an “artisan marketplace” with space for vendors, restaurants and live entertainment, according to the Planning Department. The York Market, as the project is described in an online summary, is ... Read More »

Echo Park taco truck struggles to make the grade

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ECHO PARK — The L.A Times reports that food trucks fared worse when it comes to health safety compared to brick-and-mortar restaurants based on the county health department’s grading system.  Food trucks were even less likely to earn an “A” grade  than food carts. But do those ... Read More »

Silver Lake Gift shop heads to Echo Park

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ECHO PARK — Gift shop Hemingway & Pickett has landed in Echo Park after spending five years in Silver Lake, reports Racked LA. The shop, which hosted a reopening party earlier this month, at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Duane Street replaced Otherwild, which itself ... Read More »

Did someone say Red Wine Sangria ice cream?

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ECHO PARK — You can order Sangria and other one-of-a-kind flavors at Icy Rush Co., which opened a few weeks ago on Sunset Boulevard. The artisan ice cream parlor specializes in organic, hand-made flavors with dairy-free options to boot. From classics such as vanilla, strawberry and ... Read More »

Silver Lake to get a taste of Burmese cuisine

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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

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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 »