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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Restaurants & Bars

Highland Park’s cheap eats and pool hall makeover; sleek menswear boutique struts into Silver Lake; farmers’ market incentives for low-income shoppers

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The days of Highland Park Pool & Billiards are apparently numbered with the coming of the tentatively named concept, Hi-Hat, Eater LA reports. Behind the change are Dustin Lancaster, Ross Stephenson and Michael Blackman, the same folks who brought The Hermosillo and Highland Park Brewery to the neighborhood (Lancaster is also behind L&E Oyster Bar in Silver Lake) Read More »

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona looking for a new home

Pizza Buona Reopens 12-7-2012 7-00-45 AM

ECHO PARK —  Pizza Buona, which has served up pizza from the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street for more than 50 years, is searching for a new location that will probably take it out of the neighborhood. Israel Palacios, whose family owns the pizzeria, ... Read More »

A sneak peek inside Echo Park’s new Bar Bandini

Bar Bandini remains under a wrap

ECHO PARK -- The interior of Bar Bandini remains literally under wraps, with a large tarp covering the windows and doors of the Sunset Boulevard storefront. But the owners of Bar Bandini, located in the former City Sip space, recently have been posting photos of the interior, which has been stripped down for that rustic-industrial look.

Moby says Silver Lake residents should not worry about noisy vegans

Moby at Silver Lake meeting 5-31-2015 7-36-11 PM

SILVER LAKE - When a recording artist and DJ plans to open a restaurant, you would expect the place to be loud. But that's not going to be the case with the vegan cafe that Moby plans to open on Rowena Avenue. Moby, in a community meeting on Wednesday night, told neighbors that he was not expecting to attract a noisy or rowdy crowd. If people are looking for a crazy night out, said Moby, "they are not going to a vegan restaurant."