The shelves are waiting to be stocked and the paper removed from the windows in preparation for the opening later this week of the Yummy.com store in Silver Lake. After about a year of preparation, the small chain of grocery stores that promises delivery of online ... Read More »
Category Archives: Restaurants & Bars
Fate (aka a Groupon) recently brought me to El Vaquero Restaurante in El Sereno, where I was pleased to see that their specialty was Tortas Ahogadas. A popular sandwich from Guadalajara, Mexico, it consists of a hard roll filled with carnitas and a smattering of beans, ... Read More »
If you can’t go very far without stopping for a Starbucks fix then you will like what a Highland Park property owner has in mind for a York Boulevard burger stand. The owner of the Classic Burger property on the eastern edge of York Boulevard near ... Read More »
The phone has been disconnected. The thick drapes are shut tight against the windows. What’s going on at Naya Sunset, the flashy Silver Lake restaurant that served a modern version of Indian cuisine and some out-of-the-ordinary cocktails, including a rum drink with coffee beans? Some nearby ... Read More »
Shopper & Diner Report: Indie label music market returns to Silver Lake; Celebrate Free Comic Book Day; Gourmet donuts on York?
The Independent Label Market returns to Silver Lake this weekend with a larger roster of indie music labels selling limited edition vinyl and other music products, more artist appearances and, of course, food trucks. Organizers said the one-day market, which will be held on Saturday at ... Read More »
While pupusas, tacos, mariscos and Jumbo Jacks abound, vegetables are hard to come by on the strip of Figueroa Street where Cypress Park meets Highland Park. Enter: Ayta Grill. The small Japanese “Teriyaki House & Tea Room” (Note: I didn’t see any actual tea on my ... Read More »
The new owners of the former Delilah Bakery in Echo Park are attracting attention as they renovate the small corner storefront and test new paint colors on the exterior. A passing motorists yells out from his car to find out when they are opening . But ... Read More »
Shopper & Diner Report: Coffee now brewing at Echo Park’s Tierra Mia; work underway on Sonny’s Hideaway in Highland Park; MILK coming to Silver Lake?
The new Tierra Mia Coffee officially began pouring horchata lattes and serving Tres Leches muffins on Thursday in the former Downbeat Cafe in Echo Park. In the newly remodeled Alvarado Street storefront, baristas dressed in black shirts and ties take orders for coffee drinks as well ... Read More »
By Valentina Silva Not too far from Verdugo Bar, hiding under a “Bakery #1″ sign in a Glassell Park strip mall, is a breakfast and lunch spot that should be packed every day. It’s not, and selfishly I’d like to keep it that way, but I ... Read More »
For several months now Little Joy has been locked up tight as new owners gave the Echo Park hipster dive bar a makeover that features a contemporary, industrial-style with Art Deco touches. Echo Park resident Joaquin Reyna-Donaldson and business partner Don Andes added a new oak ... Read More »