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Sunday, July 24, 2016

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“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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Everyday is a sample sale at The Runway Outlet!

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The Runway Outlet is a wonderfully curated boutique that offers a diverse collection of one-of-a-kind samples and current season overstock from independent Los Angeles based designers! You can find a complete outfit here for almost any occasion, we are a “one stop shop” stocked with everything ... Read More »

Echo Park shop owners prepare to close up and move out

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The shelves and display cases at Wells Tile & Antiques are filled with vintage tile and pottery that have attracted celebrity customers like Diane Keaton and Brad Pitt. Next door, Hit Bargain caters to working class shoppers with chip clips, sink stoppers and other 99-cent items. ... Read More »

Anybody want to buy an Echo Park coffee house?

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ECHO PARK —  Chango Coffee, one of the neighborhood’s first coffee houses, is up for sale. The asking price for the approximately 1,000-square-foot cafe was not disclosed but a buyer would assume the remaining lease with an option to extend, according to the listing on LoopNet.com. ... Read More »

Mascarpone-honey cake or a chamomile-milk tart? Pastries putting Frogtown restaurant on the culinary map

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ELYSIAN VALLEY -- LA Weekly spotlighted pastry chef Sarah Lange of Elysian, a restaurant and venue hidden behind a wood fence on Clearwater Street. The chef’s resumé illustrates the sweet song of success – from her start at Cake Monkey, experimentation at Hart and the Hunter, a granola-making side job that turned into her Bearclaw Kitchen enterprise, and now her position as Elysian’s pastry chef. Read More »

Sprouts Farmers Market in Eagle Rock is Hiring!

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In partnership with Snagajob, the hourly hiring experts, Sprouts Farmers Market is holding a hiring event for their new store located in Eagle Rock, CA. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak directly with the Sprouts’ hiring team on available positions such as include Cashiers, Bakery ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Bowl and rock ‘n’ roll in Highland Park; all-vegan eatery in Silver Lake Whole Foods; Boyle Heights session beers

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Highland Park Bowl returns to its old glory, Eater LA reports. The space was originally a bowling alley named when it opened 80-plus years ago. Then through the years it transitioned to Mr. T’s Bowl, where, most of the time, live bands performed, and bowling went to the wayside. Now the development team of 1933 Group has set its sights on bringing the bowling alley back to it roots. Read More »