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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Restaurants & Bars

Silver Lake Ramen roams on to York; Frogtown’s Salazar launches ‘1990s’ website; immigrant-run Eastside eateries honored

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Salazar’s flashback-to-the-‘90s website “is so bad it is pure gold,” according to Los Angeles Magazine. Five web design elements are listed that justify the reasoning, including a dancing MC Hammer gif and a broken link that lead to a dead page of a misspelled URL, salazrla.com. Experience the pre-CSS site while listening to the super cheesy “What is Love?” by Haddaway. Read More »

Sawyer seafood and Clover Juice land in Silver Lake

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SILVER LAKE — Newcomer Sawyer debuted in Silver Lake, serving seafood and other dishes in an attractive indoor and outdoor dining areas, according to Eater LA. A mix of light and dark wood tables and chairs, a vibrant brick floor and surrounding foliage sets the the ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Good goes 33 Taps in Silver Lake; Sonoran tacos come to Frogtown; prime wedding dresses in Echo Park

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Longtime Silver Lake sports spot Good Microbrew & Grill has been taken over by another sports bar, 33 Taps, Eater LA reports. Initially, Good’s owner Ron Martinez stated in an email that the temporary closure was due to a small office fire, and that the place would be up and running. However, a few weeks later, the papered windows of the closed restaurant told a different story. Read More »

“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 »