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Friday, December 19, 2014

Restaurants & Bars

New owner takes over Eagle Rock wine shop

Colorado Wine Co. pictured in 2012 as their new location prepared to open.

Eagle Rock - Fans of the Colorado Wine Co. were saddened this summer when Jennifer Morgan, who owned the wine shop with her husband, John Nugent, died at age 44 after battling leukemia. This week, Nugent announced that a new owner has taken over Colorado Wine, which ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Coconut milk oatmeal for breakfast

Photo by Valentina | Eastside Foodbites/Instagram

Highland Park — After enjoying a bowl of coconut milk oatmeal and some  turmeric potato hash, Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites declared that her morning meal at Good Girl Dinette was the “best in breakfast in Highland Park.” Can you top that? Got a favorite ... Read More »

Downtown Destination FIGat7th: Make it a Date Night

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The weekend is fast approaching and you’re looking to impress your new partner or change it up with your spouse with a date night that’s more exciting than the usual dinner and a movie or routine appearance at your favorite watering hole for bites and drinks. As creatures of habit we’re always skeptical about stepping outside of the boroughs we call home and commit to longer taxi and car rides but in the spirit of expanding your social horizons don’t be afraid to cruise down Wilshire Boulevard, jump on the Metro, or hop on the 110 and head downtown to the corner of Figueroa and Seventh Avenue to destination FIGat7th. Read More »

Weekend Bite: Huevos Rancheros at Millie’s

Photo by Sandy Driscoll

Silver Lake — During a 1-1/2 mile walk with her dog, Sandy Driscoll wanted to get a bite to eat along Sunset Boulevard. She eschewed “hippy dippy” and Intelligentsia and ended up at shady table outside Millie’s for some comfort food. “Their Huevos Ranchero were tasty,” ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Sweet treats in Hermon

Who can resist? | Eastside Food Bites/Instagram

HERMON — Perhaps the star of this tiny neighborhood’s dining scene is Monterey Donuts, where you can satisfy your craving for sweets and Lotto tickets.  “Damn good doughnut,” said Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites after treating herself to the doughnut pictured above. Got a favorite ... Read More »