SILVER LAKE -- It's been more than a year since the dance floor went dark and the Go-Go Boys stopped gyrating after MJ's, one of Silver Lake's last gay bars, closed up early last year. Since then, the owners have remained quiet about what's planned for the Hyperion Avenue venue while construction has been on and off during the past year However, construction has resumed, and it looks like MJ's is getting a major makeover.
SILVER LAKE -- Chef Michael “Mick” Schepers opened Haché LA on Sunset Boulevard last fall with a menu featuring 100% Angus Sirloin burgers, made-from-scratch, triple-cooked fries, homemade drinks and select beer and wine. The menu is similar to his restaurant in Irvine, Mick’s Karma Bar. But Silver Lake is a far cry from Irvine, Schepers found out. Read More »
Tiki-Ti bar closes for now; stationery shop to debut in Echo Park; Boyle Heights cafe features vegetarian items; will Silver Lake vegans go for Moby’s cauliflower steak?
Chants of “ooga booga” and “toro, toro, toro” at the legendary Polynesian-styled Tiki-Ti bar in Los Feliz have unexpectedly ceased, at least for now.
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- With the exception of tiny Art's Coffee Shop and a few other spots, there is little in the way of restaurants within walking distance of the thousands of workers, students and visitors at County USC-Medical Center and the adjacent USC Health Sciences Campus. Now it looks like Art's is going to get some competition. The developers of a 200-room Hyatt House hotel and conference center on the campus property are seeking a sit-down restaurant.
SILVER LAKE — A former laundry next to The Black Cat will be turned into a new restaurant with a total of 120 indoor and outdoor seats if the city grants the necessary permits.
Atwater’s treehaus plants its roots into bigger digs; cantimpalitos find a permanent spot on a Silver Lake menu; French bakery’s bonjour in Boyle Heights
Treehaus is staying true to its Atwater roots with its recent relocation from 3229 Glendale Boulevard to a bigger storefront just a few shops down at 3153 Glendale Boulevard, where it will share space with SewLA.
EAGLE ROCK -- Former Glee producer Alexis Martin Woodall and her husband, chef Dave Woodall, are preparing to open a new restaurant called Red Herring in the former home of Le Petit Beaujolais on Colorado Boulevard.
LINCOLN HEIGHTS – Stocked with 300 bottles of craft beer and wine, The Heights Deli & Bottle Shop held a “soft opening” today. Owner Vanessa Baek, a Lincoln Heights resident who also operates Xlixe pizzeria in Little Tokyo, said she hopes her new store will bring ... Read More »
ATWATER VILLAGE -- A new restaurant is preparing to open in the space once occupied by Atwater Village Farm, joining several new restaurants that have recently opened up along Glendale Boulevard.
SILVER LAKE — Food blogger Jenn Pan stopped by the new Knuckle & Claw on a Sunday afternoon found the seafood filling and bread is “everything you hope for in a lobster roll.” The highlights: The bread is soft and buttery, gently toasted on the outside. their fillings ... Read More »