Quantcast
Saturday, July 23, 2016

Restaurants & Bars

Silver Lake’s Café Tropical loses a familiar face

Memorial to Donato Lopez

SILVER LAKE —  For many regulars at Café Tropical, Donato Lopez was a familiar sight behind the counter as they ordered cafe con leche and guava-filled pastries. “He was the face you saw every morning,” said one employee of the Cuban-style bakery and cafe.  Now, Lopez’ ... Read More »

Dunkin’ Donuts to dip into Atwater Village

atwater village dunkin donuts coming soon

ATWATER VILLAGE — Dunkin’ Donuts will be opening a shop at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Glenhurst Avenue as part of the East Coast chain’s California expansion. Workers are now building out the interior of the approximately 1,500-square-foot shop but the opening date remains unknown. ... Read More »

Spotlight on Atwater’s Ozu East owner; Is Button Mash the future of Echo Park dining?; Dream Collective’s Super Sale in Silver Lake

shopper-and-diner-logo-e1432316600919

In an interview with Los Angeles Magazine, Ozu East Kitchen owner Paul Yi shares what inspired him to leave his career as a film producer to become the owner of the recently opened Pan-Asian restaurant in Atwater Village. Apparently, Yi discovered his culinary talent on a small island in Thailand, where he stayed with a family who taught him how to make Thai curry. Read More »

Silver Lake’s Casbah Cafe closes without saying goodbye

Entrance to Casbah in Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE ––  For nearly 20 years, the Casbah Cafe attracted a loyal clientele that sipped coffee and snacked on pastries in the Moroccan themed interior or took a seat at sidewalk tables sheltered by vines and greenery. But this week, Casbah’s customers have been left ... Read More »

Yes, another coffee house brewing in Echo Park

Future home of Eightfold Coffee

ECHO PARK — There’s no shortage of places in Echo Park where you can stop, sip and savor a cup of coffee. But now the relatively under-caffeinated eastern edge of Echo Park is poised to get a coffee house of its own: Eightfold Coffee. The new ... Read More »