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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Restaurants & Bars

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?

Chango Coffee

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 »

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

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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

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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 »