Silver Lake’s Pine & Crane owner Vivian Ku was recently featured in the L.A. Times as a mover and shaker in the Asian food scene. The article reported that the young chef is continuously experimenting with dishes at her Taiwanese restaurant. One example: “trotters” or pigs ... Read More »
ECHO PARK — The once sleepy stretch of Sunset Boulevard on the east end of Echo Park has become more lively in recent years. Large opening night crowds gather at Shepard Fairey’s Subliminal Projects gallery. Taco lovers seemed perpetually lined up outside Guisados. Indie music fans are descending on Club Bahia across the street from the sleek Elysian apartment tower. Now, joining this mix is Esqueleto, an Oakland-based jewelry shop and gallery.
Update on Los Feliz’s Tiki Ti: The legendary bar recently stated on its Facebook page that it is “proud to announce its return to normalcy starting Friday, May 22, we are back to our regularly scheduled shenanigans.”
Worship LA hits Echo Park; summer wine picks at Highland Park’s Hermosillo; Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to reopen
Music meets fashion at Worship LA – a new clothing shop on Mohawk Street near Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park. Owners and musicians Vashti Windish and Sara Villard hope to replicate the success of their first venture, Worship. Located in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Worship ...
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.
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.
ECHO PARK -- Only a few weeks after going up for rent at more than $2,400 a month, the former Beatrice Valenzuela shop has apparently been leased to a new tenant. But who is it?
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 »
Eastside Weekend: Spoke(n) Art Ride in Cypress Park; Music at The Market in Highland Park; Designer purge in Echo Park
Even creative types feel the constraints of their 9-5 jobs. La Fabrica is a group of designers who are releasing all the wild imaginings they conjured during their days with clients who had very specific ideas. Designer Detox is a purging of the random thought patterns that percolated during the workday, finally able to see the light of day
After operating online for the past year, The MiA Project, which showcases U.S. designers and manufacturers, has opened its first store on the west end of York Boulevard. Located in the former home of Gimme Gimme Records, The Mia (Made in America) Project shop will feature everything from homewares and art to lingerie and apothecary.