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Friday, October 31, 2014

Restaurants & Bars

FIGat7th: Dine, Shop and Play in Downtown Los Angeles

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In the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, FIGat7th’s open-air luxe, lifestyle space offers a contemporary urban retail and dining experience for Los Angeles’ residents and visitors alike. The downtown destination is anchored by one of the nation’s first City Target stores and home to fashion powerhouses H&M and Zara and premier retailers Victoria’s Secret, L’Occitane, M•A•C, Bath & Body Works and more. FIGat7th boasts great retail among amazing culinary eateries at TASTE FIGat7th. Read More »

Music wares, wearables, and what-have-yous in East Hollywood

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Located on Fountain Avenue in East Hollywood (close to Los Feliz and Silver Lake), is Beat Bop Boom: a little shop filled with new and vintage music t-shirts, posters, kooky housewares, accessories, and memorabilia. "Unique." "Punk rock." "A little gem." "Very underground." "Like 1980s St. Marks Square in New York City." "Cool stuff!" Those are just some examples of how others have described this fun and unusual shop. Read More »

Weekend Bite: The pork shank at Alimento

Pork shank for two...maybe 3? |Sandy Driscoll

SILVER LAKE — While Alimento’s water policy might have stirred up controversy, the  menu of the Italian restaurant has won has over many customers, including Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake.  Her favorite item? The very meaty pork shank: That pork shank was like an Italian version ... Read More »

New Echo Park restaurants pull back the wraps

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ECHO PARK — Residents are now able to get a closer look at two, soon-to-open restaurants after the plywood barriers were removed from the front of the separate projects. On Sunset Boulevard just west of Echo Park Avenue,  a shiny new kitchen and counters are on ... Read More »

The bar and grill – Highland Park style

HIGHLAND PARK — While York Boulevard is evolving at neck-breaking speed, Highland Park’s other main drag, Figueroa Street, has seen slower change. Still, along with some of the best carnitas and juice places in town, new concepts have steadily emerged on Fig—Good Girl Dinette has been ... Read More »