Art gallery sale in Echo Park; Aussie café comes to Silver Lake; classic French cake gets a Filipino twist



Need art? Head to Subliminal Projects this Saturday, Dec. 2 from noon to 6 p.m. for its holiday sale. With 50 percent off of select art, prints, books and merchandise, you’re sure to find a quality gift at half the cost. Make your visit complete by stopping by PEACE, the gallery’s current exhibit that examines the influence of the peace symbol since it was first introduced about 60 year ago, a gallery email reported. Subliminal Projects is located 1331 Sunset Blvd. in Echo Park.

In other Shopper & Diner news:

Hop on over to Roo Coffee. Turns out the Australian café takes over the former Morning Nights Café come January 2018, Eater LA reports. Owners Elyse Goyen and Tom and Kate O’Conner bring the concept from Australia, where they also head Future Fantastic, a creative studio. Beans are from neighbors Counter Culture Coffee. Roo Café is located in the 1500 block of Griffith Park Boulevard in Silver Lake.

FrankieLucy Bakeshop is offering a fresh twist to the classic French Christmas cake Bûche de Noël, Los Angeles Magazine reports. Pastry chef Kristine de la Cruz turned to her Filipino heritage for inspiration. The results is the ube-infused cake that is filled with macapuno cream cheese and topped with coconut buttercream. FrankieLucy Bake Shop is located in the 3100 block of West Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.

That’s it for this week’s Shopper & Diner Report!

Cecilia Padilla-Brill is a communications writer and journalist. She writes news, health, education and feature stories. Cecilia is currently working on her first novel. She has lived in Echo Park since 1999.

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  1. How many coffee shops does Sunset Junction need?

  2. It’s a bit vague as to where this gallery is, no actual address? just 1300 block, and no cross street? Oh it’s subliminal!

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