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Cocktails and haircuts in Highland Park; fried seafood feast in Eagle Rock; happening hummus

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BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL

Need a shave and a cocktail all in one stop? Not to worry. Blind Barber has you covered. With locations already in Culver City, Chicago and New York, the throwback barbershop is setting up in Highland Park, Eater LA reports. Unlike the other locations that have more of a speakeasy vibe, the HP shop encapsulates the styles of the 1970s and 1980s. Blind Barber is expected to open sometime in late January. Blind Barber is located in the 5700 block of N. Figueroa in Highland Park.

In other shopping and dining news:

Fill up on fried seafood fantasies at Crispy Town, a small eatery that has popped up in the back of the Seafood City in Eagle Rock, Eater LA reports. Now folks can snack on fried smelt and chicharon while shopping at the popular Filipino grocery store. Crispy Town is located in the 2700 block of Colorado Boulevard.

Scott Zwiezen of Atwater Village’s Dune and Echo Park’s Elf Café is “on a mission to master the perfect hummus,” according to Los Angeles Magazine. Zwiezen was noted for his organic hummus plate served at Dune, which consists of a dose of olive oil, braised chickpeas, cabbage salad, house pickles and char flocked flatbread. Dune is located in the 3100 block of Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village.

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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