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Author Archives: Marni Epstein

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock’s Little Beast marks one year anniversary; Atwater market crowd-sources owner’s cancer fund; & Mt. Washington Marketplace readies debut

Eagle Rock’s Little Beast is proving to be the little restaurant that could. Eater LA  chronicles chef and owner Sean Lowenthal’s steady climb to success as his family-friendly establishment marks its first anniversary. Its trademark patio doesn’t hurt the restaurant’s cause either, as it’s an ideal spot to take in the waning days of summer. In other Shopper & Diner ... Read More »

Eastside real estate homes

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

This Labor Day weekend offers up the perfect opportunity to use your extra day off to take a look at that house you’ve been eyeing. Properties this weekend include a prime three-bedroom townhouse in Monterey Hills, and a recently remodeled cozy, two-bedroom bungalow in Highland Park. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Reborn Silver Lake eatery dishes up karmically good burgers; High marks for Highland Park ceviche; and vegan clothing pop-up takes to Echo Park rooftop.

On Thursday Haché LA, a new Silver Lake burger joint, celebrated their soft opening. “Soft” might an understatement as a steady stream of DJ-driven beats poured out of the former Sunset Boulevard home of Tarascos  alongside a stream of chef Michael ‘Mick’ Scheper’s minced steak burgers. For eight hours, the OC-based restaurant served up good will on a plate to their ... Read More »

Eastside real estate homes

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

The weekend is once again upon us, bringing with it a variety of open houses from which to choose. Properties include a budget-busting 100-year-old restored Craftsman in Highland Park and a two-bedroom courtyard condo in Silver Lake. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a look. Here’s a sample of ... Read More »

Eastside Property: What does $550k buy in Glassell Park?

GLASSELL PARK –  Glassell Park’s real estate market is heating up – new townhomes at NELA Union are attracting  buyers in search of contemporary style, new restaurants are attracting foodies, and its position  near Echo Park, Eagle Rock, and Highland Park makes the neighborhood an appealing locale for those seeking a halo effect on home equity.  This month, the neighborhood ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Highland Park dishes up mole sauce pizza; Boyle Heights hosts taco festival; & Echo Park boutique seeks happily ever after in new storefront

A Highland Park pizzeria is fusing Mexican and Italian culinary specialties with its new mole pizza. LA Magazine writes that Town Pizza on York Boulevard is topping their pie with  mole sauce, roast pork, chili-lime corn, pickled red onions, and cilantro. This craft pie is now being dished up by the slice. In other Shopper & Diner news: Can’t get enough mole? You might ... Read More »

Eastside real estate homes

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

With the end of  summer on the horizon comes numerous food and music festivals around town this weekend. But if you can steal yourself away for a moment, this weekend also brings with it a variety of open houses. Properties include a restored Craftsman four-bedroom in Highland Park and an updated two-bedroom mid-century with views in El Sereno. Always check to make sure the ... Read More »

Best bets at this weekend’s Echo Park Rising festival

_ ECHO PARK – This weekend Echo Park will welcome the fourth annual Echo Park Rising festival to the neighborhood. The three-day music and arts event is free, and aims to celebrate the creativity and diversity of the Eastside enclave. This year’s schedule is again loaded with talented acts. You can get the full schedule here, but we here at ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: North African tacos for Boyle Heights; beer and wine options at Eagle Rock sandwich shop; & makeover for Silver Lake restaurant

Tacos have long been a staple of Eastside cuisine. With the food truck movement of the last few years, chefs and culinary experimenters around L.A. have had the opportunity to get a bit more adventurous with their fillings. The latest in that long line of revolutionary chefs is Chef Farid Zadi of Revolutionario North African Tacos,  which recently partnered with Los Originales ... Read More »

Eastside real estate homes

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

The weekend is once again upon us, bringing with it a variety of open houses from which to choose. Properties include a quaint one-bedroom condo alternative in Eagle Rock and a three-bedroom with expansive views in Mt. Washington.  Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a look. Here’s a ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake restaurant welcomes wine; Mediterranean fare making waves in Atwater; & a blue ribbon burrito in Boyle Heights

Wine and Beer lovers rejoice! Libations have arrived at Silver Lake’s Night + Market Song. The Thai restaurant’s recently acquired beer and wine license has them starting slow, offering Singha and Beerlao beer as well as a mixture of whites and reds, writes LA Magazine. The restaurant will eventually add other  items, like Mauvais Temps by Nicolas Carmarans. In other ... Read More »

Eastside real estate homes

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

As the calendar turns over on the new month of August, a variety of new homes hit the market. Properties include a one-bedroom Highland Park fixer-upper on a huge lot,  and a charming Cypress Park three-bedroom with sweeping views. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a look. Here’s a ... Read More »

Eastside Property: What does $1 million buy in Silver Lake?

SILVER LAKE — Silver Lake has been the lips of every trend-setter and real estate speculator for a while now. Its main streets are already littered with restaurants and boutiques, and soon enough, it may even welcome its first boutique hotel  and a Whole Foods. All of that is a long way of saying it’s evident that real estate in ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Atwater libations that will ‘bowl’ you over; Boyle Heights taco shop testing breakfast; and Gold at Los Feliz bookstore

ATWATER VILLAGE – Neighborhood fixture Tam O’Shanter is shaking up summer. With a bet that hot L.A. summer days equals thirsty customers, the venerable joint is now offering punch bowls with their Sunday brunch, notes NBC Los Angeles. An entire bowl of Sangria or Le Fleurs may just make bottomless mimosas a thing of the past. In other Shopper  & ... Read More »

Eastside real estate homes

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

The weekend is once again upon us, bringing with it a variety of open houses from which to choose. Properties include a Mt. Washington, three-bedroom geodesic dome with sweeping views, and a quaint two-bedroom Echo Park cottage. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a look. Here’s a sample of ... Read More »