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Monday, January 16, 2017

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Police Academy cafe is back on duty

The restaurant at the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club Café, located in Elysian Park, has reopened after nearly three years off duty for extensive renovations, Eater LA reports. But don’t worry – the renovation preserved much of the diner’s retro look and historic police ... Read More »

Home cooks share holiday recipes and traditions

The holidays are a time when Los Angeles home cooks emerge from their kitchens with meals that reflect the city's vast variety of cultures and traditions. We asked three residents from different backgrounds to share holiday recipes and what makes these dishes a yearly tradition. Read More »

One Down Dog yoga stretches into Echo Park

ECHO PARK – One Down Dog, which operates yoga studios in Eagle Rock and Silver Lake, will open a third location early next year in the Echo Park Village complex now taking shape on Glendale Boulevard south of Temple Street. Owner Jessica Rosen said the new ... Read More »

Blue Bottle Coffee joining Los Feliz cafe scene

LOS FELIZ — Looks like Blue Bottle Coffee is preparing to start serving its high-end brew on Hillhurst Avenue, according to city records. The Bay Area coffee chain has filed for a city business license at 2066 Hillhurst, a ground-floor space in an Art-Deco style building ... Read More »

Mr. Holmes brings the Cruffin to Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, the San Francisco-based creator of the Cruffin pastry, recently opened in Highland Park, Eater LA reports. Long lines of customers curious about croissant-muffin hybrid have been spotted outside the new bakery, located off of Figueroa Street. The space comes with a somewhat ... Read More »

Frogtown Brewery makes the leap into Elysian Valley [update]

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Frogtown Brewery has hopped into Elysian Valley, according to Eater LA. Expect communal seating in a warehouse space, surrounded by exposed rafters and heavy wooden accents. Local beer collections from owners Mike Voss and master brewer Adam Kestal are featured as well as ... Read More »

Cafe Birdie takes off in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK — Cafe Birdie is the sort of “trendy, New American, cocktail-heavy restaurant” that one normally associates with Hollywood or downtown, according to LA Weekly. Except it’s in Highland Park — the latest trendy restaurant to pop up in a neighborhood that was once given ... Read More »

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona is back in business

ECHO PARK — Israel Palacios was getting close to giving up finding a new home for his family’s pizzeria, Pizza Buona, which closed last December after being priced out of its old location. But while he was getting his hair cut, Palacios heard that another Echo Park ... Read More »

Musician-turned-baker to open a bakery in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — A few weeks back we reported about Echo Park Village, the new name for a row of buildings in the 300 block Glendale Boulevard that were being emptied of tenants and renovated in preparation for new businesses. Now, Eater L.A. reports that one of the new ... Read More »

Build-your-own-döner restaurant coming to Eagle Rock

EAGLE ROCK -- It looks like Spitz, which has for the past decade been serving döner kebabs and Mediterranean-inspired street food in a hip environment, is about to get some competition on its home turf. Spireworks, an American-style döner restaurant, will be opening up this winter in Eagle Rock, according to its website. Read More »

Highland Park food trucks moving on

HIGHLAND PARK — For the past five years, food trucks and their fans have gathered at the back of a shopping center at York Boulevard and Figueroa Street for a weekly celebration of mobile cuisine. Last week, however, Mong Skillman, organizer of the Tuesday night Eat ... Read More »