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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Storefront Report

Japanese gastropub headed for Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Kush Sake Bar,  a yakitori and sake bar connected to the owner of Silverlake Ramen, has closed a little more than two years  after opening for business. Now, it appears that a new Japanese-style restaurant is preparing to launch in the same spot ... Read More »

Planned Highland Park barbershop wants to serve booze

HIGHLAND PARK —  A barbershop-restaurant combo might seem odd at first. But it’s a concept that has apparently worked for Blind Barber, which operates  barbershop /cafes in New York and Culver City. Now, the owners want to open a Blind Barber, which would serve a full-line ... Read More »

New Eagle Rock cafe coming to Colorado Boulevard

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EAGLE ROCK —  Behind paper-covered windows, work is underway to convert a former flower shop at 2040 Colorado Boulevard into a “cafe/gelato shop,”  according to the Department of Building & Safety. It’s not known what the new cafe will be serving or when it expects to ... Read More »

Mole fries, anyone?

Mole fries, anyone? | Boyle Heights Beat

BOYLE HEIGHTS -- Mole fries? Mole quesadillas? Mole nachos? These dishes may sound like the food of fiction, but they’re actually offered at a restaurant here in Boyle Heights. Read More »

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona is back in business

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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 »

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona gets a new lease on life

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ECHO PARK — After being forced to close late last year in the wake of a steep rent increase, Pizza Buona has found a new location not far from its previous home of more than 50 years. The neighborhood pizzeria plans to reopen on Thursday, Sept. ... 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 »