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Manhattan Beach Restaurant Shutters With Owners Owing Back Rent and Wages

City Guide Los Angeles February 16, 2018 0 Comments

Les P’Tits Bretons just opened in August 2017 Despite an almost five-star Yelp rating and popularity amongst Manhattan Beach locals, the Brittany-inspired Les P’Tits Bretons closed abruptly on February 1 after opening back in August 2017. Information about the closure is unclear, as the owners left a mysterious notice on the front door saying that “the landlord decided not to…

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A Seasonal All-Day Restaurant Goes Into a Prime Santa Monica Slot

City Guide Los Angeles February 16, 2018 0 Comments

Former financier and first-time restaurant owner Kevin Lazan will open The Gables in March An all-day neighborhood restaurant called The Gables is coming to Santa Monica this March. When open, the restaurant will be located on Wilshire between Third and Fourth Streets, and operated by a team that includes consulting chef and former Superba and Beacon veteran Vicki Fan Matsusaka;…

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Prolific Restaurateur Tony Yanow Crafts a Neo-Gothic Gastropub in Sherman Oaks

City Guide Los Angeles February 15, 2018 0 Comments

The ABC team scores another opening, craft beer and all Golden Road co-founder Tony Yanow’s most personal new project, Bluebird Brasserie, is almost ready for the Valley. Meanwhile, here’s a look inside the new space, slated to open within a few weeks. Bluebird Brasserie takes over the short-lived seafood-focused Mexican restaurant Marlin & Ono, which closed overnight with almost no…

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The Definitive Guide to Oaxacan Cuisine in Los Angeles

City Guide Los Angeles February 15, 2018 0 Comments

Where to find the best mole, tlayudas, parrilladas, and more Most people don’t know that LA’s collection of Oaxacan restaurants is the second largest on the planet — second only to Oaxaca itself. Famous chefs from around the world have been running to Oaxaca for years to unlock the secrets of its moles, ancient pre-Hispanic techniques, and ingredients. Little do…

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