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Bavel Was the Most Successful LA Restaurant Opening of 2018

City Guide Los Angeles February 6, 2019 0 Comments

Eater talks to chefs and founders Genevieve Gergis and Ori Menashe about their second restaurant in Los Angeles Bavel opened in April 2018 from the founders of Bestia, which was already one of LA’s most popular and perpetually busy restaurants. Husband-and-wife chef team Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis opened Bestia back in 2013 in one of the city’s most unlikely…

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Legendary Chef Jonathan Waxman Pulls Out of Westfield Century City Project

City Guide Los Angeles February 5, 2019 0 Comments

It’s unclear what is next for the generational talent Chef Jonathan Waxman is no longer opening a large-scale restaurant in Century City. The untitled project was first announced in 2017, but Waxman has been mostly tight-lipped on progress since, and Eater has confirmed that the restaurant is no longer in the works at all. It’s unclear at this time if…

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Fancy New Chinese Restaurant Wants to Wow Angelenos With Cheeseburger Dumplings

City Guide Los Angeles February 5, 2019 0 Comments

My Little Dumpling opens today on West Third Street with bourgeois digs The dumpling wars continue in Los Angeles, with today’s opening of My Little Dumpling. The upscale casual sit-down restaurant lands along busy West Third Street, doing classic and new takes on a variety of Chinese dishes, including the all-important soup dumpling xiao long bao. My Little Dumpling comes…

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The Famous Italian Pizzeria From ‘Eat Pray Love’ Is Opening in Hollywood

City Guide Los Angeles February 4, 2019 0 Comments

L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele arrives this spring in the former Café des Artistes space Longtime Angelenos might remember Café des Artistes, the slightly hidden and beloved restaurant on McCadden just north of Sunset in Hollywood. It’s about to change into the first U.S. location for the famed Neapolitan pizzeria L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, which should open some time this spring.…

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This Indonesian Restaurant in El Monte Focuses on Borneo’s Fascinating Island Cuisine

City Guide Los Angeles February 4, 2019 0 Comments

A classic strip mall find next to a badminton club While the San Gabriel Valley is known for the depth of its regional Chinese cuisines, along with the large population that drives it, it’s also home to the largest Indonesian population in the United States. The result is several Indonesian restaurants scattered around the Valley, presenting various regional sub-styles of…

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