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Hong Kong’s Highly Regarded Yakitori Spot Gets an Official DTLA Address

City Guide Los Angeles May 23, 2018 0 Comments

The Historic Core just got a lot more lively Great news for yakitori fans, as international hit Yardbird from Hong Kong has secured a space in Downtown Los Angeles. They’ll be opening sometime in the middle of next year. Hong Kong’s Yardbird is a massively popular destination for meat skewers grilled over charcoal, for drinks, and tons of other snacks,…

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Judge Evicts 57-Year-Old Ports O’ Call as Waterfront Development Moves Ahead

City Guide Los Angeles May 23, 2018 0 Comments

Yesterday’s ruling removes the last restaurant from Ports O’ Call Village San Pedro’s Ports O’ Call Restaurant received an official eviction notice yesterday, as a Los Angeles Superior Court judge sided with the Port of Los Angeles. The port will remove and demolish the restaurant to continue building a forthcoming waterfront development called the San Pedro Public Market. Locals rallied…

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Hearth & Hound’s April Bloomfield to Sever Ties With Partner Ken Friedman

City Guide Los Angeles May 22, 2018 0 Comments

A new 60 Minutes expose talks Friedman, Batali, and Bloomfield Chef April Bloomfield is done with Ken Friedman, her longtime business partner and restaurant collaborator. In a new 60 Minutes exposé that aired on Sunday night, Bloomfield forwarded a statement saying that she is “in the final stages” of severing her partnership, financial and otherwise, with Friedman, who has been…

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Sang Yoon Launches an Ambitious New $110 Tasting Menu at Lukshon

City Guide Los Angeles May 21, 2018 0 Comments

A six-course affair at this Culver City Asian restaurant In the words of Jonathan Gold, Sang Yoon might be America’s most underachieving chef. That’s because Lukshon, Yoon’s highly praised but sometimes underrated Asian restaurant in Culver City, continues to operate quietly under the shadow of the likes of Vespertine. Still, this publication has always considered Lukshon a notable LA restaurant,…

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