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Pie Queen Nicole Rucker’s Fairfax Restaurant Feels Like an LA Touchpoint

City Guide Los Angeles November 15, 2018 0 Comments

Rucker and Shawn Pham team up for something special Nicole Rucker is living in her dream at Fiona, an airy first standalone space for the star baker, situated right on Fairfax. Fiona is part pie and bread shop, part morning sweets destination, and — more than a little bit — part home for Shawn Pham, who’s leading the full food…

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LA’s Upcoming Mexican Ingredient Craft Brewery Could Be a Showstopper

City Guide Los Angeles November 15, 2018 0 Comments

Border X opens in the City of Bell on January 15 San Diego-based brewery Border X is exactly two months away from opening in the City of Bell. The owners broke ground over the summer and are in the throes of final construction, which brings LA one step closer to a brewery that combines Mexican ingredients with traditional craft beer.…

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Popular Asian Eatery Komodo Permanently Closes Both Locations

City Guide Los Angeles November 14, 2018 0 Comments

It’s unclear why the Asian-fusion restaurant shut down service Komodo, Eric and Erwin Tjahyadi’s modern Asian food truck gone brick and mortar restaurant closed for good yesterday. A call to the restaurant received the following voicemail, “As of November 13, 2018, all locations of Komodo have permanently closed.” The shutter is a bit of a mystery, even as Komodo’s Facebook…

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LA’s Essential Late Night Dining Restaurants, 2018

City Guide Los Angeles November 14, 2018 0 Comments

It’s all about the late evening eats Los Angeles seems to take on a completely different character at night. It’s the dreamlike state from Nicolas Winding Refn’s film Drive, or the hazy feel that inspired M83’s tune, Midnight City. While this isn’t quite the city that never sleeps, there are nearly endless options for nighttime revelry, and many great places…

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A Status Update on These LA Restaurants That Narrowly Survived the Woolsey Fire

City Guide Los Angeles November 13, 2018 0 Comments

These are some of the restaurants affected by the massive Southern California fire in San Fernando and Conejo Valleys Eater compiled a list of Malibu restaurants affected by the Woolsey Fire yesterday. But the destruction path is so vast, and requires another look at the Valley side of the Santa Monica mountains, including Thousand Oaks, Chatsworth, Calabasas, Simi Valley, Agoura…

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