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Pasadena’s Beloved French-Vietnamese Abricott Closes After Five Years

City Guide Los Angeles July 16, 2018 0 Comments

Abricott’s sister restaurants Daisy Mint and Fig Sprout remain open Abricott, a beloved French-Vietnamese restaurant in Pasadena, closed on July 1 after a five year run. Jo and John Wee opened restaurant in early 2012 on South Lake, and made the announcement last month via the eatery’s website. Sandwich chain Mendocino Farms will go into its space. Abricott prepared classic…

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Cops Shut Down LA Bar After Ruckus with Far Right Proud Boys

City Guide Los Angeles July 16, 2018 0 Comments

The Griffin in Atwater Village is under fire for how they handled things Atwater Village bar The Griffin is under fire for an incident involving well-known far right men’s group the Proud Boys over the weekend. The Los Feliz Boulevard watering hole was reportedly the site of a local Proud Boys chapter meet-up on Saturday night, but things escalated quickly…

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Guerrilla Tacos Officially Ends Its Food Truck Run Next Thursday Night

City Guide Los Angeles July 13, 2018 0 Comments

But don’t worry, more tacos are coming soon Chef Wes Avila is pulling the plug on his Guerrilla Tacos truck, in anticipation of the upcoming opening of his first brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Arts District. The final night of service will be next Thursday. The easily-identifiable rig has been rolling around greater Los Angeles in one iteration or another for…

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Step Inside the Fully Restored Googie Diner in Santa Monica That Ends Route 66

City Guide Los Angeles July 12, 2018 0 Comments

Mel’s Drive-In returns the former Penguin to its Santa Monica glory There’s something so alluring about an old, brightly-lit dinnertime diner, particularly one as iconic as the new Mel’s Drive-In in Santa Monica. The end-of-the-line location sits at the historic termination point for Route 66, and for decades has proudly carried its beaming old penguin logo — even as the…

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Pitchoun Will Open a Bright New French Bakery at the Beverly Center

City Guide Los Angeles July 12, 2018 0 Comments

Their second location is next door to Eggslut Downtown’s Pitchoun! bakery heads across town with a second ground floor location at the Beverly Center. As the only bakery-cafe in the still-under-construction shopping mall, the bakery will make every item made on site, and hopes to open by late summer. Husband and wife owners Fabienne and Frédéric Soulies launched the original…

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