Los Angeles

Inbound Hollywood Hotel Spells Doom for Long-Running Restaurant Space on Vine

City Guide Los Angeles February 5, 2016 0 Comments

The high turnover at the site couldn’t have helped. Looks like the oft-rotating restaurant space across from the Redbury in Hollywood is finally getting a permanent tenant: a giant new hotel. According to Urbanize LA, an incoming European chain called citizenM has secured the address at 1718 N. Vine, with plans to tear down the low-rise restaurant building that’s currently on…

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A Sneak Peek Inside Wexler's New Santa Monica Smoked Fish Factory

City Guide Los Angeles February 4, 2016 0 Comments

The larger sister restaurant means more Jewish deli favorites for all. Micah Wexler and team have been hard at work in Santa Monica lately, trudging through the usual construction issues and city permits to bring Wexler’s Deli to the Westside. Never one to back down from a challenge, Wexler is intent on making the namesake sophomore outpost of the popular…

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Is the Former Bar 107 Owner Opening a Wine Bar on 5th Street Downtown?

City Guide Los Angeles February 4, 2016 0 Comments

And what happened to Auntie Em’s? Vee Delgadillo certainly keeps busy, with news today that the longtime Downtown bar owner may well be tackling a new wine bar project, tentatively titled Overflow, to land at 5th and Main. The address would be a familiar one, since it once held Two Bits Market (of which Delgadillo has long been connected) and more…

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Beloved Café Tropical Owner Donato Lopez Passes Away

City Guide Los Angeles February 3, 2016 0 Comments

The community figure was known for his smile and hospitality. Very sad news. Donato Lopez, the chef and owner of Silver Lake’s Café Tropical has passed, according to The Eastsider. Regulars to the restaurant known for its guava cheese pie, massive cookies, and Cuban sandwiches could always count on a warm smile by Lopez from behind the counter. Lopez was…

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