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Michael Voltaggio's Sack Sandwiches Re-Opens on Melrose

City Guide Los Angeles March 9, 2016 0 Comments

The reformatted ink.sack has returned You may not have even noticed, but there was a brief switcheroo a couple of weeks back at Michael Voltaggio sought to reformat and rebrand his casual sandwich interprise from ink.sack into what we now know to be Sack Sandwiches. That meant opening up his new Sunset Boulevard location while simultaneously closing the Melrose outpost…

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Blue Bottle Coffee's Artsy Culver City Shop Opens Next Week

City Guide Los Angeles March 9, 2016 0 Comments

Get ready for caffeine on Monday, March 14 Blue Bottle Coffee, which first announced it was landing in the L.A. area many years ago in Culver City, is finally ready to debut March 14. Since that first announcement, Blue Bottle snatched up Handsome Coffee and took over the prime Arts District location, while opening more outlets on Beverly Blvd, Echo Park, and Venice.…

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Golden Road's Beer Counter Opens at Grand Central Market Right This Very Second

City Guide Los Angeles March 8, 2016 0 Comments

It’s beer o’clock in Downtown, folks In a surprising turn of events, it seems that Los Angeles brewery Golden Road has decided to open up their Grand Central Market craft beer and pierogi den. The official unveiling time is 2 p.m. sharp, which means that as of this very moment you can sit, sip, and enjoy. It’s a sudden opening…

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LA Weekly Reviews Phillip Frankland Lee's Free-Wheeling Scratch Bar

City Guide Los Angeles March 8, 2016 0 Comments

He can’t just “do whatever the fuck he wants” This week, Besha Rodell heads to Encino to discuss Phillip Frankland Lee’s relocated Scratch Bar. Lee, who “played the part of villain perfectly” on the current season of Top Chef before being eliminated, stated on the show that his cooking philosophy was to do “whatever the fuck you want.” The question…

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Indonesian Steakhouse Hutchinson Turns Off the Lights March 19

City Guide Los Angeles March 7, 2016 0 Comments

The big, meaty, multicultural concept couldn’t hold on Looks like the end of the line for Hutchinson, the Indonesian(ish) dinner spot that took over The Spanish Kitchen on La Cienega back in 2014. Per ownership, the final day of service will be March 19. Initially working a strong Southeast Asian menu that blended traditional dishes like beef rendang with more straightforward…

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