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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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