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Long-Delayed Spring Set to Open For Lunch Next Week in Downtown

City Guide Los Angeles February 3, 2016 0 Comments

The Church & State owner and Tony Esnault have finally brought the place to life. Though it’s been mostly quiet for, oh, a few years now, rumblings have picked up that Spring restaurant will indeed be opening as early as next week. Per their now-functional site, the soft launch of lunch service exclusively begins on Monday, February 8, though the…

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Orange County's 21 Hottest Restaurants, Winter 2016

City Guide Los Angeles February 2, 2016 0 Comments

LA’s sister county comes alive. Orange County’s dining scene continues to improve, with year-over-year growth at both the high-end and in those often overlooked strip mall finds. From fine dining steakhouses with award-winning wine lists to casual import ramen shops and New York City street food franchies, here’s the best of what to eat in Orange County, right now. Added…

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Bask in Cool Vibes and Exceptional French Fare at Viviane in Beverly Hills

City Guide Los Angeles February 2, 2016 0 Comments

But there were some serious dineLA service flaws. Welcome to Good News/Bad News on Viviane, chef Michael Hung’s beautifully designed mid-century modern restaurant nestled within the Avalon Hotel. With the exception of what sounds like a crazy dineLA week, critics and bloggers alike have lauded the restaurant’s clean French fare, with a glowing review by Jonathan Gold. So what’s the overall…

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Where to Celebrate ‘Singles Awareness Day’ in Los Angeles

City Guide Los Angeles February 2, 2016 0 Comments

For those over endless Tinder swiping. Does the mere thought of walking through the candy heart-lined walls of drug stores make you gag? The barrage of Valentine’s Day Singles Awareness Day dining guides got you feeling blue? Well boo to all that Cupid nonsense, this is the guide for you. While most restaurants are celebrating the worst dining day of…

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Rustic Kitchen’s Comfort Food Marketplace Now Open in Mar Vista

City Guide Los Angeles February 2, 2016 0 Comments

There’s a takeaway component as well. A former photography store in Mar Vista has been turned into Rustic Kitchen Market & Cafe, a new comfort food spot for the neighborhood. Owners Noelle and John Fanaris opened the restaurant right around the turn of the New Year, bringing in easy-eating options like fried egg sandwiches for breakfast, mac & cheese for lunch,…

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