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Spaghettini & The Dave Koz Lounge Plans to Massively Reconcept in Beverly Hills

City Guide Los Angeles March 14, 2016 0 Comments

No more live music Beverly Hills dinner-and-a-show spot Spaghettini & The Dave Koz Lounge is heading for a new concept, with news today that the jazzy Italian destination on Canon Drive closed over the weekend. The management team on site won’t be going far, though; they have plans to retain chef Scott Howard and focus a second effort around him,…

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Cava Grill Expands to Westwood With Healthy Daytime Options for All

City Guide Los Angeles March 14, 2016 0 Comments

Opening this Thursday with free food Bear witness to the rise of the unstoppable healthy-eating fast casual chain, as evidenced by this week’s news that Cava Grill is nearly ready to serve in Westwood. The Mediterranean-leaning D.C. export plans to be up and running by this Thursday, joining the likes of Sweetgreen (they offer DIY salad and grain bowls) and Yalla…

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7 New Restaurants That Opened in Los Angeles

City Guide Los Angeles March 11, 2016 0 Comments

Everything from AYCE shabu shabu to another poke place Koreatown— SHABUYA, a haven for Japanese shabu shabu lovers, has taken over the former Taho Galbi spot in K-Town. The AYCE hot spot specialist is $17 for lunch and $26 for dinner, and comes with buffet-style vegetables and accouterments and unlimited orders of meat. Highland Park— Are there ever enough taco…

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J. Gold Lauds the Timeliness of Dudley Market’s Venice Menu

City Guide Los Angeles March 11, 2016 0 Comments

It’s a thinkin’ man’s menu Much like his recent ode to The Bellwether in Studio City, Jonathan Gold seems to feel that Dudley Market in Venice really belongs in this specific time, and this dedicated place. His newest review from today snarks slightly at Venice’s “postmodern mansions crowd[ed] next to crumbling apartment blocks,” before building into a crescendo conversation about Jesse…

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Sweet Crush's Brick and Mortar Run Comes to an End

City Guide Los Angeles March 10, 2016 0 Comments

No more shaved ice for Brentwood, plus another Westside closure There was little doubt that the explosion of shaved ice and ice cream stores that tore through Los Angeles over the past few years would have eventually slowed down. Sweet Crush, the Asian-inspired frozen treat specialist serving milk and water-based sheared ice to the denizens of Brentwood has closed its…

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