Los Angeles

Palms Gears Up for Casual New Beer and Lobster Combo Spot

City Guide Los Angeles May 12, 2016 0 Comments

Simple seafood and craft beer: it’s the perfect combination Palms continues to bring the heat lately, with the addition of yet another fast casual concept to the neighborhood. This one is called Lobster & Beer, and it lands in the only recently-shuttered Wilde Thistle space on Motor Avenue. Almost the day after Celtic-style cafe Wilde Thistle closed down, there was talk…

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San Diego's Ballast Point Invading Long Beach's Booming Craft Beer Scene

City Guide Los Angeles May 12, 2016 0 Comments

The ulta-popular San Diego brewery is ready to unveil a taproom, restaurant, and brewhouse at the marina Big news for beer-booming Long Beach, as Ballast Point becomes the latest in a slew of huge names to set up shop with a brewery, taproom, and restaurant. The news was first announced online by Ballast Point and reported by the LA Times that…

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Westside Restaurant Vets Opening New Concept at Former Josie in Santa Monica

City Guide Los Angeles May 11, 2016 0 Comments

Here’s how JiRaffe and Maple Block Meat are all involved There’s more life coming to the former Josie space on Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, as a group of big names has taken over with plans to reinvigorate the address. Raphael Lunetta, the longtime lead at the iconic JiRaffe, is in part behind the project, alongside Mike Garrett and Daniel Weinstock…

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LA Bakeshop Owners Forced to Pay $15 Million in Human Trafficking Violations

City Guide Los Angeles May 11, 2016 0 Comments

A sad, scary situation has come to a close Last year, local South Bay option L’Amande French Bakery was forced to shutter their secondary Beverly Hills location while dealing with a multi-million dollar lawsuit brought against them by 11 Filipino workers who say there were forced to work long hours for less than minimum wage after being brought to the States…

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