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West Hollywood's Fig & Olive Nearly Had Its Health Permit Revoked Last Year

City Guide Los Angeles March 17, 2016 0 Comments

A new report details an ugly scene inside the West Hollywood restaurant It seems as though Fig & Olive is still struggling to come back from last year’s severe allegations of salmonella outbreaks at several of their high-end restaurant locations nationwide, including their outlet in West Hollywood. According to the Washington City Paper, which has been doggedly covering the story since it…

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Hollywood’s Iconic Yamashiro Restaurant Saved By Chinese Hotel Group

City Guide Los Angeles March 16, 2016 0 Comments

The 100 year old restaurant will remain Good news for Hollywood today, as it appears that the longstanding Yamashiro restaurant and seven acre property is safe from demolition and re-development. As Curbed LA reports, the unassumingly-named JE Group from China has bid their way into a purchase of the entire property — that includes the restaurant, some small apartments and a…

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Silver Lake's Vietnamese Spot Gingergrass Confirms Second Location Downtown

City Guide Los Angeles March 15, 2016 0 Comments

Inside the former Lazy Ox Canteen in Little Tokyo Silver Lake modern Vietnamese hotspot Gingergrass is expanding, taking over the former Lazy Ox Canteen space in Little Tokyo. A call to the restaurant confirms the growth, with folks on site saying the turnaround could come as soon as next month. It’s a big get for both Gingergrass and the Little Tokyo…

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Bengees Ice Cream Brings the Funky Scoops to Pasadena

City Guide Los Angeles March 15, 2016 0 Comments

Plus interesting vegan flavors from Divine Dips Just in time for a this early spring heat wave, Bengees Ice Cream Crafters officially opened March 12 in Pasadena just off South Lake Avenue. Food service newcomer Foulay Saelor started the minimalist shop as a one-stop destination for classic and vegan ice cream. Bengees’ ice cream case is full of flavors as…

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