Los Angeles

Mod Con Converts Cafe Sushi on Beverly Into Taiwanese-Leaning Small Plates Spot

City Guide Los Angeles February 22, 2016 0 Comments

Just don’t call it fusion food. Beverly Boulevard is in line for some more Asian-inspired eats, with the incoming arrival of Mod Con to the former Cafe Sushi space just east of La Cienega. The former tenant had been on site for more than three decades, doing easygoing rolls and the like, while the inbound Mod Con hopes to become a…

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The Ultimate Los Angeles Breakfast Guide

City Guide Los Angeles February 22, 2016 0 Comments

Breakfast Week was a real doozy, with enough egg-centric content to make your head spin. Although it has come and gone, breakfast is worth celebrating every day of the year. We here at Eater LA have compiled all of our morning meal stories for your dining pleasure, from gluttonous pancakes to breakfast tacos and just about everything else in between.…

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Kotoya Ramen Now Soft Open in Palms

City Guide Los Angeles February 22, 2016 0 Comments

The tiny ramenya has dinner service, with expanded hours coming in April. Kotoya Ramen, which took over the former Yamakase slot in Palms (the omakase spot has since re-opened on Olympic in West LA), is now soft open for dinner. The eatery soft-opened last week on February 16, which serves from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Monday to Saturday (or until…

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Farid Zadi Jumps to Malibu With Casual All-Day Cafe Concept

City Guide Los Angeles February 18, 2016 0 Comments

The Revolutionario taco chef is switching gears. You’ve likely heard about Farid Zadi by now. The always energetic North African chef has been doing guerrilla-style pop-ups and food festival events for years, making a name for himself as a master of the reimagined taco. Now he’s moving into the much more conservative confines of Malibu. The project, to be called Le…

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Six Old and New School Babkas in Los Angeles

City Guide Los Angeles February 18, 2016 0 Comments

This classic Jewish breakfast pastry is gaining in popularity, and it’s getting a new wave. Babka, the buttery bread that’s rolled into loaves and rings, has roots in homes of Eastern European Jews. The name babka translates from languages like Ukrainian and Yiddish as “little grandmother.” The baked good has deeper roots in immigrant hubs like New York, and is…

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