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LA Weekly Jumps First on Electric Owl Review, Awarding Two Stars

City Guide Los Angeles June 14, 2017 0 Comments

Ernesto Uchimura takes over the short-lived Gardner Junction in Hollywood Besha Rodell was quick on the draw for her Electric Owl review, a new West Hollywood restaurant from Ernesto Uchimura that opened on April 20. The former Umami corporate chef and longtime Plan Check chef opened his first solo project in the rather short-lived Gardner Junction in a railway-inspired building…

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A New All-Day Mediterranean Contender Joins the Ranks in Santa Monica

City Guide Los Angeles June 13, 2017 0 Comments

Publique comes from the Zinqué family of restaurants Publique, a new concept by the team behind Zinqué, will take over the former Border Grill space in Santa Monica. Roving westside reporter Toddrickallen first caught wind of the restaurant in a design review that was confirmed with the posting of an ABC application in the window. Zinqué, a breezy all-day eatery…

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La Copine Is a Warm Brunch Getaway in the High California Desert

City Guide Los Angeles June 12, 2017 0 Comments

Yucca Valley’s beloved diner is drawing crowds Welcome to One Far Place, a Road Trip Week special where Eater LA takes a look at one out-of-the-way restaurant that is more than worth the drive. First up, this High Desert brunch specialist that draws lines despite a far-flung location. It’s hard not to notice Yucca Valley and the greater Mojave Desert…

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Jonathan Gold Says the Food at Michael’s “Feels Alive Again”

City Guide Los Angeles June 12, 2017 0 Comments

Miles Thompson has revamped the Santa Monica restaurant for the better This week, Jonathan Gold reviews Michael’s Santa Monica, the over 40-year-old restaurant that recently underwent a serious overhaul thanks to new chef Miles Thompson. The Times critic describes the restaurant as “all very disco-era until you get out to the tented patio, where it is still pretty late-’70s ,”…

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