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Beleaguered Boston Pizza Chain Upper Crust Expands to Beverly Hills

City Guide Los Angeles February 29, 2016 0 Comments

The regional chain has had a tough go of it, but hopes to get past that with a West Coast expansion. Long-embattled New England pizza chain The Upper Crust Pizzeria is expanding to the West Coast, landing their first cross-continent location in Beverly Hills as of a few weeks ago — though their official grand opening party was just last…

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Square Ice Brings Healthy(ish) Dessert to East Hollywood's Virgil Village

City Guide Los Angeles February 29, 2016 0 Comments

Right across from SQIRL. Great news for SQIRL addicts: Square Ice, a healthy dessert retailer, has set up shop right across from the jam-on-toast mecca. On offer are a slew of gelatos and gluten-free cookies and brownies. The tiny storefront that opened last week comes by way of Efren Briseno, who sold organic fruit from a pushcart on the corner…

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Harris Salat & Tadashi Ono Raise the Curtain on Sushi Ganso Tonight

City Guide New York February 29, 2016 0 Comments

This is the third restaurant in the Ganso family. The team behind the Ganso restaurants is debuting a third outpost tonight with Sushi Ganso, a 36-seat restaurant near Barclays Center. Restaurateurs and cookbook authors Harris Salat and Tadashi Ono have brought on chef Tomo Hayashi, who’s previously worked with Ono at Matsuri and at the Michelin-starred Sushi Azabu. Besides sushi…

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Kevin Spacey Heckles Starbucks Drinkers Downtown, and More A.M. News

City Guide Los Angeles February 29, 2016 0 Comments

Plus free pizza, all you can eat chicken, and the return of the Donut Man. Kevin Spacey doesn’t have time for you Here’s a fun one: Kevin Spacey apparently found some time between, you know, being Kevin Spacey to heckle a few behind-the-scenes crew members of a recent Downtown commercial shoot. The whole thing went down in front of the classy-looking…

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Take a Tour of Cafe Altro Paradiso, an Italian Stunner on Spring Street

City Guide New York February 29, 2016 0 Comments

Ignacio Mattos and Thomas Carter’s sequel to Estela is now open for business Here is a look at Ignacio Mattos and Thomas Carter’s Cafe Altro Paradiso, now open on Spring Street. The Italian-influenced follow up to critical darling Estela is one of the most anticipated openings of the season. Will it measure up to its older sibling? Will it make the critics…

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