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There's a New Afghan Restaurant to Check Out in the Heart of Beverly Hills

City Guide Los Angeles July 20, 2016 0 Comments

For all your skewered meat needs You don’t often associate Beverly Hills with Afghan restaurants, which makes the opening of Afghani Kabob House, tucked away from the curb on Wilshire two blocks off La Cienega, all the more exciting. Taking over the old Persian restaurant Ruby Room, the new eatery comes by way of Afghani restaurant operators from the Bay…

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The Nickel Bar Taking Over Former Il Grano in West LA

City Guide Los Angeles July 19, 2016 0 Comments

A fine dining legend makes way for approach pub fare When Il Grano closed earlier this year it was the end of an era for Sal Marino’s classy Italian fine dining establishment.  The longtime white tablecloth restaurant is making way for The Nickel Bar, according to Toddrickallen, who reports that the bar will serve everything from locally-sourced food to New York-style pizza.…

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Pokémon Go Mania Is Changing the Way LA Restaurants Lure Customers

City Guide Los Angeles July 19, 2016 0 Comments

Lures and Pokémon gyms are just part of the changing dynamic when it comes to catching customers In case you haven’t noticed just by scrolling through your social media feeds, Pokémon Go mania is here. And, as with all current trends, restaurants across Los Angeles have been quick to jump on board. For those unfamiliar with the hype, here’s a…

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This New Hollywood Lunch Spot Is an Affordable Pastry Nirvana

City Guide Los Angeles July 18, 2016 0 Comments

Sandwiches, salads, and beautiful pastries at The Chocolate Bar With a plethora of tourists and office workers, there can never be enough reliable lunchtime options in Hollywood. That’s why Sylvia Donahue, a veteran of the food manufacturing industry, decided to open her first eatery, The Chocolate Bar, in the heart of it all on Vine right off Hollywood Boulevard. Located…

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Prime Cutts Brings a Plethora of Spit-Roasted Meat to West Third Street Today

City Guide Los Angeles July 18, 2016 0 Comments

A Turkish döner kebab specialist is ready to start slicing Here comes Prime Cutts to West Third Street. The quiet new Turkish shop adds to a growing number of places hoping to cash in on the döner kebab trend by bringing it stateside with a vengeance. Owners Jerfa Firati and Alican Bayar say that Prime Cutts is meant as a fast casual…

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