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J. Gold Lauds the Timeliness of Dudley Market’s Venice Menu

City Guide Los Angeles March 11, 2016 0 Comments

It’s a thinkin’ man’s menu Much like his recent ode to The Bellwether in Studio City, Jonathan Gold seems to feel that Dudley Market in Venice really belongs in this specific time, and this dedicated place. His newest review from today snarks slightly at Venice’s “postmodern mansions crowd[ed] next to crumbling apartment blocks,” before building into a crescendo conversation about Jesse…

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Sweet Crush's Brick and Mortar Run Comes to an End

City Guide Los Angeles March 10, 2016 0 Comments

No more shaved ice for Brentwood, plus another Westside closure There was little doubt that the explosion of shaved ice and ice cream stores that tore through Los Angeles over the past few years would have eventually slowed down. Sweet Crush, the Asian-inspired frozen treat specialist serving milk and water-based sheared ice to the denizens of Brentwood has closed its…

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N1 Bakery Lays Bold Claim as Little Armenia's Best New Flatbread Option

City Guide Los Angeles March 10, 2016 0 Comments

Now open on Santa Monica Boulevard Some bite-sized bakery news out of Little Armenia today, as Joshua Lurie of FoodGPS says a newcomer named N1 Bakery has moved into the neighborhood, selling lavash bread and positioning themselves as a strong new contender. Sure enough, signage for the corner location reads “home of the finest traditional Mediterranean flatbread,” a big claim considering…

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Michael Voltaggio's Sack Sandwiches Re-Opens on Melrose

City Guide Los Angeles March 9, 2016 0 Comments

The reformatted ink.sack has returned You may not have even noticed, but there was a brief switcheroo a couple of weeks back at Michael Voltaggio sought to reformat and rebrand his casual sandwich interprise from ink.sack into what we now know to be Sack Sandwiches. That meant opening up his new Sunset Boulevard location while simultaneously closing the Melrose outpost…

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Blue Bottle Coffee's Artsy Culver City Shop Opens Next Week

City Guide Los Angeles March 9, 2016 0 Comments

Get ready for caffeine on Monday, March 14 Blue Bottle Coffee, which first announced it was landing in the L.A. area many years ago in Culver City, is finally ready to debut March 14. Since that first announcement, Blue Bottle snatched up Handsome Coffee and took over the prime Arts District location, while opening more outlets on Beverly Blvd, Echo Park, and Venice.…

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