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The Street Food Struggle in Highland Park, Ricebar's Time to Shine, and More A.M. News

City Guide Los Angeles February 9, 2016 0 Comments

Plus upscale healthy-eating spot Gratitude opens in Orange County. Gentrification and the corn man Munchies takes a look at gentrification and the ongoing struggle of street food by talking to one Andres Santos Medina, a longtime elotero who sells late night corn treats in Highland Park. It’s a sometimes bleak conversation, but ultimately Medina is doing alright, thanks in part to…

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Honey Fitz Is Headed to St. Marks, Chelsea Market Gets a New Noodle Stand, and More Intel

City Guide New York February 9, 2016 0 Comments

Mr. Donahue’s encounters some delays, plus more news and gossip from around NYC. — Downtown restaurateurs James Morrissey and Gerard McNamee want to combine the old Hop Devil Grill and Nino’s Pizza spaces on St. Marks, and open a new establishment on this corner called The Honey Fitz. Plans filed with the CB3 indicate that this new restaurant would offer…

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Here's What Twain's in Studio City Will Look Like Once Sharky's Moves In

City Guide Los Angeles February 8, 2016 0 Comments

A vital update on one of the Valley’s most beautiful restaurant spaces. After months of speculation, finally some new information on Twain’s, the once-beloved Studio City diner space that shuttered just over one year ago. Yes, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill is still coming in (not, as some have rumored, a fancy tequila bar or, worse, a parking lot), and they’ve got big…

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Batali & Bastianich Are Almost Ready to Raise the Curtain on Chelsea Firecracker La Sirena

City Guide New York February 8, 2016 0 Comments

It’s their first major New York City restaurant in a decade. This is a *huge* week for New York City restaurant openings. Salvation Burger is slated to make its debut on Wednesday. Mr. Donahue’s is launching on Thursday. And La Sirena, the sprawling new Chelsea Italian restaurant from Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, is on track for an opening within the next few…

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