This Vintage-Loving Soda Jerk Wants to Build an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop

City Guide Los Angeles July 17, 2018 0 Comments

Cary Farnsworth launched a Kickstarter to raise money and open in a 1920s bank in Altadena Soda jerk specialist Cary Farnsworth has a dream to bring an old-school ice cream soda fountain shop to Altadena, and name it C.K.Farnsworth’s Soda Fountain and Luncheonette. Farnsworth already raised the general operating expenses, but launched a Kickstarter campaign yesterday to help move the…

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14 Charming French Bistros and Brasseries in Los Angeles

City Guide Los Angeles July 17, 2018 0 Comments

When steak frites and escargot are in order For those searching for French food in LA, look no further. Here are 14 French restaurants that are perfect for romantic date nights or casual lunches with friends. Find traditional dishes like bouillabaisse and steak frites or discover delightful croque monsieurs and escargots on the shell. Either way, order a bottle of…

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Pasadena’s Beloved French-Vietnamese Abricott Closes After Five Years

City Guide Los Angeles July 16, 2018 0 Comments

Abricott’s sister restaurants Daisy Mint and Fig Sprout remain open Abricott, a beloved French-Vietnamese restaurant in Pasadena, closed on July 1 after a five year run. Jo and John Wee opened restaurant in early 2012 on South Lake, and made the announcement last month via the eatery’s website. Sandwich chain Mendocino Farms will go into its space. Abricott prepared classic…

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Cops Shut Down LA Bar After Ruckus with Far Right Proud Boys

City Guide Los Angeles July 16, 2018 0 Comments

The Griffin in Atwater Village is under fire for how they handled things Atwater Village bar The Griffin is under fire for an incident involving well-known far right men’s group the Proud Boys over the weekend. The Los Feliz Boulevard watering hole was reportedly the site of a local Proud Boys chapter meet-up on Saturday night, but things escalated quickly…

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Guerrilla Tacos Officially Ends Its Food Truck Run Next Thursday Night

City Guide Los Angeles July 13, 2018 0 Comments

But don’t worry, more tacos are coming soon Chef Wes Avila is pulling the plug on his Guerrilla Tacos truck, in anticipation of the upcoming opening of his first brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Arts District. The final night of service will be next Thursday. The easily-identifiable rig has been rolling around greater Los Angeles in one iteration or another for…

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