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Australian Model Accuses LA Nightlife Honcho of Aggravated Assault

City Guide Los Angeles December 8, 2017 0 Comments

Meanwhile he’s filed a lawsuit alleging extortion This week model Lucy McIntosh accused nightlife entrepreneur Mark Houston of alleged domestic violence and emotional abuse in a candid Instagram post. Mark and his brother Jonnie Houston own several Los Angeles nightlife establishments from No Vacancy and La Descarga to Pour Vous and Black Rabbit Rose. McIntosh is a famous Australian model…

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Echo Park’s New Pollen Takes Over Tomorrow Where Fix Coffee Left Off

City Guide Los Angeles December 8, 2017 0 Comments

The deep hillside option officially opens Saturday The continuing Australian cafe invasion into Los Angeles has earned a new flash point: Echo Park. That’s where Pollen is set to take shape this Saturday, inside the building that for years was neighborhood favorite Fix Coffee. Pollen is the work of the Brisbane, Australia-based Happy Fat restaurant group. They’re known for casual…

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LA Weekly Critic Javiar Cabral’s ink.well Review Is a Bit Rough Around the Edges

City Guide Los Angeles December 7, 2017 0 Comments

Three stars for Michael Voltaggio’s 2.0 restaurant In what very well might be LA Weekly’s last restaurant review in a long time, with no indication that the alt-weekly would continue its tradition of comprehensive food coverage in Los Angeles, guest critic Javiar Cabral files a review of ink.well, Michael Voltaggio’s second rendition of his ink restaurant in West Hollywood. Reading…

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Joe Sasto and Bruce Kalman on How They Ended Up on This Season’s Top Chef

City Guide Los Angeles December 7, 2017 0 Comments

The Cal Mare chef de cuisine and Union chef come from very different places Top Chef’s season 15 begins tonight with two chefs representing Los Angeles on Bravo’s enduring cooking competition show. There’s Bruce Kalman, owner of Union in Pasadena and Knead & Co at Grand Central Market and recent LA transplant Joe Sasto, currently chef de cuisine at Adam…

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Westside Restaurants Determine Whether to Open or Close During Skirball Fire

City Guide Los Angeles December 6, 2017 0 Comments

Heavy smoke is also affecting the area Another wildfire started in LA early morning Wednesday, December 6, this time close to the Getty Center. The Skirball Fire encompasses parts of Bel Air, Holmby Hills, and Brentwood, and is affecting the surrounding food-friendly neighborhoods, including Westwood. Some area restaurants chose to remain open amid the fire and smoke-filled skies, while others…

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