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Fairfax’s Best Burger-and-Beer Joint Jumps to Little Tokyo Next

City Guide Los Angeles August 15, 2018 0 Comments

The Golden State Cafe is expanding, nine years in Fairfax mainstay The Golden State Cafe is expanding to Downtown, landing a well-worn location in Little Tokyo. The restaurant first teased its sophomore effort on social media last night, pushing out a flyer announcement about the jump that also ran on the page of the owners’ sister restaurant Prime Pizza —…

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Marugame Udon Takes Its Noodle-Making Machines to the Beverly Center

City Guide Los Angeles August 13, 2018 0 Comments

The company’s second SoCal location opens on August 23 After opening the first location on Sawtelle location in 2017, with plans to open in the South Coast Plaza in November, Japan’s mega noodle shop Marugame Udon is staying on its rapid expansion track with another Southern California location coming to the Beverly Center on August 23. Marugame Udon established itself…

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Destroyer Vet’s Tropical-Inspired Cafe Arrives in East Hollywood

City Guide Los Angeles August 13, 2018 0 Comments

Mestizo opened last Wednesday LA’s newest independent coffee addition, Mestizo, opened last Wednesday in East Hollywood. Stationed slightly west of Vermont Avenue on Fountain, Mestizo is an anomaly in LA’s coffee-saturated market. Just one glance at a neighborhood map, and Mestizo is the single caffeinated oasis for many blocks. Owner Jose Barrancass moved to the U.S. from Venezuela in 2010,…

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Ten Gluten-Free and Vegan-Friendly Bakeries to Try in Los Angeles

City Guide Los Angeles August 10, 2018 0 Comments

Have a gluten/dairy-free cake and eat it too The early days of unappealing gluten-free and vegan options are long gone, with many LA restaurants taking extra steps to appeal to those with restricted diets. But there are a handful of independent bakers dedicated to bringing improved gluten-free and vegan options throughout LA. As Erin Mckenna’s Bakery expands her well-known sugar-free,…

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Inglewood Taco Truck Robbers Captured on Video Pistol-Whipping Worker

City Guide Los Angeles August 10, 2018 0 Comments

It’s part of a recent escalation of violence against street food vendors The Los Angeles Police Department has released video of a recent taco truck robbery in Inglewood, in hopes of capturing the three men involved. The startling video shows the intruders jumping onto the truck and demanding money, cell phones, and wallets from two different employees. According to the…

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