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Sichuan Impression 2 Delivers Fiery Chinese Flavors to Orange County Today

City Guide Los Angeles May 13, 2016 0 Comments

It’s a similar menu as the original, but with the addition of beer A short six months after originally planning to debut, Sichuan Impression (formerly Szechuan Impression) is set to open today for lunch and dinner in Tustin. The new Orange County location sits in a nondescript plaza that also hosts a couple of Korean and Indian restaurants, and features plentiful parking…

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Palms Gears Up for Casual New Beer and Lobster Combo Spot

City Guide Los Angeles May 12, 2016 0 Comments

Simple seafood and craft beer: it’s the perfect combination Palms continues to bring the heat lately, with the addition of yet another fast casual concept to the neighborhood. This one is called Lobster & Beer, and it lands in the only recently-shuttered Wilde Thistle space on Motor Avenue. Almost the day after Celtic-style cafe Wilde Thistle closed down, there was talk…

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San Diego's Ballast Point Invading Long Beach's Booming Craft Beer Scene

City Guide Los Angeles May 12, 2016 0 Comments

The ulta-popular San Diego brewery is ready to unveil a taproom, restaurant, and brewhouse at the marina Big news for beer-booming Long Beach, as Ballast Point becomes the latest in a slew of huge names to set up shop with a brewery, taproom, and restaurant. The news was first announced online by Ballast Point and reported by the LA Times that…

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Westside Restaurant Vets Opening New Concept at Former Josie in Santa Monica

City Guide Los Angeles May 11, 2016 0 Comments

Here’s how JiRaffe and Maple Block Meat are all involved There’s more life coming to the former Josie space on Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, as a group of big names has taken over with plans to reinvigorate the address. Raphael Lunetta, the longtime lead at the iconic JiRaffe, is in part behind the project, alongside Mike Garrett and Daniel Weinstock…

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