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Hollywood’s Iconic Yamashiro Restaurant Saved By Chinese Hotel Group

City Guide Los Angeles March 16, 2016 0 Comments

The 100 year old restaurant will remain Good news for Hollywood today, as it appears that the longstanding Yamashiro restaurant and seven acre property is safe from demolition and re-development. As Curbed LA reports, the unassumingly-named JE Group from China has bid their way into a purchase of the entire property — that includes the restaurant, some small apartments and a…

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Silver Lake's Vietnamese Spot Gingergrass Confirms Second Location Downtown

City Guide Los Angeles March 15, 2016 0 Comments

Inside the former Lazy Ox Canteen in Little Tokyo Silver Lake modern Vietnamese hotspot Gingergrass is expanding, taking over the former Lazy Ox Canteen space in Little Tokyo. A call to the restaurant confirms the growth, with folks on site saying the turnaround could come as soon as next month. It’s a big get for both Gingergrass and the Little Tokyo…

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Bengees Ice Cream Brings the Funky Scoops to Pasadena

City Guide Los Angeles March 15, 2016 0 Comments

Plus interesting vegan flavors from Divine Dips Just in time for a this early spring heat wave, Bengees Ice Cream Crafters officially opened March 12 in Pasadena just off South Lake Avenue. Food service newcomer Foulay Saelor started the minimalist shop as a one-stop destination for classic and vegan ice cream. Bengees’ ice cream case is full of flavors as…

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Spaghettini & The Dave Koz Lounge Plans to Massively Reconcept in Beverly Hills

City Guide Los Angeles March 14, 2016 0 Comments

No more live music Beverly Hills dinner-and-a-show spot Spaghettini & The Dave Koz Lounge is heading for a new concept, with news today that the jazzy Italian destination on Canon Drive closed over the weekend. The management team on site won’t be going far, though; they have plans to retain chef Scott Howard and focus a second effort around him,…

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