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March Restaurant Tidbits

March Restaurant Tidbits

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’ve recently reported on the new Umeda restaurant, the coming of Jeni’s ice cream and the re-opening of Jamba Juice on Larchmont, and the possible departure of Pinches Tacos…but there has been a lot of other local restaurant news this month, which you also might want to be aware of. The prestigious James Beard Awards has announced […]

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Matsuhisa Alum Takuya Umeda to Open Umeda on Melrose at Citrus

Matsuhisa Alum Takuya Umeda to Open Umeda on Melrose at Citrus

| March 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Chef  Takuya Umeda, formerly a chef for legendary Nobu Matsuhisa is opening Umeda opening at the corner of Melrose and Citrus Avenue  according to an updated report in Eater LA. A story we posted earlier, based on an Eater LA story, incorrectly attributed the new restaurant to Nobu Matsuhisa.  According to Eater’s updated story, the […]

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Pinches Tacos Explores Leaving Larchmont

Pinches Tacos Explores Leaving Larchmont

| March 21, 2017 | 2 Comments

According to an online real estate listing, Pinches Tacos take out restaurant space is for lease. But Pinches doesn’t want to leave Larchmont. So why the advertisement? Owner Miguel Anaya told the Buzz they are exploring their options because of the City’s aggressive enforcement of the Larchmont “Q” conditions  that restrict the number of sit-down restaurants on […]

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East of June Restaurant-Bar Case Held Open Until February 28

East of June Restaurant-Bar Case Held Open Until February 28

| February 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

On Tuesday, February 7, Associate Zoning Administrator Aleta D. James said she would hold the record open until February 28, 2017 to allow LAPD Vice officers time to conduct interviews and due diligence on the Condition Use Beverage Permit (CUB) application for East of June, a new restaurant and bar proposed at 6063-6065 Melrose Avenue, formerly the […]

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Hancock Park Homeowners Oppose Late Hours Request for New Restaurant-Bar East of June

Hancock Park Homeowners Oppose Late Hours Request for New Restaurant-Bar East of June

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Residents of Hancock Park are being asked to attend a zoning department hearing tomorrow morning to seek modifications to a Condition Use Beverage Permit (CUB) application as requested for a East of June, new restaurant and bar at 6063-6065 Melrose Avenue, seeking to operate until 2:00 a.m. nightly. Instead, the Hancock Park Homeowners Association, (HPHOA, est. […]

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Newcomer Pata Salada Shuttered

Newcomer Pata Salada Shuttered

| January 24, 2017 | 4 Comments

Pata Salada, formerly Luna Park (at the NE corner of Wilshire and La Brea), closed last week after just four months in its new format as an upscale Mexican seafood restaurant. According to Eater LA, owner Martha Madison said “the current Metro Line construction just proved to be too big of an obstacle.” She added […]

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