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nueva venice

Venice’s Nueva Is Serving Up Mexican Dishes with Middle Eastern Moments

Chefs Vartan Abgaryan and Mesraim Llanez mine their respective roots to make something truly special
ephemera

Vespertine Chef Jordan Kahn Is Bringing an Ambitious Pop-Up to Hollywood

Called Ephemera, Kahn's latest project is being billed as a "temporary gastronomic installation"
parking lot dining

In Need of Space for Outdoor Dining, These Local Restaurants Got Creative

From Silver Lake to Culver City, a bunch of L.A. parking lots have become surprisingly cool al fresco dining spots
musso and frank classic la restaurants

Musso & Frank Grill Pauses Its Takeout and Delivery Service

The legendary Hollywood haunt will resume service when restaurant dining rooms can reopen
bavel bestia

Bavel and Bestia’s Culinary Power Couple Reflects on Weathering the Shutdown

As their restaurants prepare to welcome outdoor diners, Genevieve Gergis and Ori Menashe dish on their reopening plans, new menu items, and their hopes for the future of hospitality
michael's santa monica

Michael’s, the Launching Pad for California Cuisine, Faces an Uncertain Future

Amid the shutdown, the son of founder Michael McCarty reflects on the realities of running a beloved restaurant
james beard award nominations

Here Are the L.A. Food Folks Nominated for James Beard Awards

The biggest awards in food are moving forward at a tough time for many restaurants
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As Insurance Claims Are Denied, Classic L.A. Restaurants Are Struggling to Weather the Pandemic

Beloved local haunts report they won't see a dime from their insurers, but Musso & Frank Grill is fighting back
moby little pine lay off

Moby Takes Heat for Layoffs at Vegan Restaurant Little Pine

Social media lit up with criticism of the musician-turned-restaurateur this week

Support Apple Pan and Other L.A. Restaurants by Buying Must-Have Merch

The perfect thing to wear when 'going out to dinner' means eating on the couch