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EaterWire: Intelligentsia's New Opening date, New Chef at Inn of the Seventh Ray, and MORE

SILVER LAKE: We heard from the folks at Intelligentsia Coffee that the opening date for the new mega-coffeehouse has been pushed back. Now it looks like August 15, on the eve of the Sunset Junction Fest. [EaterWire Inbox]

SANTA MONICA: That new not-so-secret Hidden restaurant opening in the Schatzi's on Main spot any day now has a rock 'n roll connection with co-owner Warren Cuccurullo. For those who don't know, he was in Duran Duran, which we didn't know, so we asked our most rabid Duran Duran fanatic friend for that info. (Her words exactly: "He's not really Duran Duran.") But he also played with Frank Zappa, so there's that. Anyway, we hear Warren was very instrumental in bringing Michael Bao Huynh from NYC's Mai House (Vietnamese is one of five cuisines featured), and the two are looking to open another spot in Hollywood next spring. [EaterWire Inbox]

TOPANGA CANYON: The perennially veg-friendly, off-the-beaten path Inn of the Seventh Ray has a new chef, one with a pedigree. Jacob Rojas was left the glitz and glam of the Las Vegas Strip for the peaceful enclave of hippiedom: He was sous chef at Joel Robuchon at MGM Grand, and before that he also worked at Mix at Mandalay Bay. We assume new dishes are in the works, but it's only been a few weeks. [EaterWire Inbox]

HOLLYWOOD/HANCOCK PARK: More movement in resto land. From a very press releasy-sounding email: Long-time wine buyer and maitre d' Rod York Bonios has accepted a management position at Osteria Mozza. "He's leaving his position as a founding member of the Capo team," the email reads. He's been around awhile, holding former posts at Melisse, Brentwood Restaurant & Lounge, Rockenwagner, Ocean Avenue Seafood and Michael's. [EaterWire Inbox]

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