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The Dish: Lil' Parlor Pizzeria, Lucifer's, Maitreya, MORE

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Lil' Parlor in SoPas

1) South Pasadena: Although it still says 750ml outside, Steven Arroyo's Lil' Parlor Pizzeria opened this week. The space looks similar (same tile floors and walls, no communal table, open kitchen and pizza counter), but now has pizzas from a new wood-burning oven with toppings like wild mushrooms and fontina cheese, homemade sausage with peppers and mozzarella, or capers, white anchovies and roasted tomato (sample menu here), plus a few salads. Pizzas aren't Mozza, but good crust. Open daily. [966 Mission St, 626.799.0711]

2) Los Feliz: And in more pizza news: Lucifer's Pizza finally opened (after months of tracking) bringing all the requisite "damn" and fire references. According Food GPS, pizzas come with chile ratings (from zero to blazing to the "Ringburner"), and there are RIP cards---a play on the VIP buy 10 get one free. [1958 Hillhurst Ave., 323.906.8603; website]

3) Koreatown: Looks like someone bought into the reasons why one should open a restaurant in the City Center mall: Maitreya, an "Asian fusion contemporary" spot with full bar, opened about a month ago. [3500 West 6th St, 213.389.0200; website]

4) North Hollywood: Hounds (for the most part) are happy to have some decent Indian food in the Valley: 818 Masala recently opened in the former Kansas City BBQ space. More from the Tolucan Times. [4141 Lankershim Blvd, 818. 509.0296]

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