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EaterWire: New Coronet Pub Details, La Casita Specials

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2009_02_plywoodcoronet.jpgMID-CITY—Remember Sean MacPherson's project in the old Coronet Pub space on La Cienega? Here are a few more details for your afternoon reading pleasure: "Unlike the Russian-themed Lubitsch, this new bar will have a speakeasy feel with an English twist. Meisler says the bar will serve 'fancy libations inspired by the mod movement including fizzes, rickeys and bingo bangos.'" We have no idea what a bingo bango actually is, but it sure sounds thrilling. Bonus: star bartender Damian Windsor is aboard too. [Metromix, previously]

BELL—This month marks the tenth anniversary of La Casita Mexicana, and to celebrate, they will be offering a special three-course menu (with drink) for $10 from today, February 10th until March 10th. Kindly plan accordingly. [EaterWire]

TELEVISION—A little more on the upcoming show Top Chef Masters: "Joining the judges' panel is Gael Greene...James Oseland, culinary expert and Editor-in-Chief of Saveur magazine, and British journalist, writer and broadcaster Jay Rayner...Each episode of 'Top Chef Masters' holds two challenges for the chefs. The first is a twist on the classic quickfire challenge...the second is a more involved elimination challenge..." [~ENY~]

La Casita Mexicana

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