PASADENA— The Hot Knives guys are at it again. This time Hot Knifer Alex Brown is solo and will discuss all things dairy January 22 at Vroman's Bookstore on Colorado Blvd. Just show up at 7PM for a free cheese tasting. [LAmag]
MALIBU/MID-WILSHIRE— Daily Dish shares news that San Francisco's Mixt Greens salad mini-chain is headed to these here parts. Two new SoCal locations will open up in the coming months: one in Malibu and one near LACMA. [DD]
CULVER CITY— This coming Sunday Akasha celebrates the launch of new seasonal dishes with an evening cabaret performance. Tix are $12 now or $15 at the door. [EaterWire]
SANTA MONICA— From the tipline: "Chipotle replacing Fatburger on 2nd St promenade in Santa Monica, FYI." [Eater Inbox]
The bar at Akasha.