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AKA A Bistro Coming to Pas, Restaurant 2117 Adds Coffee Cafe, Camarena Taco Truck Freebies

PASADENA— Pasadena Scoop brings word that St.Helena's Michelin recommended AKA A Bistro will open a SoCal location in the former Gordon Biersch space. The addition isn't as random as it may seem, proprietor Robert Simon owns Bistro 45 also in Pas. [Pasadena Scoop]

WEST LA— Chef Hideyo Mitsuno of Restaurant 2117 on Sawtelle has been getting into coffee over the past few months inspired by a friend in Japan who was roasting small lots of beans in a pan on top of a charcoal fire. He began to play around with this method and decided to turn part of his restaurant to a coffeehouse called 2117 Coffee Café. The cafe took over the crepe stand that once rented out the front space. [EaterWire]

PASADENA— Seems like pop-ups galore lately, now another pop-up truck. The Camarena Taco Truck has been cruising around LA giving out...freebies! Until July 31 sample Patina Goup-alum Sevan Azarian's Camarena Tequila-infused gourmet tacos gratis.

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Restaurant 2117

2117 Sawtelle Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90025

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