HOLLYWOOD— Well. Into a huge space across from Fresh & Easy on Hollywood Blvd, below LA Fitness, comes Vegas Seafood Buffet. Vegas + Seafood = bad idea, Vegas + Buffet = bad idea, Seafood + Buffet = very bad idea. Vegas + Seafood + Buffet = ?.
PALM SPRINGS— Take note for Coachella days. Mostly private chef Michael Beckman and partner Joseph Mourani will open Workshop Kitchen + Bar in the defunct DWR space at Tamarisk Road and Palm Canyon Drive. The modern, seasonal, New American eatery is designed by SOMA New York and should open early next year. Pics via The Facebook. [EaterWire]
WEHO— Michael Voltaggio has decided to expand the hours of operations for ink.sack, his perpetually packed sandwich shop on Melrose. Instead of closing around 4PM, the standing room only cafe is now serving from 11AM to 8PM, Tuesday through Saturday. [EaterWire]