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Touring Freddy Smalls Bar and Kitchen

Elizabeth Daniels 12/11

Despite exterior signage which still bears the name El Sarape Mexican Restaurant, as of Monday Freddy Smalls Bar & Kitchen has taken over. Inside, the mostly white and black hued space feels classically American with shiny brick and tile walls, booths and perched bar tables, and oscillating ceiling fans for warmer weather. As previously mentioned, this is the neighborhood restaurant and bar opened by The Counter founder Jeff Weinstein. To run his unfussy American kitchen he hired chef Charlie Parker (formerly of Plum in Oakland) and consulting chef Jeremy Fox (Ubuntu) who is likely opening his own spot in LA. The restaurant itself was named after a piece of stained glass uncovered in the space which had the name "Freddy's" on it. Apparently at one point another restaurant with that name resided here.
·News Flash: Freddy Smalls Bar & Kitchen Opens Tonight! [~ELA~]
·Jeff Weinstein Takes Over El Sarape on Pico For New Resto [~ELA~]
·New Jeff Weinstein Concept, Rosé Opens Friday, Farm Fresh Cocktails at Eveleigh, MORE! [~ELA~]

Freddy Smalls

11520 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064 310 479 3000 Visit Website

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