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Fire at Snakepit Alehouse, Caffe Luxxe Opening Roaster, Secret Bar Below Blossom, More!

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MID-CITY—Last Sunday Snakepit Alehouse on Melrose at Alta Vista suffered a conflagration which has rendered the bar closed until October, says Yelp. [EaterWire]

SILVERLAKE— Urban Daddy learns that Blossom's new Sunset Junction Vietnamese restaurant is now open and sits atop a secret, sleek new wine bar. Descend a "discreet staircase" to uncover a "marble bar in the basement stocked with oysters, Belgian beer, New Zealand white wine and sake—plenty of sake." [Urban Daddy]

SOUTH BAY/WEST LA— Caffe Luxxe boutique coffee shop co-owner Gary Chau writes in to say that his team is gearing up to open Caffe Luxxe's very own coffee roasting facility within the next few months in the South Bay. In other news, he's on the hunt for a 4th westside cafe space. [EaterWire]

BRENTWOOD— San Vicente's under construction juicery, Juice Crafters, is set to open in about four to five weeks. [EaterWire]

WEST LA— As of late last month Steve Edelson has ceded control of reggae bar The Joint to new owner Ondrea Faillace. [EaterWire]

Snakepit Alehouse

7529 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046