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Chef Gabriel Rucker Cooking in LA; Border Grill at LAX

WEST HOLLYWOOD— Chef Carolynn Spence over at Bar Marmont drops Eater a note to say that on May 30 and 31 chef Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon in Portland, who just won his second James Beard award (Best Chef: Northwest), will prepare a prix-fixe $75 menu at the W. Sunset Boulevard eatery from 6 to 10 p.m. Spence and Rucker plan to hit the Santa Monica Wednesday farmers market, The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, and Lindy & Grundy for inspiration. [EaterWire]

LAX— Tracking Border Grill's expansion to the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX, right now chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are looking at a summer launch. The eatery will be equipped with grab-and-go sandwiches and empanadas, but also a sit down restaurant and full bar. [ELA]

AROUND TOWN— Forget a lemonade stand, how about a banana stand? Netflix is taking Bluth's Original Frozen Banana Stand on tour from London to LA to promote a bunch of new Arrested Development episodes, which hit the air May 26. Track the stand here. [OCW]

WEHO/DOWNTOWN— The Cafe Gratitude team hopes to open their forthcoming vegan Mexican eatery, Gracias Madre, on Melrose in October or November. And with regard to a potential CG in Downtown LA, they're especially keen on the Arts District. [EaterWire]

Bar Marmont

8171 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046 323 650 0575

Gracias Madre

8905 Melrose Avenue, , CA 90069 (323) 978-2170 Visit Website

Border Grill

1445 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-451-1655

Café Gratitude

300 South Santa Fe Avenue, , CA 90012 (213) 929-5580 Visit Website

Bar Marmont

8171 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046

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