Right across the street from Spitz in Little Tokyo, 2nd Street Jazz is under construction to be reborn as Wolf & Crane, a new bar from partners Michael Francesconi and Matthew Glaser. In fact, Wolf & Crane's website informs that this venture will be "the first full-service bar to open within Little Tokyo in nearly a decade," with its name derived from animals in Aesop's fables.
Construction is underway for a fall debut and, in possession of a full 47 liquor license, Wolf & Crane will offer a mix of cocktails, beer by bottle and draft, plus wine and sake. More to come. [EaterWire]