DOWNTOWN— Grand Central Market, the slowly reforming food emporium, is now open starting at 8 a.m., anticipating the debut of Egg Slut in about a month's time. At the moment, Valerie Confections opens at 8 a.m., and G&B Coffee at 7 a.m.
LONG BEACH— Beachwood BBQ both here and at the original Seal Beach locations start their annual Sour Beer Best today, running until Sunday. There's even a shuttle that goes between the two bars. [DD]
DOWNTOWN— Ebanos Crossing, the newish drinking den on Hill and 2nd, officially launches with a grand opening party this Friday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. There's a live performance by Anastasia McPherson, and tunes by DJ Johnny to go along with featured libations and complimentary bites like a fried chicken sandwich and bacon-wrapped shrimp skewers. [Eaterwire]
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