More drinking for the Roosevelt
Hollywood’s perennial hotspot The Roosevelt has added another area for drinkers to do their thing: The Garden. Tucked into some palm trees near the pool, the bar was worked up in conjunction with beermaker Montejo, apparently, and will feature Mexican brews as well as larger craft-breweries-that-got-bought names like Elysian and 10 Barrel.
Bo Nuage opens in Beverly Hills
It’s been a long build-out in Beverly Hills for the Bo Nuage folks, who first announced their second location back in February. But the wait seems to have been worth it, with this second location of the French dessert shop sporting a classy, polished (and very pink) look inside. Hours run daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Pasadena’s Saladang flips owners
In some new ABC filings for the longstanding Saladang (and Saladang Song) in Pasadena, it appears the properties have been flipped over to one Anong Karnsomport. The switcheroo came last week to both properties, with a potential name change in the work for Saladang Song as well (the new ABC details a DBA name as Saladang Garden). No other word on possible changes at the moment.
Q Sushi gets the profile treatment
Here's a fun look at Hiroyuki Naruke from Q Sushi, as profiled by the LA Times. The Edo-style sushi master discusses his previous work in Japanese kaiseki restaurants, and his never-ending focus on the work he does.
Firestone Walker Venice is still underway...
Here's a recent shot from the inside of Firestone Walker's upcoming Venice location, which is still hoping to arrive sometime around the new year. So far it's still all plywood and unfinished ceilings, but in not too long the location should be bustling with locals.
Ceviche Project pops up again
The ongoing Ceviche Project concept is back at the Mondrian Hotel this Thursday, October 22, doing their usual brand of high-end raw fish preparations at $125 per person.