Wolfgang goes to the desert
That’s Palm Desert, specifically. The world-class chef has just opened up a new restaurant concept called WP Kitchen & Bar on El Paseo, and will be doing lunch and dinner daily. The chef de cuisine in charge is Matt Leverty, who comes from the Vegas Puck empire, and will be cooking up signature items like, yes, salmon pizza, as well as a run of new menu items.
Messhall moves to everyday breakfast
There's nothing quite like a mid-week breakfast spot, if you can swing it. Apparently Messhall agrees, as they've decided to crank up the AM eats in Los Feliz. Breakfast tacos, morning potatoes, and waffles will be making a massive appearance starting at 9 a.m. daily.
Roy Choi is making a Locol documentary
Per his Instagram, the chef is hoping to turn the process of opening his fast food-busting Watts restaurant into something more cinematic. Here's a still shot from some early footage.
A very deep project very deep in the projects. Giving it all that we got. I know you're excited and hopeful. We all are. What will happen? That's the journey. The only thing that we all know, all of Watts and LA, is that we are looking at it straight in the eye and finding solutions and not rhetoric. Peace. #LocoL
It's getting to be a bit much, Alfred
The tongue-in-cheek, well-branded coffee shop brand certainly knows how to advertise, as evidenced by this Racked LA post from yesterday showcasing their fancy new coffee cup sleeves. They're made by This is Ground out of L.A. in fully leather, and they cost only $10.
Who doesn't love the bread at Craig's?
The LA Times goes video-tastic on the buttery bread at Craig's on Melrose. Take a look.
Herringbone does brunch
Beginning tomorrow, Brian Malarkey's Herringbone in Santa Monica will launch a pretty prodigious brunch program, offering everything from lobster rolls to bottomless mimosas (for $25). The full menu is below.