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Craig Thornton's Sharksteeth, Sugarfish Hollywood Opening Soon, and More a.m. Intel

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Plus a feature on Sotto's artwork.

Craig Thornton, Sharksteeth
Craig Thornton, Sharksteeth
Matthew Kang is the Lead Editor of Eater LA. He has covered dining, restaurants, food culture, and nightlife in Los Angeles since 2008. He's the host of K-Town, a YouTube series covering Korean food in America, and has been featured in Netflix's Street Food show.

— LA Weekly has a lengthy look at Craig Thornton's new Sharksteeth, which takes place in a house that's rebuilt for tasting menus. The seafood-centric menu has Thornton thinking more about what the diner wants from a dish: "After talking to people, you realize that what is more important to them is really actually enjoying the taste of a dish more than enjoying the idea."

— Sugarfish's Hollywood spot at Sunset & Gower looks like it's going to open imminently, with a recently activated beer & wine license. Very soon Hollywood denizens won't have to schlep over to La Brea for pristine fish.

— Fair Oaks Pharmacy gets a nifty feature in CBS News as one of the last remaining old-time ice cream parlors in town. Load up with a massive banana split. Or pick up a scoop from one other these other ice cream shops in town.

— Did you ever wonder where the art comes from at SottoHere's a visual look at how artist Skylar Hughes creates and curates the art in the South Beverly Italian restaurant.

— Fellow Food Network mates Alton Brown and Simon Majumdar dropped by Terrine for dinner last night. They both look stuffed to the gills with Kris Morningstar's food.

— Loteria Grill is doing an homage to the taco villamelon style from Mexico City at all their locations for Taco Tuesdays. It's a mix of cecina (beef jerky), pork rinds, and grilled onions with a salsa of chile morita, plus some hand-made tortillas on the side.

— Lucky Rice hits LA again this Thursday, this time inside Create nightclub in Hollywood. Pok Pok's Andy Ricker presents the evening, with tickets available here.

— ShopHouse is giving away free bowls on August 2 to help kick off Sundance NEXT FEST at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary. Tickets cost $14 to watch Cop Car, but the spicy Southeast Asian bowls come gratis.


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