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Villa Blanca Hits the Market Again, Good Eggs Fallout, and More A.M. Intel

Plus, cheffy tacos.

Wes Avila, Carlos Salgado, Fabian Gallardo
Wes Avila, Carlos Salgado, Fabian Gallardo
Farley Elliott is the Senior Editor at Eater LA and the author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. He covers restaurants in every form, from breaking news to the culture, people, and history that surrounds LA's dining landscape.

— Apparently there are still no takers for Lisa Vanderpump’s Villa Blanca space in Beverly Hills. The place has just been re-listed, and has dropped from $1.5 million to $695,000, with incentives for the right owner. Of course, there is still that gigantic rent of $12 per square foot…

Nudie’s Custom Java is reopening in Newhall, CA. Known mostly as a Western-wear company dating to 1947, Nudie’s has also been known in that part of town as a haven for a cheap cup of coffee. Now the place, formerly a hangout for movie stars and more, will get back to its roots by October 1.

— Wes Avila, Walter Manzke, Fabian Gallardo and Taco Maria’s own Carlos Salgado were on hand yesterday to welcome in the new Petty Cash DTLA space. The taco-themed event sure looked like a party — and there are more dinners to come tonight and tomorrow as well.

— Wienerschnitzel is hungry for that late night dollar, and they’ve started a post-8 p.m. deal where 10 chili or corn dogs will only cost you $10. Be careful what you wish for…

B Sweet Dessert Bar on Sawtelle celebrated their one year anniversary over the weekend, dishing out free favorites and generally playing house to hordes of dessert-lovers.

WHAT A WONDERFUL BIRTHDAY!!! The place was slammed from open to close! We saw soooo many old friends, made soooo many new ones, got the nicest compliments and sweetest well-wishes. We have the greatest customers ever... This year has flown by. It feels like our shop only opened a few months ago but here we are. The love you all have shown us is unbelievable. We cannot thank you enough for visiting often, telling your friends and family to try us, posting amazing pics of our desserts everywhere... Thank you for making this 1st anniversary so awesome. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Big things are coming, so stay tuned! #BSweetDessertBar #BSweet #dessert #desserts #breadpudding #bakery #baking #anniversary #birthday #weekendeats #foodie #icecream #icecreamtruck #nitrocoldbrew #coffee #signage #HappyBirthday #sawtelleblvd #sawtellejapantown #LittleOsaka #losangeles #LA #mydayinLA #bestinla #HaloHalo #Filipino

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— Plenty of local vendors and suppliers have been left in the lurch with the sudden shutter of Good Eggs in L.A. Many are complaining that they weren’t properly notified or given a chance to diversify their sales avenues before the shut-down commenced. What’s worse: this Forbes article says that nearly 140 employees got the axe as Good Eggs scaled back to the Bay Area only.