Permanent popsicle stand pops up at Glendale Galleria
This one’s called Enjoyer, and it’s rocking everything from fruit flavors like honeydew and passionfruit to mixes like piña colada and cappuccino. Not bad for a walk around the Galleria.
Don't put Tommy's chili on an In-N-Out burger
Here's a cheeky take on all the bad things that might happen (to the time-space continuum, really) should you try to take chili from Tommy's and add it to an In-N-Out burger. The short version: you'd better not.
Signage up at Salazar
Signs are up and trees are in at Salazar, the upcoming Frogtown dining destination that plans to bring quality tacos, cocktails, and more to the area. And judging by their aggressive opening timeline, the finishing touches can't come a moment too soon.
Free Super Bowl party at The Rockefeller
Want to watch the game with a boatload of friends without paying some pricey cover? Just bring at least 50 people to The Rockefeller in Manhattan Beach on February 7 and you’ll get access to what is essentially a free restaurant buyout. That means no rental fee, no food minimum, and a large flat screen TV for viewing. Contact the restaurant if interested.
More Lao Sze Chuan news
LA Weekly files an early one on Midwest transplant Lao Sze Chuan, which does above-average Sichuan fare in Glendale. The verdict? It's no Chengdu Taste, but for convenience and price it's not bad at all.
Pitchoun launches happy hour Downtown
French bread and pastry mecca Pitchoun is now doing happy hour, with hours Tuesday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. That means cheap glasses of wine, sub-$10 small plates, $8 flatbreads and discounts on shared charcuterie plates.
Springtime in New York expands next door
Just a stone’s throw from the Spring Street Arcade, Springtime in New York has been a quick service deli staple since 2012. Now they’re expanding next door, bringing dinner and post-dinner vibes to the area with a darker, woodier wine bar concept. Construction is underway now, with a potential opening this summer.