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California's Luckiest Doughnut Shop, Golden State's All-Day Burger Deal, and More A.M. Intel

Plus Dunkin' Donuts arrives in Atwater Village

Barcito, Downtown
Barcito, Downtown
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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.

It’s (cheap) Pi Day

Food truck newcomer Made in Brooklyn is doing half-off whole pies for today, considering it’s "Pi Day" — as in 3.14. The truck will be parked for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 3000 W. Olympic Boulevard.

California’s lucky doughnut shop

Riverside is secretly home to one of the ‘luckiest’ doughnut shops in the state, says CBSLA. The longstanding Donut Tyme down that way has doled out something like 400 winning lottery tickets a week over the past year, though their biggest haul so far — a $22 million unclaimed ticket — is still to come.

Golden State turns seven

To celebrate their birthday, Fairfax's Golden State is doling out $7 burger and fries combos all night long tonight. Plus, they'll be popping the top on some pretty rare beers throughout the night, like a 2011 Lost Abbey Angel's Share.

Downtown's Barcito does away with tipping

Barcito owner Andrea Borgen talks to the Weekly about their recent service charge model swap, which will (ideally, according to them) allow for a fairer distribution of money between front and back of house, plus give everyone health care coverage. There's a lot to parse out about this nuanced discussion, and, for Borgen at least, this seems to be one way to tackle the issue of tipping.

Dunkin’ Donuts opens in Atwater Village

The East Coast doughnut-ification of Los Angeles is nearly complete, as Dunkin’ Donuts looks to open their Atwater Village corner location this Wednesday, giving out gift cards and souvenirs to the first 50 folks in line. They’ll even have the Glendale High School Jazz Band playing music.

Playa Vista's Piknic rebrands

Facing some stiffer competition now that The Runway is around, Playa Vista's longtime spot Piknic is rebranding into something called Gulp, says Toddrickallen. That means a new menu and a lot of craft beer for the tech bros out that way to enjoy.

Freddie Gibbs hits Prime Pizza

Fairfax has long had a history with hip hop culture, and the two team up again in this First We Feast video showcasing Prime Pizza's own Noah Galuten. He and Gibbs smoke a little bit before taking to the kitchen to make a "street pizza," and it honestly looks pretty fantastic. Keep in mind this one's a touch NSFW, due mostly to language.