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A Night + Market and Baroo Fried Chicken Pop-Up Might Happen, and More A.M. Intel

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Plus Cofax heads to Echo Park, and they're bringing along their breakfast burritos

Inside Button Mash, Echo Park
Inside Button Mash, Echo Park
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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.

Cofax heads to Button Mash

It’s Dodgers home opener day, which means, of course, breakfast burritos. To help coax you to the stadium, Cofax is partnering up with Button Mash in Echo Park for a one-day breakfast burrito pop-up on their sidewalk. Burritos will run $7 (cash only) and be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are two versions, one with Vietnamese pork, and one vegetarian, so you’ve really got no excuse.

Respecting the farm worker

Munchies paints a careful portrait of the life of the farm worker, espousing a belief that those who pick and produce our myriad fruits and vegetables deserve the same rockstar status we currently give to winemakers. After all, Munchies argues, they’re the one most often doing the (literal) heavy lifting, in the wine industry and beyond.

Night + Market x Baroo collab?

Well well well, what have we here. Just the other day, Kris Yenbamroong took to his Instagram to extol the virtues of Baroo, and along the way mentioned a possible fried chicken pop-up featuring the two-man Baroo team. And, while nothing is officially confirmed as of yet, the Baroo guys gave their approval in the comments section, which means it could be on and happening. That would be awesome.

Buy one get one grilled cheese

Today is, apparently, national grilled cheese day, and to celebrate Greenspan’s on Melrose is doing buy one, get one grilled cheese sandwiches all day long. Apparently it applies to every sandwich on the menu, all day long, so bring a friend.

Maple Block just got cheaper

Westside brisket monster Maple Block knows you’re feeling the pinch now that it’s tax week, which is why they’re offering a cheap-as-all-get-out meal option that will give you any sandwich on the menu and a (non-alcoholic) drink for $9, out the door (that means tax included). Or for $10.99, you can get a pimento cheese sandwich and a beer, if you’d rather do that. The deal runs through Monday, April 22.

Looking into LASA

Popular Filipino pop-up LASA continues to earn some much-deserved praise for its inventive takes on classic dishes from the Philippines. The most recent look comes from Table Conversationwho walk through the ongoing pop-up’s most recent four course dinner at Unit 120.

A Spritz party

Tonight up on the rooftop at the Ace Hotel in Downtown, guests will be able to party by the pool with a copy of Spritz, the new aperitivo cocktail book that was shot by Dylan + Jeni. $40 gets you a copy of the book, plus snacks and drinks, and the party starts at 6 p.m.