ShopHouse Beverly Boulevard is here
That combo ShopHouse / Chipotle in the former Jan’s space is ready to roll, with an official debut scheduled for this coming Thursday. The noodle bowl operator is keeping lunch and dinner hours along Beverly, and has even introduced some crispy spring rolls as a new (and exclusive) menu item.
David LeFevre's is on the Cooking Channel now
David LeFevre of M.B. Post / The Arthur J has landed a pilot over at The Cooking Channel called The Good, the Mad and the Hungry, in which he explores the culinary delights of California. The episode first aired last night apparently, but you can watch it again tomorrow at 8:30 p.m. if you'd like.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills turns on the terrace
Not long ago The Peninsula Beverly Hills underwent a massive reintroduction to the world, changing their decor and menus to better suit the current dining climate. The next project for them became their outdoor terrace, and it looks to have been fully completed just last week. It’s the same menu as inside the restaurant (and same breakfast-through-dinner hours) but the space has been completely reinvigorated, and looks now like one of the better outdoor dining options for all of Beverly Hills.
Ireland gets in on the Downtown praise
Downtown Los Angeles' renaissance has become an international story it seems, as even the Independent in Ireland is praising the neighborhood. Not only do they shout out spots like Nickel Diner, but there's a great accompanying video showing off the gritty beauty that the area has come to embrace.
Groundwork Coffee expands to Portland
One of Los Angeles' most important local roasters, Groundwork Coffee, is moving north after taking over Portland's iconic Kobos Coffee. The plan is to renovate the space and bring in Groundwork's unique brand of coffee, hopefully as an entrant into the larger Pacific Northwest market.
Craft beer suggestions from a Cannibal
New York City import The Cannibal is coming to Culver City soon, and the Platform-bound project will have a serious craft beer focus. To help prep the city, Citizine chatted with Julian Kurland, cicerone for the restaurant, to discover his current favorite local drinking spots. Boomtown, Three Weavers, and Mumford all grab nods from the self-admitted beer geek.
There’s a new takeout counter at Wally’s in Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills wine spot Wally’s is going casual with a new takeout winder that will open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily as of Wednesday, serving sandwiches and salads mostly. Most options run around $15, and are meant to be enjoyed by working locals in need of an easy grab-and-go option. The full menu is below.