85°C Bakery debuts Downtown
According to DTLA Rising, Downtown's newest bakery is 85°C from Taiwan. The shop was announced a while ago but is up and running as of a few days ago, giving away free treats and handling the long, long lines.
Dominique Crenn wants to bring Petit Crenn to LA
Modernist SF chef Dominique Crenn is loving her season two stint on Netflix's Chef's Table. She talked with Variety about the show and, among other things, the possibility of her bringing a Petit Crenn restaurant to Los Angeles. Apparently, she's already thinking about it.
Wirtshaus team opening new space in Long Beach
More drinking news for Long Beach, as the team behind Wirtshaus on La Brea is hoping to debut a new concept called Rasselbock inside the former The Factory location on Atlantic Avenue later this year. The plan is to do European beers, sausages, burgers, salads, and more, all in a family and dog-friendly beer garden setting. Their Hermosa Beach outlet is also still coming along.
The over-the-top truffle and foie gras burger at Terrine
Playboy talked to Terrine's Kris Morningstar about his monstrous truffle butter and foie gras burger for their Indulgence series, breaking down each component part along the way. It's a beefy, messy masterpiece that's certainly not for the faint of heart. Enjoy.
Spend big with a night at Nancy Silverton's place
Want to give back to Homeboy Industries while eating like king? You can do just that on June 30, as Nancy Silverton hosts a dinner with James Beard Award winner Phil Rosenthal of What Phil's Having at Osteria Mozza. Tickets run $500 a pop, but all the money's going to one of the best food causes in Los Angeles.
A new look for Hedley’s in West Hollywood
Longtime spot Hedley’s in West Hollywood is being given an overhaul thanks to John Sofio at Built Inc. The all-organic eatery on Robertson has been down since last month, but wood and tile details are coming along nicely, so hopefully the place will be back up by the end of the month. You can follow the progress on their website.
It's backyard barbecue time at Barrel & Ashes
Should you still feel the need to eat some grilled meats after this week's barbecue bonanza, step into a class on June 26 with Timothy Hollingsworth and the team at Barrel & Ashes. The outdoor cooking session runs $150 but will net you a day of cooking, some lunch (and a flight of bourbon), plus a cocktail lesson from Nick Meyer of The Fiscal Agent.