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Justin Timberlake Dines at Leona, LA's Up All Night Eats, and More

Plus some new info on Gus's, and Highland Park's newest bakeshop earns an opening date

Leona, Venice
Leona, Venice
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The details on Gus’s

The LA food scene can’t seem to get enough fried chicken, as evidenced by the recent arrival of Gus’s to Pico Boulevard. LA Weekly shares some of the finer points of the expansion, including a lot of hot info on those all-important side dishes.

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is almost ready

The Eastsider has been snooping around Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in Highland Park, landing details that a mid-August arrival is most likely for the San Francisco-based outlet. Oh, and you can expect one of those I GOT BAKED IN LOS ANGELES neon signs for sure.

Justin Timberlake loves Leona

Looks like Justin Timberlake managed to get himself a great meal at Nyesha Joyce’s Venice restaurant Leona. Here he is getting a snap in with the chef herself.

JT @ LEONA! I DiE. #lunchvibes #icecreamsandwiches #justintimberlake #venicebeach

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Jason "Mayhem" Miller’s bad OC restaurant night

The oft-troubled UFC fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller was arrested again over the weekend following a fight at Saddle Ranch Chop House in Orange County. According to the LA Times, Miller not only allegedly attacked a woman, he also assaulted a security guard and a police officer.

LA Burrito Project vs. hunger

Never heard of LA Burrito Project? That’s okay. The DIY charity project has been flying under the radar for years, but just now catches some love from Munchies who spend a day with the crew, making and handing out endless amounts of vegan burritos to homeless around Los Angeles. It’s a worthwhile read on one of the cooler underground charity options in town.

Haché LA’s secret fry menu

Starting on Wednesday, Silver Lake’s Haché LA will debut an off-menu french fry bonanza. The idea is that any of the restaurant’s  usual burger toppings can be repurposed in a variety of ways to create one-off loaded fry combos, from swiss onion to Mediterranean, which is topped with hummus, roasted peppers, and feta.

Tastemade x Foodbeast x Being up all night

In a new collaboration video, Elie Ayrouth of Foodbeast teams up with Tastemade for a series called ALL NIGHTER that takes the protagonist around various cities from sun down to sun up. The inaugural episode takes place in L.A. proper, where Ayrouth hops buses between Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, Chinatown’s drinking dens, and beach-adjacent doughnut shops.

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