Garry Larduinat joins Hotel Bel-Air
Long time pastry chef Garry Larduinat has joined forces with Hotel Bel-Air to provide pastries for the entire property, which includes Wolfgang Puck’s namesake restaurant on site. The French-born pastry chef is well-known for his works at high end restaurants (he’s got nearly 200,000 Instagram followers to show for it) where he makes some seriously incredible stuff.
Terrine is a Pokémon gym now
Much of America has become completely enamored with Pokémon Go lately, and that certainly extends to Los Angeles. Case in point: Terrine is now officially a Pokémon Go gym, says owner Stephane Bombet.
‼️POKEMON AT TERRINE‼️ We're a Pokémon Gym!!! Come in and battle while you have a plate of our Tuesday night special ::: Squid Ink Pasta! #pokemongo #tentacruel ##firedancemural #squidgoals #gottacatchemall #worldscolliding See if you can dethrone @_loryan (hint, he's working right now, so your chances are good) #pokemon #pokemongo @pokemongooffical
Free Burgerim burgers tomorrow
Tomorrow represents the first true opening day of Burgerim on Melrose — they’ve apparently been only soft open until now — and to celebrate the Israeli-based company is plotting to give away free food all day long. All you’ve got to do is show up and order, any time between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. 5001 Melrose Avenue.
Another Lincoln Heights street food gem
LA Mag takes on yet another Lincoln Heights street food legend, this time an under-the-radar taco stand going some of the best stuff in the neighborhood. It's no Corn Man, what with his impossibly long lines, but the food is apparently delicious.
Explore Garcons de Cafe
Have you had the chance yet to duck into Garcons de Cafe at the Spring Street Arcade? Perhaps you should, because it's one of the more charming options available, as LA Downtowner so deftly shows in the below video.
Why cows matter to Los Angeles
LA Weekly takes a look back at the long-gone history of Los Angeles' dairies and drive-thru milk stops, dubbing L.A. County as once being the capital of the milk trade nationwide. Unfortunately urbanization has largely done away with that, but there are still signs of that past everywhere you look.
Culver City's Indian food scene grows
LA Times has a bit about Zafran Pot, a family-run operation new to the neighborhood that's turning out some pretty impeccable food. The name is a nod to saffron rice, the restaurant's staple base, and by every indication just one of a handful of dishes being mastered by chef/owner Sneh Lata Gumidelli.
Farmboy Kitchen loads new menus
Hollywood's Farmboy Kitchen has a new set of menus on its hands, following a quiet February opening. The restaurant just south of Santa Monica Boulevard on Vine is keeping weekday hours now from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and weekend hours that begin at 10 a.m. (and only run until 3 p.m. on Sundays). Here's the new brunch, breakfast, and lunch overhaul.