A troubling scene at a 626 diner
A troubled busboy at popular Pasadena diner The Reyn caused a scare yesterday when he showed up to work brandishing a gun. Workers told the Pasadena Star-News that the man appeared to be having a mental health issue. After the restaurant was cleared out, police swept the property to determine that he was no longer inside, although he was within the vicinity a short while later.
No more primal eating in Culver City
Healthy-eating Primal Kitchen has closed already in Culver City. The unannounced shutter marks yet another closure for the Downtown Culver stretch, which has for years struggled to hold onto restaurant tenants.
Restaurant closure for a small Central Coast community
After 7 years of your loyalty, laughter, hugs and yummy food, we have decided to take Bell Street Farm to parts unknown. We are serving your favorites for one more week, closing the doors on Jan 20th! #bellstreetfarmcustomersrock We can’t wait to introduce you to Daisy and Greg who will be opening their place here in Spring!
The XO look on Beverly Blvd
Chef Michael Hung is over at Huffington Post talking about his new multi-use project called XO on Beverly. It combines a marketplace with grab-and-go items, plus a patio and sit-down dining room for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
East Coast expats La Morra in Culver City
East Coast pizza expats La Morra are bringing their handmade wood-fired oven to Hayden tonight and every Tuesday evening for the foreseeable future. They’re taking over where Roberta’s left off while they look for their own permanent LA space:
Downtown’s daytime hit Rice Bar has a menu
There’s a new menu at Downtown daytime hit Rice Bar, and it expands on chef Charles Olalia’s original simple Filipino rice bowl vision. Take a look.