Los Angeles Daily News has a story out on the hectic nature of Christmas dining for the San Fernando Valley’s Chinese restaurants. Many get so inundated that they simply can’t keep up with demand, leading some to close outright and others to do take-out orders only as a way to help quell the crowds. It’s a good-problem-to-have scenario, to be sure, but with issues like staffing and consistency to worry about, one that owners have to take very seriously during the holiday rush.
Daniel does it
Daniel Patterson is trying to change the modern restaurant paradigm once again, says Skift Table. The Alta Adams chef/co-owner is focused more than ever one “bringing racial and gender equity, leveling out the pay gap, and building community to the forefront” with his new group.
Need some weekend brunch inspiration? Check out the eggs benedict at the Strand House, by way of this gorgeous Food Steez video.
A new doner kebab shop based out of Dubai has landed its first stateside location in Montclair Place. The Pomona Valley shopping center boasts a food hall with a dozen or so different micro-restaurants, including Doner & Gyros.
Back at it
Petty Cash is trying to help cure those post-party hangovers with an all-day bartender’s brunch on January 1. Expect lots of drinks, music, and hangover food, starting at 11 a.m.
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