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Rock’n Egg Cafe Now Playing the Breakfast Hits in Eagle Rock

Plus Dinner with Billy at Cosa Buona, and a look at all things Koreatown

Rock’n Egg Cafe
Farley Elliott is the Senior Editor at Eater LA and the author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. He covers restaurants in every form, from breaking news to the culture, people, and history that surrounds LA's dining landscape.

Rock’n Egg Cafe shows up

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Eagle Rock, what with the recent opening of Walt’s Bar and, just before that, the quiet arrival of Rock’n Egg Cafe. The former Auntie Em’s Kitchen space on Eagle Rock Boulevard is now up and running, sporting the same vibrant red exterior as ever.

Rock’n Egg is the work of the owners behind Nick’s Cafe in Chinatown. Expect, per the signage, lots of egg dishes, as well as staples like pancakes, breakfast meats, coffee, and sides. Hours run 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, except for Mondays.

All things Koreatown

LA Times has just come out with a comprehensive guide to Koreatown, from where to eat to what to do inside one of the city’s densest neighborhood restaurant pockets.

Kyle Schutte emerges

After a protracted build-out and opening over at The Flats, Kyle Schutte has moved on to a new series of Feastly pop-ups called Revision, aimed at playing with the traditional format and flavors of more upscale tasting menu experiences. The first dinner is coming March 7 in Downtown.

Moody new coffee

The Eastsider is all over the opening of a fancy new Starbucks in Echo Park. The dimly lit, well-polished spot on Sunset Boulevard should be ready any day now.

Little-known varietals

LA Magazine is covering the growing garagiste wine movement in California, with small-batch producers breaking convention to offer unique bottles to those in the know. It’s all part of California’s continued international emergence as a grape-growing region all its own.

Zach Pollack x Billy Harris

Culinary bon vivant Billy Harris is doing a dinner at Cosa Buona in Echo Park tomorrow night, to benefit No Kid Hungry and the Trotter Project. The $175 all-in charity affair includes a meet and greet as well as cocktails, a bunch of passed dishes, pizzas, veal braciole, and even dessert.

NoMad for brunch

The next iteration of dining possibilities at Downtown’s stunning new NoMad is here: brunch. The downstairs lobby restaurant is turning out pastries, morning cocktails, staples like omelets and benedicts, as well as a burger and more. The opening menu for brunch, which officially launches February 24, is below.