No more Erven
Chef Nick Erven is no longer involved at Rappahannock Oyster Bar at the Row in Downtown. The restaurant, which only opened in May, will continue on without naming a successor just yet. As for Erven, he is heading to Detroit to spearhead a new project to be called Antihero.
Felix’s Evan Funke has a film out that tracks his time from Bucato to the opening of Felix. The movie is still being sent out to film festivals (including this week’s LA Film Fest, but The Wrap has a clip to show off now.
A new restaurant called Just Turkey is coming to La Cienega next month, right on the border with Culver City. As the name suggests the restaurant, with locations in greater Chicago and Georgia, turns out lots of turkey by way of burgers, ribs, and more.
The LA Times is overjoyed at chef Adam Perry Lang’s matzo ball soup, with writer Amy Scattergood penning a lovely ode to the classic Jewish dish and its supposed “rich, healing” properties.
Pop’s Bagels is returning to Animal on Fairfax this Saturday. The party starts at 9:30 a.m. with fired-to-order bagels, and continues on through Animal’s usual brunch service until 2:30 p.m.
Paramount Coffee Project is now roasting their own coffee at the back of their Downtown location at the Row. There’s a public cupping of their coffee alongside Coffee Collective from Denmark on October 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Coast to coast
Bear Coast Coffee has officially expanded to its second location in Dana Point. The popular San Clemente shop is doing early morning hours daily, with a grand opening slated for this Friday.
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We. Are. Softly. Open. 6am-4pm from today till next Thursday. Meaning we are open with our full menu, just limited hours till we get everything dialed. The address is 34052 LA PLAZA #103, DANA POINT, CA 92629 There is a link in our bio to get directions. It feels darn good to be serving in Dana Point. Stay tuned to get details about our grand opening happening a week from today. Please please spread the word. Tag, share, like, comment, and visit. Photo cred @andylikeswords #bearcoastcoffee #danapoint