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Nancy Silverton Will Bake Bread Once Again for Iconic La Brea Bakery

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Plus Michelin-level chefs at Orsa & Winston, and burgers in Silver Lake

La Brea Bakery on La Brea Avenue.
Bread from La Brea Bakery
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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.

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Iconic Los Angeles bread brand La Brea Bakery is turning 30 years young, and to celebrate the company is bringing back its founder Nancy Silverton for a series of collaborations. The Mozza and Chef’s Table star started the bakery in 1989, and now she’s back to develop a new line of special-edition breads throughout the year, including some with unique grains and Silverton’s original sourdough starter.

One last ride

Saved by the Bell experiential restaurant Saved by the Max is wrapping up its residency in Los Angeles soon, so naturally they’re calling the last few months the “final semester.” Expect new menu items and decor changes, including a built replica of Zack’s room and a Malibu Sands beach bar. Tickets are on sale now.

The burger life

The new-ish Goldburger weekend burger and patty melt pop-up is back for the new year, landing an ongoing residency in the parking lot behind Dinosaur Coffee and at nearby wine bar Tabula Rasa.

Get in on the action

A famous former steak frites spot on Melrose is up for lease. The property at 8755 Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood has sat empty for the past couple of years, but is on a prime strip right across the street from Cecconi’s.

Big names

Downtown star Orsa & Winston is opening up for a series of residencies from some high-powered chefs. It’s called MF Deli and features chefs Kevin Finch (Atelier Crenn) and Oslo’s Halaigh Whelan-McManus cooking on Sunday and Monday nights all through February. All in tickets, minus wine, run $170 a pop.

Wine in Santa Monica

Adam Fleischman has a new wine bar up and running soon in Santa Monica right now. It’s called Heroic Wine Bar, as its attached to the Heroic Deli he opened a couple of months back. Chef Barbara Pollastrini is also on site, doing charcuterie and other large-format dishes for dinner only, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday starting on February 8.

Brunch near the coast

Pacific Palisades favorite the Draycott is now doing weekend brunch and Sunday roasts, the latter being an homage to the owners British background. Hours run 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, and features everything from a seafood bar and a bagel station to traditional roast beef and Yorkshire puddings.

Weekends just got a little more fun in Palisades Village. Our new Saturday and Sunday brunch features all our favorites...

Posted by The Draycott on Wednesday, January 30, 2019