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Vegan Mexican Staple Gracias Madre Expands to Newport Beach Tomorrow

Plus pies for a good cause, and a longtime cafe closes soon

Vegan nachos getting pulled in two directions on a plate.
Gracias Madre
Gracias Madre
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.

Add it to the list

Gracias Newport opens tomorrow at 1617 Westcliff Drive. The Orange County outlet features over 200 seats, a colorful bar area, and of course a menu of exclusively vegan Mexican fare.

Honoring a prominent place

Wehoville has an inside look at a recent party aimed at celebrating the history of Studio One, the famed (if sometimes troubled) nightclub on Robertson.

Good for the neighborhood

Local wholesale bakery Nice Buns is going legit in Pasadena. The first takeaway location for Eliot Silver’s company lands at the WeWork building at 177 E. Colorado Boulevard, with weekday only hours from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A small cafe takeaway inside the lobby of a new building.
Nice Buns
Skandia Shafer

Save it for the trip

TimeOut Los Angeles has a round up of the best foods to eat at Disneyland and California Adventure, including lobster nachos.

Not for long

Pasadena’s 25-year-old Zona Rosa Caffee is being evicted in Pasadena. The final day of service is November 26.

A lost legend

Joseph Shuldiner, the longtime food educator who founded the Institute of Domestic Technology and helped to revitalize Grand Central Market nearly a decade ago, has died. He will be missed.

Pies for a good cause

Santa Monica restaurant Elephante is hosting a pie sale on Sunday, November 24, with proceeds going to benefit the homelessness non-profit Step Up on Second.