In comes the competition
Erewhon Market is moving east. The spendy health food-focused grocery store is slated to land in Silver Lake next, the company confirm, though an opening date has so far not yet been determined. While Erewhon declined to directly state where exactly in Silver Lake the grocery store, with its popular dine-in section not unlike Whole Foods, would land, sources say it’s set to be part of the new developments taking shape along Santa Monica Boulevard near Sunset Junction. More on this as it comes.
Everyone is loving LA’s swath of old-school restaurants right now, including the Wall Street Journal. The NYC-based business paper goes all-in on Musso & Frank Grill as the Hollywood legend celebrates 100 years in business.
Things are moving along fast at Auburn, the upcoming restaurant stunner on Melrose by chef Eric Bost. Here’s a look back at progress being made last summer. As for timing now, expect something in the next few months most likely, though nothing is set in stone.
Lots of love
Money Inc. seems to have loved Phillip Frankland Lee’s Silver Bough up in Montecito. The high-end tasting menu experience is “like an Academy Award-winning event by peak-performing actors” apparently.
It’s pie weather in Los Angeles, which is perfect timing considering the upcoming Claremont Pie Festival. The event goes down in March with a full day of demos, judging, and more.
Podcast the restaurant ride
The Air Jordan podcast by writer Jordan Okun is back. This week’s episode features Zoe Nathan and Josh Loeb from the Rustic Canyon family of restaurants.
Nancy Silverton’s famed pasta tastings are back at Osteria Mozza. The deal is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays only, with the whole table participating in the five-course feast for $69 a head, and more if wine is included.