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Joe Biden Campaigned at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles Yesterday, Still Lost California

Also: Nicole Rucker’s new bakery plans, a quiet closure, and a big award

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A pink sunset halos around a Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles sign, lit up.
Roscoe’s in Anaheim
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.

Presidential hopeful and former vice president Joe Biden spent his Super Tuesday in Los Angeles as he watched his various state victories roll in. Biden was busy most of the day shaking hands with possible California constituents (alongside Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti, who has endorsed Biden) including at the always-popular campaign stop Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles. Here’s video of Biden working the room:

Joe Biden makes a stop at Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles in Los Angeles, California. Biden has won Virignia. MORE:

Posted by ABC 13 - WSET on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Of course, Biden did not end up winning California; that designation went to Bernie Sanders.

In other news:

Mon Petit Poulet seems to have quietly closed its original Venice location, after quickly shuttering its Downtown outlet as well.

Makani in Venice has also closed shy of its two-year anniversary.

N. 10 restaurant in Los Angeles was just awarded two forks from Italian restaurant publication Gambero Rosso.

— Kronnerburger is popping up at Silverlake Wine on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

— The Auld Fella in Culver City has launched its new Irish-tinged brunch.

— Nicole Rucker is turning to Kickstarter to fund her way into a new permanent stand at Grand Central Market. The former Fiona founder is seeking $61,000 for Fat & Flour, and offering a variety of perks in return.

— A new pop-up experience is also coming to Eataly at the Westfield Century City. This one’s called Bar Fiorito, and it lands March 5 at the La Pizza & La Pasta station inside the multi-story Italian market. Expect cocktails, mocktails, and small bites.

A floral pop-up bar with bar-sized tables and lots of flowers hanging from above.
Bar Fiorito