Los Angeles County district attorney George Gascón’s office filed assault and hate crime charges against two men involved in a fight outside LA’s Sushi Fumi last May. The pair allegedly hurled antisemitic slurs at a group of Jewish diners and left five people injured. The Los Angeles Times reports the attack occurred during 10 days of Israeli airstrikes along the Gaza Strip that left hundreds of Palestinians dead.
A new vegan festival right next to Chinatown
The Vegandale Festival, an entirely plant-based one, is coming to Los Angeles for the first time. This is the sixth season for the annual festival that made its way through New York, Chicago, Toronto, and Miami before booking one at Los Angeles Historic State Park on October 23. Tickets range from $10 to $30.
Jeff’s Table’s expansion and pig roast
LA Magazine showed some love to Highland Park’s sandwich king Jeff’s Table. The deli has plans for expansion, but Jeff Strauss also has plans for a pig roast on Club Tee Gee’s patio in Atwater Village on September 30.
The good seafood in Los Olivos
Southern brunch in Long Beach
It’s brunch time in Long Beach as soul food restaurant Georgia’s introduces a new menu for weekend daytime dining. There’s a fried egg sandwich, chicken and waffles, and shrimp and grits with sangria or mimosas.