Rivera Coming to Grace Space; A Gjelina Brasserie?

Rivera Sedlar: Making moves
Rivera Sedlar: Making moves Photo: Hadley Tomicki

Atwater: Village Bakery is making vanilla marshmallows in-house in new Rice Krispie treats. [The Eastsider L.A.]
Downtown: Thousand Cranes in the Kyoto Grand is closed. [Eater]
Sarkis Vartanian has plans for a two-floor space down the block from Church & State that houses both a café and full-service dining room. Annoyingly, it also plans to remain “forever nameless.” [Feast]
Glendale: Café Primmo is closed in Brand Americana. [Eater]
Highland Park: The so-called “Rock and Roll” 7-11 is becoming an ordinary 7-11. [90042]

Hollywood: John Rivera Sedlar is planning on opening a restaurant in the Grace space that will be left when Neal Fraser moves Downtown. [Feast]
Pasadena: Construction began on the new Intelligentsia location, with seating for 72 people among two bars and three sitting areas, plus a basement for training staff and office space. [Pasadena Scoop]
Santa Monica: 14 Below will temporarily close for a remodel and become a new bar under a new name. [Eater]
Venice: Gjelina is rumored to be taking over the vintage furniture store next door to construct a brasserie. [Yo! Venice!]
West L.A.: Anna’s Italian restaurant is closing in June after 41 years. It will be reopened as The Well Bourne under English chef Sophie Huterstein. [Squid Ink]