Te’Kila Coming to Hollywood; Playoff Menus Hit Downtown

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Downtown: Chef Pilar Sanchez is preparing a menu based on The Lakers at Levy Restaurant in the Staples Center, including “Baby Back-to-Back-to-Back ribs” and drinks like “The Bynamite.” [Blog Downtown]
Glassell Park: To shake off not-so-distant memories of Drew Street’s gang-dominated days, residents are suggesting a new name here. Among the leading contenders is “Marshmallow Place.” [L.A. Times]
Hollywood: The Room Group, owner of Kafe Rouge, is planning on turning the former space of La Cantina into Te’Kila. The restaurant/lounge will be designed by Kristopher Keith with Mexican tile, wooden plank walls, and a spacious patio to serve over 100 types of tequila and mezcal, plus tacos and burritos. [Feast]

Pasadena: Madeline’s Restaurant and Wine Bistro closed a few weeks back. [Eater]
Santa Monica: Locanda del Lago joined the trend of “Meatless Mondays” last week with an ongoing selection heavy on seafood. [L.A. Weekly]
Silver Lake: Malo offers a wide selection of discount margaritas between $4-$8 from 8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. every Tuesday. [Malo]
Westminster: Southeast Asian Flavors author Robert Danhi is leading one of his Little Saigon eating tours on May 30th. [Southeast Asian Flavors]