Cimarusti Buys Silver Spoon Space; A Vineyard Grows in Mt. Washington

Coming soon to Mount Washington
Coming soon to Mount Washington Photo: Lee Coursey via Flickr

Beverly Hills: La Seine started serving lunch every day, with a new selection of sandwiches that includes Alex Reznik’s short rib banh mi and Kobe beef burger. [GS]
Culver City: TV chef Bobby Bognar has purchased The Point space to try just what The Point tried, providing breakfast and lunch to the workers of Hayden Tract. Can he succeed where Mark Peel struggled? [Eater]
Downtown: Houston’s Salata will open at City National Plaza with a simple menu of sandwiches and salads. [Brigham Yen]
–We’re a little distraught at having missed Baja Night 3.0 (and 1.0 and 2.0), which saw the debut of the Churro Borough street cart. [Darin Dines]

Eagle Rock: A vegetarian restaurant named Fatty’s (most vegans we know are strangely kinda fat) will reopen this Thursday following nine months closed due to fire damage. [Quarry Girl]
Hollywood: Osaka opens tomorrow. Review the slideshow to see what you can expect at this Peruvian-Asian marriage. [GS]
Next Door Lounge bartender Joe Brooke will compete for L.A.’s Best Barman title. [LAist]
–This Saturday and Sunday, The Mighty Boba Truck and The Dim Sum Truck will serve Taiwanese snacks at the Kodak Theater to celebrate the country’s independence from the Qing Dynasty. [Squid Ink]
Koreatown: If it’s Palsaik Samgyeopsal’s pork belly for dinner, Zach Brooks thinks it should be Jang Tou Bossam’s bossam for lunch. [Midtown Lunch]
Mid-City: Neveux Artisan Ice Cream sprang up on Melrose earlier this month, with 49th Parallel coffee and cherry-chai-latté ice cream. [Eater]
Mount Washington: A vineyard grows in Northeast L.A. [Shut Up and Make Wine]
Silver Lake: The Coffee Table closed, making a whole bunch of hipsters cry and sing Kumbaya and stuff. [The Eastsider LA]
West Hollywood: According to an ABC license Eater spied, Michael Cimarusti and the founder of Claim Jumper are going into business together at the former location of Silver Spoon. Wait, what? [Eater]
–Devin Espinosa will lead the bar program at Michael Voltaggio’s ink. [Eater]