Both Jimmy Shaw and Samir Mohajer's empires grow in different directions.
This part of town is so tricky to open in, we can't even keep track of what's really closed sometimes.
The 40-year-old pizza place says it's been hit too hard by the economic downturn to remain open.
We suggest hitting Hungry Pocket if you're still craving Mideast meat in Santa Monica.
Bruce Marder's lackluster Third Street Promenade restaurant steps aside for more retail space.
A chef in Hong Kong will make a meal around the prized truffle, while the Dodgers player teams up with Farmer John for a record meat donation.
It seems a strange business model for a restaurant to keep opening and closing.
A wine bar doesn't work on LaBrea, so owners go back to the original barely-working concept, while Susan Feniger's Street team holds a demo and tasting in Santa Monica.
The New York-founded chain will replace Borracho Cantina on The Strip.
The location is survived by its five-year-old flagship and a store in Beverly Hills.
The original Guelaguetza is now closed where Bricia Lopez will bring in her ode to Oaxacan eats.
Owners point to the economy as the culprit in a closing that comes just a little over a year after its debut in Frogtown.
Though some residents complained, it's hard to imagine they'll see the likes of Kris Morningstar anytime soon.
The chef blames high rents and a lack of capital.
The Top Chef host explains it all, while an institution is shuttering in LBC.
Andrew Meieran bought Clifton's Cafeteria.
"It has been a crazy couple of years with the downturn of the economy, and we are very sorry to have to say good-bye."
Following a year of disputes with neighbors and an increasingly aggressive approach by the city council, the owners decide to focus on the new Melrose location.
Anyone seeking Michael Rosen's brisket will have to head to the surviving Montrose location.