No one knows the real story except Michael Carlson.
An employee confirms the sale, then takes it back through a series of stumbles.
Now that Neal Fraser and David Lefevre are here, it will be interesting to see if any new nearby project can hold its own.
A staging audition for a new Venice restaurant is being held in the kitchen of the Culver City gastro-pub.
Last we heard, the space is meant to be Curtis Nysmith's SmithHouse.
The D.C. extension of his Rittenhouse brasserie isn't set in stone, but it's not off the table either.
Italian small plates and bowl food are rumored to be the focus at an expansion for chef Hugo Vasquez.
The ex-Garden at the Cellar chef plots his next move.
Neither party will confirm or deny a more expanded partnership.
Apparently there's more to the picture than meets the eye.
If rumors are true, this won't bode well for Speck's opening.
The blog says the restaurant is open, but surely there it would have made a much bigger splash if it did.
The chef conceives of a beer-heavy smokehouse concept for his adopted hometown.
The critic will do more writing, with upcoming features in Food & Wine and freelance reviews for Angeleno.
The four-year-old Rittenhouse hideaway will call it quits in the coming weeks.
Supposedly big changes are in the works for the Four Season's venerable restaurant.
The menu will fall under the jurisdiction of Bricia and her mother.
A Silver Lake institution will be scrapped for a dance club, while the Food Network star shoots down a rumored tryst with a rock star.
It was all just a typo.