Let's hope it strikes a blow against "burritofication."
The new bar sounds like it's more for the collegiate set than those missing a set of teeth.
The business has a poetic plan for Little Osaka.
This is why we miss the original Sasabune on the great West L.A. eating street.
Sandwiches will also be available in bowls, whether you asked for them or not.
The historic dive is keeping its weapons collection, just in case the expansion still finds you crowded by misbehaving students.
In addition to the namesake desserts, expect soups, sandwiches, and Spanish specialties with the help of a Venezuelan model or two.
This could keep the space as a sorely needed neighborhood dive bar.
The space is ready and inspections passed, with a grand-opening planned for next week to fill the Westside's new churro void.
The chain's menu appears vastly more sophisticated than Subway or the Quiznos it's replacing.
Ramin Nouri was a veteran of the neighborhood's Persian restaurant scene, before opening his own place for salmon kebab and veal stew with split peas.
An array of Persian breads will be baked on-site.
Trans-Atlantic African cuisine is delivered from a former nightlife promoter and L.A. loses a Japanese stalwart and one link in a Brazilian chain.
Early signs indicate this could be more like Hide than Sasabune.
The budding chain's do-it-yourself and signature salads should appeal to the street's trendy crowd for a quick lunch.
Cook's Tortas' owner has a new concept and a super-sized liquor spreads out this weekend.
It might be a project from Venezuelan actor Sandro Finoglio.
After 25 years, owner Katsuhiko Terada is moving to Canada.
Downtown's modern Mexican might come west while Travis Lett is rumored to be considering a new direction.