Neighborhood Watch

LAPD Busts Fruit Vendors in Echo Park; Rocio Camacho Cooks the Cuisine of Veracruz

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Under assault Photo: Ik’s World Trip via Flickr

Beverly Hills: Taste of a Nation fused food and fashion last week on Robertson. [E*Star L.A.]
Downtown: Arashi opened in South Park with sushi rolls, sashimi, and paintings of rock stars. [Feast]
Echo Park: LAPD raided fresh fruit street-vendors and hauled away their carts on Sunset Blvd. Meanwhile KFC’s Double Down is still at large and allowed to lurk near public schoolyards. [Echo Elysian Neighborhood Councils Forum via Eastsider L.A.]
Tony Yanow of Tony’s Darts Away plans a beer bar venture at the El Camino Theater, to be restored and redesigned by Kristopher Keith. [Feast]

Hollywood: Michel Richard is moving to Melrose and Fairfax after a 30 year-reign on Robertson. [Eater]
Larchmont Village: Cafe du Village will close this Sunday unless another venue can be found. [Eater]
Lynwood: Former Moles la Tia chef Rocio Camcho is preparing a brunch buffet of cuisine from Veracruz this Sunday as part of her Mexican Gastronomy series at La Huasteca, for $17.95 a person. [Teenage Glutster]
Mar Vista: Sazon reopened following chef Claudia’s temporary absence to attend to a family member. [Sazon Latin Fusion]
Santa Monica: The second location of Lady Jane Bakery is planned to open this summer. [Squid Ink]
Venice: The brand-new Vizzi Truck has been hanging out on Abbot-Kinney a lot this week. [Eating L.A.]

LAPD Busts Fruit Vendors in Echo Park; Rocio Camacho Cooks the Cuisine of