Neighborhood Watch

Chaya Brasserie Gets Ramsay Chef in 90210; Secret Codes Work at Hugo’s and Tommy’s

Atwater Village: Hugo’s Taco has a $2.51 burrito available on Wednesdays only through a secret code. Also available at Studio City’s location. [Eastside Food Bites]
Beverly Hills: Chaya Brasserie plans a temporary closure from November 22nd-28th. It will reopen with former Gordon Ramsay at the London chef Harutaka Kishi at the helm and a new menu. In the meantime, the chef will show off some new tricks at Test kitchen on November 15th and 16th. [Squid Ink]
Chavez Ravine: The Dodgers Flea Market has moved, along with all of its food trucks, to Saturdays. [The Eastsider L.A.]
Fairfax: Animal’s Jon Shook will hold a cooking demo at The Original Farmer’s Market location of Sur La Table on December 1st. [Eater]

Hollywood: Tommy’s offers chili burgers for 65 cents on Tuesdays with a special code. [L.A. Times]
Following a recent Eater report that the Morimoto restaurant Live would be delayed due to the departure of a chef who may or may not have been there in the first place, it appears it’s still on track for a May opening, complete with a back patio and upper “living room” space. [Feast]
Palms: AAA Thai Market was closed by the health department last month for not having a health permit. [Squid ink]
Pasadena: Wine, food, and micro-lot coffee from Santuario Farm in Colombia will be paired during an eight-course dinner by chef Matthew Poley of Heirloom LA on November 19th at Intelligentsia. [Feast]
Roaming: The daughter of the family that runs various locations of Sasoun Bakery has started a food truck called the Hungry Nomad to explore the cuisine of the Armenian diaspora, including multi-cheese flatbread and wraps. [Feast]
Santa Monica: Michael McCarty and chef Mikey Stern will hold their second “Michael’s market meetup” tour of the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market tomorrow morning, with reservations available at 310-451-0843.
Toluca Lake: Olive and Thyme Cafe, a part-market, part-cafe, opened for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving salads, comfort food, and sandwiches with influences from the Middle East and Denmark. [Eater]
Venice: The Detox Market is popping up through 2010 with food and beauty products, Taza chocolate, green tea, and a hot chocolate bar. [Eater]
Tiny little Sauce on Hampton will expand into Max Muscle, that juicehead space next door. [Eater]

Chaya Brasserie Gets Ramsay Chef in 90210; Secret Codes Work at Hugo’s and