Free Coffemakers For All at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf; Zam Zam Expands Hours and Menu

Zam Zam Market
Zam Zam Market Photo: Zach Brooks/Midtown Lunch

Alhambra: Dean Sin World is secretly supplying Mrs. Lu’s dumplings to many restaurants on the SGV food scene. [SI]
Bel-Air: The new interior and exterior look and menu of Bel-Air Bar and Grill should debut in November, following the restaurant’s 18-month hiberation. [SI]
Boyle Heights: Food desert? Which food desert? [SinoSoul]
Culver City: Zam Zam Market is now open seven days a week from 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., with a few new lunch items to boot. [Midtown Lunch]

Downtown: How about the first pee at Josef Centeno’s puffy tacos coming to his new Bar Ama? [LAM]
–Eat.Drink.Americano has been hosting a lunchtime pop-up with Civil Coffee, which might be considering a permanent space in the neighborhood. [Eater]
Echo Park: 7-11 is heading to Glendale Blvd. Hey, we tried to stop it! [EPN]
Santa Monica: Casa del Mar is now offering spiked milkshakes made with LA Creamery ice cream in flavors like Kahula mudslide with Godiva liqueur and vanilla with cinnamon and anejo tequila. [GS]
–Embattled Broadway Ale House was shuttered for a vermin infestation. Calling John Taffer! [Eater]
West Hollywood: On September 29, one location of Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf will let you trade in your old crappy coffee maker for a free CBTL Kaldi Machine that takes those little capsules, a value of $179.99. eBay here we come! The exchange takes place at the lot at 8775 W. Sunset Blvd. [GS]
West L.A.: Anthony Bourdain had dinner at Pico’s ultra-exclusive beef restaurant, Totoraku last night. [Eater]

Free Coffemakers For All at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf; Zam Zam Expands Hours and