Little Fork Opens Friday in Hollywood; La Brea Bakery Reopening at New Address on Saturday

La Brea Bakery breads
La Brea Bakery breads Photo: La Brea Bakery

Beverly Hills: Caulfield’s Bar and Dining Room launched a new brunch menu this weekend, with breakfast risotto, rabbit terrine, and wagyu beef hash, among the dishes. [GS]
Canoga Park: Sierra’s, an 80-year-old institution for Mexican food, closed this week, along with its neighboring burrito spot. Owners cite the land value as the principal reason for the closure. [Daily News]
Citywide: Food GPS picks ten of its favorite pork dishes from 2012. [Food GPS]
Downtown: The Flying Pig Cafe is opening a new location at the Figat7th complex, with a new concept called Pizza Studio coming close by. [Eater]
–Hollywood’s Ikemen Ramen will open its second location in Downtown later this month. [Eater]
Hollywood: David Reiss’ Little Fork is opening Friday, with former Fraiche chef Jason Travi in the kitchen overseeing the kitchen. [GS]

Mid-City: LaBrea Bakery rises again, as the local icon reopens at 468 S. La Brea Ave. this Saturday, with future aesthetic changes and a cafe to come by summer. [Eater]
San Gabriel Valley: Hot pots, tea-houses, Korean barbecue, and ramen were among big trends the region, where restaurant space is suddenly becoming a prized commodity. [SI]
Venice: In the wake of its local dissolution, Fresh & Easy is abandoning plans for a Venice location. [Yo! Venice!]
–Restaurateur Brad Johnson (Post & Beam, Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing) interviews Hal’s owner Hal Frederick about his 25 years on Abbot Kinney. [LA Mag]

Little Fork Opens Friday in Hollywood; La Brea Bakery Reopening at New Address