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Echo Park

  1. Empire Building
    Valerie Confections’ Echo Park Plans Elicit Both Cheers and SuspicionThe new location will be a tea-focused collaboration with a Beverly Hills shop.
  2. Grub Guide
    What’s New To Eat Before, During, And After a Dodgers GameLocal craft beer and tacos invade Chavez Ravine, while new additions to the neighborhood will have you full of haggis sliders, carne asada, and oysters.
  3. Noise Annoys
    Proposed Echo Park Restaurant Space Draws Neighbor Noise ConcernsA proposal to feature live music has one nearby resident concerned.
  4. Reopenings
    Echo Park’s Little Joy Emerges Anew on April 1Joaquin Reyna-Donaldson, a former manager at The Echo, has added a new oak bar and uncovered some of the building’s original architecture.
  5. Caffeinated Combat
    Tierra Mia Coffee Heading to Echo Park; Demitasse Moving Next to Michael’sIt’s raining mud, Hallelujah!
  6. Caffeinated Combat
    Brite Spot Starts Serving StumptownEcho Park no longer need suffer the smug hipness at Intelligentsia.
  7. Endangered
    TiGeorges’ Chicken May Be Saved!The owner is receiving city help to relocate or upgrade his business, instead of heading back to Haiti as planned.
  8. Closings
    City Sip Calling It Quits in Echo Park, Closing January 31The final day comes January 31.
  9. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Alma’s Derrick de Jesus Popping Up With MSG at City SipThe chef will prepare an American menu of vegetable and seafood-based dishes with an Asian angle.
  10. Coming Soon
    Developer Sammy Kahen Taps Spacecraft For Montana Triangle Restaurant DesignThe question remains: Who would take this 2,100-square-foot space?
  11. Closings
    TiGeorges’ Chicken Closing After Ten Years in Echo ParkGeorges LaGuerre is heading back to Haiti following a devastating fire and several months of diminished profits.
  12. Openings
    Former Little Joy Bartender Opening Gloria’s KitchenGloria Ramirez is planning a menu with both Mexican and Salvadoran dishes right next to her old employer.
  13. The Other Critics
    J. Gold Stands Beside Spago; Besha Rodell Thinks Cortez Is Killing ItThe Echo Park locavore avoids being just “a parody of 2012 and of everything Chang was deriding in his figs-on-a-plate comment.”
  14. Video Feed
    See Taco Zone Design and Debut Its Brand-New Table AreaThe popular Echo Park stand needed a place to put its hipster hordes.
  15. Taco Town
    Echo Park Guisados Opens January; Dorados Lies in Death BedWith One De La Torre to Open in Echo Park, the Other Sits in Monterey Park Under Death Watch
  16. Reopenings
    Pizza Buona Slated to Reopen TodayA Car Crash into Pizza Buona Will Not Stop It From Operating
  17. Reopenings
    Echo Park’s Pizza Buona Struggling to ReopenThough a car crash was easy to recover from, a lawsuit was more problematic.
  18. Quote of the Day
    The Park Restaurant Bemoans Today’s Work EthicJosh Siegel thinks a tough work ethic has been replaced by tough-looking tattoos.
  19. Closings
    22-Year-Old La Esquinita Closing Sunday in Echo ParkThe landlord refuses to renew the restaurant’s lease.
  20. The Name Game
    Echo Park Makes Way for Taix SquareThe 85-tear-old French restaurant now has an official street name.
  21. Booze News
    7-11’s Beer and Wine Shilling Plans Thwarted in Echo ParkThe chain has a shiny new store it may have to abandon in the face of the city’s latest decision.
  22. Openings
    Check Out Last Night’s Menu at Cortez, Now Open in Echo ParkThe snug restaurant goes heavy on meat-free dishes and adheres to sustainable practices.
  23. Crime Scenes
    Gunslinger Seeks Cover at Mohawk BendPursued by police, he told his new table-mates to “act natural.”
  24. Deals
    City Sip and Sassafras Seduce Revelers with Spinning SpecialsCity Sip and Sassafras offer gambling for boozey discounts.
  25. Empire Building
    Guisados Expanding to Downtown and Echo ParkThere will soon be more locations to find LA’s best tacos.
  26. Coming Soon
    Cookbook Market Opening Cortez Restaurant in Echo ParkThe new place will further the owners’ sustainable, market-lead philosophy over breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  27. Reopenings
    City Sip Reopens Tonight With Eats By Gloria FelixNew snacks include banh mi lettuce cups with tofu and penut butter brownies.
  28. Gone Green
    Brite Spot Catering to Echo Park’s Meatless Masses, Peddler’s Creamery Sets UpChef Darby Aldaco is ditching the frozen veggie burgers to make his own.
  29. Video Feed
    City Sip Closing Tonight, Re-Opening Friday With New AttitudeOwner Nicole Daddio stars in a video teasing of the design and menu changes to come.
  30. Best Ham For Cutie
    Echo Park Hipsters Will Work For Iberico HamMachine Project is trying to raise nearly $1,300 for a party.
  31. Jerry Brown
    Governor Jerry Brown Loves Burrito KingHe stopped by this week for a machaca burrito, doing his part to balance the budget.
  32. Trimmings
    Red Hill Fans Grapple With Dreaded Three-Legged ChairsThe restaurant could be a surefire solution to Olympics withdrawal.
  33. Openings
    Echo Lake Coffee Co. Upturns The DownbeatAlong with a new name, the pioneering neighborhood coffee joint has new owners and a new look, with a new menu on the way.
  34. The Gold Watch
    Jonathan Gold Takes Echo Park’s Red HillThe critic calls the place, “crafty, folky, a bit clumsy and subtly manipulative.”
  35. The Name Game
    Echo Park’s Taix To Be Honored With a Street NameEric Garcetti wants to award the 85-year-old Frenchie with a Taix Plaza.
  36. Beef
    Echo Park Tries to Stomach a $175 SteakUpon learning about The Vagrancy Project, blog pundits tell diners they should “be deeply ashamed of themselves.”
  37. Taco Town
    Help Richard Dreyfuss Find His Favorite TacoThe actor can’t remember the name of his Echo Park lonchero.
  38. Trimmings
    Brite Spot Rolling Out New Menu and PatioDarby Aldaco’s new menu will roll out on July 4, with deep-fried ribs and “chicken-fried chicken.”
  39. Reopenings
    Delilah Bakery Reopens in Echo ParkNew changes include indoor seating, breakfast, and rolls from BreadBar.
  40. Celebrity Settings
    Brite Spot Closed for Pacino-Walken ProjectThe duo is shooting Stand Up Guys with Alan Arkin, leading to multiple sightings on Sunset.
  41. The Chain Gang
    PETA Launches Youth Arm at Echo Park’s McDonald’sThe animal rights organization has just relocated to the neighborhood, so expect more drama.
  42. Let’s Do Lunch
    The Park’s Finest Rings Lunch BellThe coconut beef is enthusiastically suggested while the ribs are no contest winners.
  43. Neighborhood Watch
    Juice Crafters Coming to Brentwood; Blue Palms Victory Party in HollywoodThe juice is on fire these days, as yet another fresh squeezery sets its sights on the Westside.
  44. Trimmings
    Señor Fish Rains on Echo Park’s QuinceañeraThe restaurant’s expansion threatens a famous fifteen-year-old mural.
  45. Ooh Baby We Like It Raw
    Long Beach Sushi Chef Claims $15 Million Lotto PrizeVictor Caube, an immigrant from The Philippines, might return home to start his own restaurant.
  46. Mediavore
    A-Rod Takes His Own Food To Restaurants; Car Crash at Pizza Buona Injures OneThe baseball star maintains a strict high-protein diet, even while eating out.
  47. Video Feed
    Teach Me How to ‘Mohawk Bend Dash’A perilous crossing on Sunset Boulevard makes way for Echo Park’s latest dance craze.
  48. Empire Building
    Susina’s Owner Buys Echo Park’s Chango CoffeeJenna Turner promises, “It’s definitely not going to be Susina II.”
  49. Video Feeds
    Watch Echo Park Designers Craft a Gingerbread Geodesic DomeFinally, we can make that edible version of Epcot Center we’ve always dreamed of!
  50. Neighborhood Watch
    Breabar on Third Street ‘Temporarily’ Closed; Villetta Chef ShufflesPlans for new Echo Park restaurant from the owners of Cookbook.
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