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  1. Closings
    Eva Ends Three-Year Run on BeverlyChef-owner Mark Gold is about to spring a new concept on Manhattan Beach.
  2. Quote of the Day
    Mark Gold Recalls His Craziest Task at NomaWarning: It involves plucking hair-like fibers from a carcass.
  3. Empowered
    Eva Secures Funds For The Fight of Its LifeDonations provide $12,000 in legal and municipal fees, as a homeowners association sticks its nose in the restaurant’s business.
  4. Endangered
    Eva Restaurant Needs $12,000 To Fight For Its RightsAfter the city denies its zoning variance, Alejandra Gold goes to the public for support.
  5. Loco for Locavores
    Eva Gets Heavily Into WeedsThe West Hollywood chefs say they are suffering from “Noma withdrawal.”
  6. Balance Sheets
    6 out of 9 Chefs Admit They’re Struggling for BalanceMark Gold claims it’s all about location, location, location.
  7. Menus
    Mark Gold Serving up a Side of Spring at SadieThe Eva chef has a little fun, shows his mark at the Hollywood haunt.
  8. Chef Shuffles
    Dave Schmidt Leaves Sadie, Mark Gold Comes to The RescueThe former executive chef felt this Hollywood re-do was not “a great fit” for him.
  9. Menus
    Eva Combines Chinese Take-Out with Funny Girl on Christmas EveThe chef plans war wonton soup with matzoh balls, among other specials.
  10. Menus
    Mark Gold Starts Clucking Again at Eva$20 all-you-can-eat fried chicken will be paired with ten dollar cocktails.
  11. The Other Critics
    Virbila Picks Five Fried Chickens; Gold Gorges at Ink.SackThe L.A. Times critic goes high-end while scoping out the city’s best golden bird.
  12. Reopenings
    Mark Gold Reopens Eva This WednesdayThe restaurant has more bar seating, new interior details, a fresh coat of paint, and a cocktail list by Gabriella Mlynarczyk.
  13. Temporary Closings
    Eva Closing for Two Week Remodel and Mark Gold’s VacationThe chef needs a little downtime with his family, but will also use the time to make some small adjustments.
  14. Foodievents
    Neal Fraser and Eric Greenspan to Compete Over PupuIs there any cook-off on Earth Greenspan won’t try to conquer?
  15. Neighborhood Watch
    Eva Hosting Grilled Cheese Truck Dinner; Crispy Pig Ears Hit Mar’selPop-ups are on their way from Laurent Quenioux, All Jarred Up, The Magnum Crew, and Dave Danhi’s Grilled Cheese Truck.
  16. The Other Critics
    Gold Crowns a New BBQ King; Patrick Kuh Picks 2010’s Best New RestaurantsLos Angeles magazine puts Lazy Ox Canteen at the top of its list, while Capo vets do brisket and beef ribs just right in Van Nuys.
  17. Inside Chefs
    Really? No L.A. Chefs Will Fess Up to Eating Frozen Burritos?Michael McCarty simply whips up a lobster and Iberico ham during his downtime.
  18. Brunch
    Eva Rolls Out Unlimited Mimosas at Sunday BrunchMark Gold endows his dressed-up brunch dishes with simple names. “A piece of meat” anyone?
  19. Foodievents
    What to Eat at Barbara Fairchild’s Farewell Tour Dinner at EvaFairchild held her last birthday dinner at the restaurant, so chef-owner Mark Gold is returning the favor with a celebration feast.
  20. Bureaucracy Bites
    Who on Earth is Restaurant Rainmaker ‘Fast Eddie?’“They call him ‘Fast Eddie.’ Where I was stonewalled, he was able to get answers,” Two bits Market owner Brandi Lozano tells BlogDowntown.
  21. The Other Critics
    Gold Deposits 99 Essential Eats for 2010; Virbila Enjoys The YardGold drops a few big names from his annual list of must-eats, while L.A. Times likes The Yard, but still gives it just one-and-a-half stars.
  22. Happy Birthday
    Chef Super Group Rallies for Eva’s First Birthday MenuChefs from Spago, Providence, and Melisse, along with Walter Manzke, are celebrating by cooking with owner Mark Gold.
  23. Lists
    Zagat Unleashes Its 2011 Survey On L.A.The guide doesn’t screw up the food truck trend this year, and mostly keeps it correct.
  24. The Other Critics
    Virbila Finds Chaya Venice Better Than Before; Gold Still Gaga for GuelaguetzaChef Yuichi Natori steps up the seafood at a popular beachside sushi spot, while a K-Town Mexican legend now has a huge screen to go with its famous moles.
  25. Sunday Suppers
    Cecconi’s Starts Sunday Family SuppersAndrea Caviliere plans two new pasta and pizza courses each week at a great price.
  26. Menus
    Marche Adopts Its Own Sunday SupperGary Menes embraces L.A.’s recurring dining trend.
  27. User’s Guide
    What’s New at dineLA Restaurant WeekA chance to try the city’s latest arrives again at a discount.
  28. Lists
    How to Enjoy Virbila’s Favorite Meals and Lie to Mozza’s FaceThe Times critic recalls her best dining experiences with some useful inside info.
  29. The Other Critics
    Irene Loves Eva; Gold Reveals KiyokawaEva scores with The L.A. Times and L.A. Weekly finds a low-key sushi master.
  30. Re-openings
    Winter Shifts Our Obsessions to Three Re-OpeningsWith Bouchon now open, all eyes are on three big re-openings.
  31. The Other Critics
    Gold’s Reptilian Brain Gets Goosed by BP Oysterette; Eva Seduces The L.A.BP Oysterette gets a Gold star, and Eva is pleasing to Ms. Virbila.
  32. The Other Critics
    Studio at Montage Laguna Beach Scores with L.A. Times; L.A. Mag Feels Split onS. Irene Virbila enjoys the views and food at Studio at Montage, and L.A. Mag is undecided on Warren Schwartz’ new place.
  33. Openings
    What to Eat at Mark Gold’s Eva Restaurant, Grand Open TonightChef Mark Gold finally has a restaurant to call his own.