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  1. Openings
    What to Eat at Farmshop, Now Open in LarkspurThe new restaurant from a decade-long vet of the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group sounds promising.
  2. Leftovers
    Josef Centeno Opening Orsa & Winston; Brooklyn Water Bagel Debuts in WestchesterThe Baco Mercat chef sets his sights on a third Downtown restaurant.
  3. Leftovers
    New Menu at Spice Table; Open House at FarmShop on SundayChef Bryant Ng’s new roster of dishes was inspired by a recent trip to Southeast Asia.
  4. L.A. Diet
    Chef Jeremy Fox Has a Salad Habit, Prefers Diners to Trendy Restaurants“I’ve never really been into salads. I grew up on fast food, but I’m 36 now, and it doesn’t make me feel so good anymore.”
  5. Foodievents
    San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Market Coming to Farmshop This FridayFarm-to-checkout innovator Sam Mogannam is coming to sign his book over four courses of fresh spring cuisine.
  6. We All Scream
    Tequila and Ice Cream, United at LastL.A. Creamery and Casa Noble Tequila have teamed up for a single-barrel-aged reposado flavor.
  7. Foodievents
    Colman Andrews Coming to Farmshop Next WeekThe writer will hit Brentwood to sign his new book over four-courses.
  8. Openings
    Farmshop Opens The Market in BrentwoodJeff Cerciello puts all hands on deck for his combination store, butcher, and bakery.
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Eagle Rock Brewery Bottles Equinox; El Chapin To Reopen as The HighlandThe sour ale marks only the second of the brewing company’s bottled ales on the market.
  10. The Other Critics
    S. Irene Virbila Looks Back on 2011’s Best; Gold Spies Curly FriesElsewhere, Jonathan Gold targets Bryant Ng’s Spice Table as the bulls-eye of L.A.’s coherent new dining scene.
  11. Openings
    Jeffrey Cerciello Ready to Farm in MarinThe restauranteur is bringing his popular Santa Monica eatery, Farmshop, to Marin.
  12. Foodies With Benefits
    Over 50 Blogs and Restaurants Unite for Eat My Blog, This SaturdayAn early appearance will be made by the baked goods at Amy Pressman’s Short Cake.
  13. The Other Critics
    Kuh Cheers on Son of a Gun; Shatkin Cruises The Kosher CorridorAnd S. Irene Virbila loves having dinner at Farmshop, even if the tables are looking a little bare.
  14. Dinner
    Dinner’s Really On at Farmshop, Starting TomorrowSundays will be reserved for the chef’s famous fried chicken.
  15. Dinner
    Dinner Is (Finally) Coming to Farmshop!Jeff Cerciello snags his liquor license and wins the battle with his Brentwood neighborhood foes.
  16. Caffeine Combat
    Science, Sweets, and Coffee Beans To Unite at Downtown’s DemitasseA laboratory feel and chocolate truffles paired to every bean are just the start of this cafe’s plan to differentiate itself from the competition.
  17. Neighborhood Watch
    Chimu Opens at Grand Central Market; Tacos Por Favor ExpandingDowntown has a new Peruvian, while the Westside’s prized taqueria will double down with a second neighborhood location.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    Soul Daddy Comes to Hollywod; Jason Michaud Plans Peruvian Chimu in DowntownThe winner of America’s Next Great Restaurant sets up shop in the famous tourist district.
  19. The Other Critics
    Jonathan Gold Opts for Robata Jinya’s Ramen; Ecco’s Pizzas Please S. IreneStrangely, it’s not the robata that wows L.A.’s number-one critic at Robata Jinya.
  20. Celebrity Settings
    Angelina Jolie Shops at Whole Foods; Elton John Hits E. BaldiA star-packed week for restaurants after The Golden Globes.
  21. Deals
    Old Timey Prices at Country Mart This FridayHowever, everything at FarmShop will still be a zillion dollars.
  22. The Other Critics
    Brad A. Johnson and Virbila Scope Scarpetta; Gold Entranced by Salt’s CureJeff Cerciello’s fries are cult-worthy, cries the L.A. Weekly, while Angeleno and L.A. Times are both sold on Scott Conant’s $24 spaghetti.
  23. Openings
    Proof, Yet Another New Bakery, Opens in AtwaterDid the crumbling of Le Crossaint create some sort of power-vacuum in the world of L.A. bakeries or something?
  24. Lunch
    FarmShop Starts Lunch and Plans To Bring A Bit of Ad Hoc Home to BrentwoodThe chef will recreate his fried chicken dinners from the Yountville restaurant every Sunday.
  25. Menus
    It’s Breakfast Time at FarmShopThe morning dishes are a little pricier than usual, but carefully sourced with NorCal-imported product.
  26. Superlatives
    Best Pie or Pie in the Face?A list of L.A.’s best pies loses focus while omitting some great bakeries.
  27. Slideshows
    A Look at What FarmShop Brings to Brentwood for BreakfastBrunch and lunch will be served next week, but Jeff Cerciello is currently making his own pastries in the early hours.
  28. Coming Soon
    FarmShop Bakery Will Open Friday, Potentially Saving Brentwood Country MartThe restaurant might open its bakery, but a controversy is looming with neighbors.
  29. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Pop-Up Pie Shop Springs on Pie-Eyed L.A. TonightMachine Project’s Echo Park space turns into a one-night pie shop to showcase baker Sarah Williams.
  30. Raw Bars
    District Adds Oyster Bar, Won’t Stop Until It Has EverythingA trend is building where restaurants are more than just restaurants, adding butchers, bakers, and bivalves.
  31. Sweet Things
    Jeff Cerciello Lets Us Eat Cake Before FarmShop OpensThe Keller vet is cooking pies and cakes for Thanksgiving for a first taste of his forthcoming bakery.
  32. Menus
    Don’t Get Too Attached: A Look at Eveleigh’s Opening MenuDon’t fall in love quite yet, as tweaks are expected on the seasonal menu of gastropubby cuts and sustainable seafood.
  33. Openings
    Opening Update: Scarpetta Serves on Monday, FarmShop Delayed, and MoreScot Conant will have a mostly original menu to fit West Coast tastes.
  34. Coming Soon
    FarmShop’s Finally Coming In The Next Few WeeksJeff Cerciello’s super-sourced, Brentwood bucolic will open with executive chef Joshua Drew in the kitchen.
  35. USer’s Guide
    Fall Restaurant Preview: Where and What To EatL.A.’s fall’s openings are exciting enough to distract us from Nancy Silverton burgers and Michael Voltaggio’s plans.
  36. Openings
    Caffe Luxxe Opens At Brentwood Country MartThe options at Brentwood Country Mart are certainly improving on Reddi-Chik.
  37. Neighborhood Watch
    Muertos Tacos To Live in Boyle Heights; BevMo Opening Three New City Stores ThisCook’s Tortas’ owner has a new concept and a super-sized liquor spreads out this weekend.
  38. Previews
    Jeff Cerciello Will Open Brentwood’s FarmShop in JulyFarmShop will be both a market and restaurant in The Brentwood Country Mart.