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Silver Lake

  1. Reopenings
    Back Door is Back for More!The cafe had to move to Sunland, but it wins the war with its former landlord, who is still searching for a tenant.
  2. Remember When?
    Before Stonewall, There Was Black Cat in Silver LakeThe bar was the site of an eerily similar incident in 1967, though the opposition movement was largely overlooked.
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    8 Oz. Burger Bar Closes; More German Places Planned City-WideThe craze for German clones is sort of like 3-D. By the time Wurstkuche hits the Westside, everyone will probably be over it already.
  4. Slideshow
    First Look at The Bar at Cliff’s, Open Tomorrow at Cliff’s EdgeThe romantically renovated space will replace The Dining Room at Cliff’s with classic cocktails and crostini.
  5. Trimmings
    Intimacy Be Damned, Cafe Stella Hopes to ExpandBut the good news is there could be booze!
  6. Empire Building
    Square One Tavern Taking Over SiLa Bistro SpaceThe Los Feliz breakfast favorite plans an expansion to a dinner and weekend brunch restaurant.
  7. Crime Scenes
    LAPD Bomb Squad Called to Silver Lake’s Coffee TableThe device, which looked like a pipe bomb but proved to be a fake, was attached to the restaurant’s gas meter.
  8. Temporary Closings
    Rambutan’s Beer Bar Temporarily ClosedThe bar promises to reopen the second it gets its papers together.
  9. Quote of the Day
    Ricky Piña Asks You To Hold The LemonThe owner of Ricky’s Fish tacos shares his biggest pet peeve.
  10. Closings
    SiLa Bistro Signals An End, Owners Hint at Rosemary CafeSomehow the restaurant survived the Chris Hora debacle to make it another year.
  11. Openings
    Berlin Currywurst Invades Sunset Junction Minus a Key IngredientAll sausages and no beer. Are we really expected to drink chocolate milk with this?
  12. Menus
    What to Drink at Rambutan’s New Beer BarOnly in L.A. would there be a Thai restaurant with some sort of South Dakota sticks-theme and a menu of Southern food.
  13. Strip Search
    Strip Search: Sunset Blvd., Silver LakeWhere to find ceviche, Vietnamese, and Southwest-influence Mexican cuisine in the bulls-eye of hipsterdom.
  14. Coming Soon
    Echo Park’s Phoenix Bakery Reborn as Red HillThe restaurant will focus on the varied cultures of the city, but bucks the fusion label.
  15. L.A. Diet
    The Beer Chicks Obsessively Eat Pickles and Have a Craft Brew for Almost Every“We always drink, like, waaay too much coffee and sometimes we go to ‘the bad place’ with it.”
  16. Empire Building
    LA Mill Taking on Intelligentsia in Caffeinated Plot for National DominationWith its obsessive standards and Cimarusti-stamped menu, LA Mill is one local we’re definitely not ashamed to see repping us outside of our own borders.
  17. Mediavore
    Giada and John Mayer Deny Canoodling; Spaceland Will Close in MarchA Silver Lake institution will be scrapped for a dance club, while the Food Network star shoots down a rumored tryst with a rock star.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    Hollywood’s Noir Wine Bar Goes Back To Shabu Shabu; Susan Feniger Cooks atA wine bar doesn’t work on LaBrea, so owners go back to the original barely-working concept, while Susan Feniger’s Street team holds a demo and tasting in Santa Monica.
  19. Empire Building
    Cafe 50’s Expands To East HollywoodThe fourth, super-spiffy location of the Fifties franchise doesn’t change much from the original.
  20. Make It Hot
    Malo Tries To Burn Your Face Off Today With ‘Ghost Pepper’ SalsaThe Silver Lake toys with bhut jolokia, known as the world’s hottest chili pepper.
  21. Neighborhood Watch
    Dante’s Fried Chicken Hits The Road; Asakuma and Bossa Nova CloseTrans-Atlantic African cuisine is delivered from a former nightlife promoter and L.A. loses a Japanese stalwart and one link in a Brazilian chain.
  22. Superlatives
    Where Trader Joe’s Turns Into ‘The Pits of Hell’The “loop method” is to blame for the grocer’s hard-to-handle parking situations.
  23. Mediavore
    Lohan Laps Up Jell-O in Jail; Snack Food Chases Chelsea’s WeddingRumors fly about an incarcerated actresses’ diet, while Chelsea Clinton busts out the junk in the wee hours.
  24. Closings
    Vinolio and Ursa Both End Their Short LivesTwo restaurants call it quits after less than a year, though one has gone through at least four chefs.
  25. Neighborhood Watch
    Concern Foundation Block Party Held Tomorrow in Hollywood; Marina Del Rey NotThe 36th annual event will feature restaurants like Lawry’s, Little Dom’s, and Grill on the Alley, while a certain smoothie shop definitely won’t make it.
  26. Empire Building
    Spice Station Santa Monica Hoping For Weekend Soft-OpenThe store will closely resemble Silver Lake’s, with the addition of an organics section and line of sugars.
  27. Loco for Locavores
    How to Forage Again at ForageUrban-farmers are now offered state certification through the restaurant’s Home Grower’s Circle.
  28. Neighborhood Watch
    Te’Kila Coming to Hollywood; Playoff Menus Hit DowntownSample 100 tequilas from the Room Group or sip a “Bynamite” at Staples Center.
  29. Quote-of-the-Day
    How Barbrix’s Chef Got Saved from CollegeDon Dickman meandered through college before finding his calling in the kitchen.
  30. Life Is But a Dram
    Where to Drink like Good ‘Ole U.S. Profiteers and ProstitutesBobby Green pleads a historical case for whiskey and rye.
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    Zip Fusion Fam Opens K-Town BBQ Downtown; FuXion Truck Finds a Home in Mid-CityJason Ha opens an all-you-can-eat joint and a food truck parks it.
  32. Mediavore
    Woman Shot at Ginger Grass; Ron Jeremy Lands on Food T.V.A porn star shoots food porn and a purse-snatching at a Silver Lake restaurant leaves three victims injured.
  33. Health Concerns
    Forage Forced to Stop ForagingThe Silver Lake restaurant revises its strategies after The Health Department labels its food sources uncertified.
  34. Openings
    Thirsty Crow Bourbon Bar Opening in Former Stinker’s SpaceA hyper-specific spirit bar comes from Bigfoot Lounge’s owners.
  35. Mediavore
    How Health Care Legislation Affects Restaurants; Spice Station and Forage MakeWith health care reform comes adjustment for the restaurant industry, and two Silver Lake caterers have a symbiotic relationship.
  36. Neighborhood Watch
    Mozza Installs an Edible Garden; Lamill and Huckleberry Get BoozyHollywood’s hottest Italian has a new attraction and two restaurants acquire liquor licenses.
  37. Truckin’
    Monthly Food Truck Block Party Begins Saturday in Silver LakeA design and crafts market will team with the city’s biggest food trend.
  38. Foodievents
    Where to Eat ‘SunGay Brunch’Out & About is bringing food into its tours for the first time.
  39. Openings
    What to Eat and Sell at Forage, Open in Silver LakeA new locavore restaurant wants your food to cook with.
  40. Hora! Hora! Hora!
    Chris Hora Starts Cooking at SiLaBohemian-inspired food is now being served for brunch and dinner.
  41. Lunch
    What to Eat at Domenico’s New LunchComfort dishes and a small wine list are added in Silver Lake.
  42. City Harvests
    Where to Become an Organic Urban FarmerSilver Lake Farms offers affordable, comprehensive classes for home gardeners.
  43. Openings
    Chris Hora Changes New Bistro Name to ‘Oral’Oral will still serve Bohemian food despite skepticism.
  44. Trimmings
    Stinkers Selling Skunk Decor to RemodelAn auction will take place February 9th.
  45. Previews
    Chef Chris Hora Plans His Own Silver Lake RestaurantA Puck alum returns to SoCal with a Bohemian menu.
  46. Gadgets
    iPhone Explores the ‘East Side’How far does a new restaurant app go on the iPhone?
  47. Previews
    Bloody Bill Plans Cajun Cooking at Fatty’sWilliam Annesley will bring us Cajun barbecue next year.
  48. Flood Damage
    Water Pipe Bursts Outside of El Cid, Flooding Sunset and Customer CarsA flood that began in a Sunset Blvd. restaurant has lead to street clsures and car damage in Silver Lake.
  49. Endangered
    Sunset Strip Venues Hit Hard Times, Key Club Denies It’s DoneA classic destination for live music is threatened.
  50. Empire Building
    Gobi Mongolian BBQ Grand Opens in Silverlake; Big Wangs Aims DowntownGobi Mongolian and Big Wang’s have new restaurant plans.
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