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  1. Video Feed
    Watch David Myers Explain the Inspiration Behind Hinoki & the Bird in L.A.The kaiseki-inspired restaurant, which opened in January, has already landed on several critics’ annual “best of” lists.
  2. Coming Soon
    David Myers Hatching Hinoki & The Bird on Century City This DecemberFormer Sona chef and future Top Chef contestant Kuniko Yagi will helm the kitchen.
  3. The Other Critics
    Sotto Spotted in The New York TimesThe travel Section traces Steve Samson and Zach Pollack’s path from Grace to Pico.
  4. David Myers
    How David Myers Draws Inspiration From ParisThe Comme Ca chef cites his favorite street meat and macarons in The City of Lights.
  5. Openings
    Mezze Opens Tonight, See The Test MenuWe already want to try the poached egg shakshouka.
  6. Openings
    Micah Wexler Opens Mezze Next MondayThe Joel Robuchon vet plans an homage to the recipes and flavors of Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Israel, and Morocco in the former home of David Myer’s Sona.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Gjelina Adding Take-Out Depot; Mezze Opening in Late-MarchIs Gjelina without all eyes on your $700 yoga pants still going to be in-demand?
  8. The Other Critics
    J. Gold Does Dan Dan Right at Chaun Yu Noodle Town; Wolfgang Zweiner Wastes L.A.The intricacies of the Chinese noodles apparently “can tear families apart,” while Wolfgang’s Steakhouse get shredded by S. Irene Virbila.
  9. Mediavore
    Xiomara Chef Replaces Herself; HomeGirl, Boa, and Ford’s In At LAXThe Latin menu will change to more market-driven Cali cuisine, while a few local restaurants will expand top the airport.
  10. Coming Soon
    Micah Wexler’s Mezze Taking Over Sona SpaceA menu encompassing several countries continues L.A.’s blossoming scene of modern Middle Eastern.
  11. Empire Building
    The Comme Ca Burger Goes InternationalDavid Myers makes his first move overseas with two new restaurants in Japan.
  12. Empire Building
    David Myers Opening Restaurant at Hollywood & Vine in 2011His restaurant group spends $7.21 million on two spaces, possibly to bring his Michelin-starred Sona back.
  13. Temporary Closings
    Say ‘So Long’ and ‘Sayonara’ to Sona This SaturdayHow did David Myers’ restaurant fall so far in the last nine months?
  14. Sourcing Scrapes
    Myers and Casanova Agree: ‘Less is More’ in Menu SourcingTwo L.A. chefs take different sides of the sourcing-on-menus argument.
  15. Hatchi Happenings
    Sona’s Kuniko Yagi Hits Breadbar’s Hatchi DinnerA one-night dinner will be one of SoCal’s last opportunities to have Sona’s chef de cuisine to itself.
  16. Closings
    David Myers Will Close SonaThe Comme Ca owner promises a new location of his flagship in 2011.
  17. Start Choppin’
    Gourmet Butcher Lands on Los Feliz BlockMarried Sona alums bring Angus, sushi quality fish, and rare cuts.
  18. Lists
    StarChefs Picks Which L.A. Chefs To Keep Your Eyes OnL.A.’s rising talent in the kitchen and behind the concepts are named.
  19. Openings
    What to Eat at The Lazy Ox Canteen, Opening Tomorrow DowntownChef Centeno is back with a new Downtown restaurant.
  20. Thanksgiving
    How Chefs Are Spending Thanksgiving DayChefs share their Thanksgiving dinner plans.
  21. Menus
    Sona Still Celebrating Its Seventh BirthdaySona stretches its birthday greatest hits prix-fixe through 2009.
  22. Dinners
    Sona Celebrates Seven Years with Greatest Hits Tasting MenuSona, recently rumored to shutter, will celebrate seven years this month with a special dinner menu.
  23. Openings
    Will Bastide Be A Bistro, a Bookstore, or Even Bastide?As Bastide sets to return, big changes are taking root.
  24. Oenophile
    Former BIN 8945 Owner Restructures Vertical Wine BarBIN 8945’s former owner is out to pimp Vertical Wine Bar.
  25. Endangered
    Say It Ain’t Sona ClosingDavid Myers’ Sona has lost its management group, leading to rumors of a closing.
  26. Foodievents
    What to Eat When Sona Welcomes David Myers HomeSona will be the last stop on a famous chef world tour.
  27. Rants
    L.A. Not on Huff’s Best Local Foods ListHuff Post gives L.A. restaurants the slip on local food.