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Venice (la)

  1. Closings
    Del’s Lemonade Melts on Lincoln, But Keeps Truckin’The imported Rhode Island favorite fails to gain demand in Venice.
  2. R.I.P.
    French Market Cafe Owner Dies in AccidentPatrice Martinez had died in a motorcycle accident in South America.
  3. Coming Soon
    Le Zinque Strives to Link to Abbot Kinney’s Trendier SideA wine and coffee bar will revel in French atmosphere and small plates, bringing a more grown-up alternative to weekend shenanigans at The Brig.
  4. Truckin’
    Bigfoot Brings Food Trucks Back to Abbot-KinneyA new parking lot for food trucks is going to be tested on January 8th? Will it work? Eh, probably not.
  5. Truckin’
    Three More Months: Food Truck Ban Extended on Abbot Kinney First FridaysThe backlash against food trucks continues in Venice and could become permanent.
  6. Gone to Seed
    Seed Introduces a Happy Meal to Buck All BansEric Lechasseur’s vegetarian meal-set for kids might even be good enough for the NorCal food police.
  7. Parking Lot Prospector
    Bukkake Noodles at O-Udon; Bun Noodles and Birria Unite at XoiaO.C. Weekly does Japanese in Fountain Valley, while the Echo Park fusion introduces a new Mexican-Asian dish.
  8. Truckin’
    Food Trucks To Be Diverted From The Sure-Footing of Abbot Kinney’s First FridaysA no-parking ordinance will seek to seize control of the monthly festival from omnipresent food trucks.
  9. Temporary Closings
    Axe Will Remain Shut for Two Months During Construction, And Then?Joanna Moore doesn’t exactly clear up her future plans when she talks about being open to “offers” at her Venice restaurant.
  10. Crime Scenes
    Which Venice Kitchen Might Be Responsible For The Mad Chef?We’d love to blame some yuppie that exploded in rage after waiting too long for a brunch table at Gjelina.
  11. Neighborhood Watch
    Chaya Brasserie Gets Ramsay Chef in 90210; Secret Codes Work at Hugo’s andHarutaka Kishi will revamp the menus for a reopening, while discounts serve those who can hold a secret in Atwater Village and Hollywood.
  12. Mediavore
    Iron Chef Michael Symon Buys Venice Loft; Randy Moss Pops His Top at aThe Ohio-based chef goes Hollywood, and the Vikings wide receiver may have been traded due to his outburst in front of eatery owners.
  13. Nieghborhood Watch
    Michael Cardenas Plans Toranoko in Little Tokyo; Gjelina Opening Take-Out PizzaMeanwhile, Native Foods will replace Culver City’s M cafe de Chaya.
  14. Slideshow
    What You Missed at Taste of Abbot-KinneyRain and a lack of food marred the event somewhat, though the street’s best restaurants performed in expected high-fashion.
  15. Foodies With Benefits
    Taste of Abbot Kinney Returns, Now With LudoTruck and FriendsEntry is free, but tastings at Joe’s, Jin Patisserie, N’Ice Cream, and others will cost you.
  16. Empire Building
    Wurstkuche Expanding to Venice’s Air ConditionedThe popular Downtown sausage-slinger will try to show Spoc’s and Broadway Alehouse how it’s done.
  17. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    First Look at Jamie Lauren’s New Beechwood MenuLauren has updated the gastro-pub with small plates, a new burger, and a few guest-appearances from Northern California product.
  18. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Top Chef Jamie Lauren Joins Venice’s BeechwoodAlready the chef has retooled the gastro-pub’s burger and promises a finished menu by the end of this weekend.
  19. Rumors
    Is Ado’s Owner Looking at Former Cache Space?A rumor is unleashed that a bar and nightlife scene could take over the former home of Schatzi and Cache.
  20. Menus
    What To Eat From High’s New MenuVenice’s Hotel Erwin grabs a Spago and Patina alum in an attempt to make its food match its views.
  21. Taco Town
    Benny’s Tacos Stays Up LateA new drive-through window allows the restaurant to serve past 10:00 P.M.
  22. Reopenings
    Ado Reopens; Axe Still ClosedAntoni Mure’s charming restaurant resurfaces with a new paint job.
  23. Empire Building
    Piccolo Expanding to Santa Monica With Hostaria Del PiccoloVenice’s best Italian will come to the Positano Apartments.
  24. Trimmings
    Brickhouse Kitchen Flies A Sign of the TimesWill new signage be enough to lure diners away from the wait at Joe’s?
  25. Empire Building
    Wacky Wok Opens in Westchester and MontroseAfter 25 years with a Venice store, a Chinese restaurant triples its presence.
  26. Takin’ It To The Streets
    Hawaiian Street Food Hits Venice BeachPacific Time helps end food truck ennui with Kalua pork sliders and beachside banh mi.
  27. Fire Damage
    Fires Force Ado and Axe To Close in VeniceAdo expects to open in another week, while Axe needs time to clean up smoke and water damage.
  28. Openings
    Venice Ale House Replaces Delizia with Sustainable Seafood and Market SaladsCould be the exact kind of committed, casual place the Boardwalk needs.
  29. Empire Building
    Te’Kila Opens Tuesday; Spacecraft Eyes Venice With ‘Windward’Kristopher Keith has six upcoming projects, including his first beach-front take-out restaurant.
  30. Truckin’
    The Machete Truck Attacks Abbot-KinneyCreepy drawings of Danny Trejo and fellow felon Lindsay Lohan are depicted on the flank.
  31. Mediavore
    Seafood Sourcing on Diners’ Minds; Police Draw Guns at Venice’s RawsomeSeafood restaurants are peppered with questions about food origins, while raw milk brings out police weapons.
  32. Openings
    Mr. Beef Struts Onto Muscle BeachChicago sends Venice a favorite beef dip sandwich and hot dog maker.
  33. Marketing Gimmicks
    L.A. Proves Great At Gaffling Honest TeaThe city scores 75%, a new low, on the company’s honor-system promotion.
  34. Mediavore
    Pepsi Plays Friendly With Coke Again; Fresh Water Could Be A Culprit in OysterAn old soda ad comes back while The Gulf oil spill might not have been as devastating to Louisiana oysters as the solution.
  35. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Top Chef’s Jamie Lauren Named Beechwood’s New Exec ChefDavid Reiss scores a culinary coup for Venice’s aging gastropub.
  36. Bloodless Victories
    Seed’s Faux Gras Scores With PETAChef Eric Lechasseur wins $1,000 in equipment and puts it on his menu.
  37. Blehtacular
    Nationalism and Sushi Unite at Chaya VeniceBe prepared for “stars and stripes” spicy tuna rolls and red, white, and blue martinis.
  38. Foodievents
    Got Milk? Transforming Venice To MootopiaBut might freebies on Fourth of July weekend turn it into Hell?
  39. Slideshow
    First Look at Benny’s Tacos, Now Open in VeniceTortillas are made to-order and meats are rotisserie grilled, already giving a leg-up on Campos.
  40. Chef Shuffles
    Brooke Williamson Bailing BeechwoodChefs are currently being auditioned for the Venice restaurant.
  41. Pizza Pizza
    Bonne Bouffe Welcomes Gluten-Free, Veggie-Heavy Pizza-RinaChef Rina asks organic pizza fans to trust her when ordering.
  42. Neighborhood Watch
    Jason Travi Joins O.C.’s Mesa; Forty Fish Found Dead in Echo Park LakeThe former Fraiche chef debuts a new menu in Costa Mesa and a mysterious tragedy befalls carp.
  43. Neighborhood Watch
    The Tar Pit Starts ‘Sunday Night Supper Club’ in Hollywood; Mooi Coming to EchoLive bands will fight for attention with Mark Peel’s plates and a popular food vendor starts its own store.
  44. User’s Guide
    Where to Eat and Drink by the Beach This SummerA look at the new and notable in eating in L.A.’s beach-towns, from Malibu to South Bay.
  45. Neighborhood Watch
    Rivera Coming to Grace Space; A Gjelina Brasserie?Downtown’s modern Mexican might come west while Travis Lett is rumored to be considering a new direction.
  46. Oenophile
    Two New Wine Bars Opening in Venice in 2010Both aim to provide a counterpoint to the city’s young nightlife.
  47. Openings
    Locanda Positano Opens in Marina del ReyFlorentine chef Massimo Denaro brings fresh fish and homemade pasta to Lincoln Blvd.
  48. Truckin’
    Cupcakes AGoGo Truck Hits Abbot-KinneyWill Abbot-Kinney be able to extend its backlash to this cute truck?
  49. Start Choppin’
    Where to Improve Your Knife SkillsAuthors Clifford A. Wright and Martha Rose Shulman will put twelve students under the blade on Cinco de Mayo.
  50. The Ohter Critics
    Elements Enchants Virbila; J Gold Deems Pal Cabron Muy ChingonBricia and Fernando Lopez score with their sandwiches and Onil Chibas pleases Irene in Pasadena.
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