Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Week


The Economist recommends that Americans eat bugs and LA readily complies. Next up: a bidding war for the movie rights.

  • Drink Depository: Bank of Venice Open now

    The crew behind Venice Ale house brings comfort dishes from bangers & mash to meatloaf (plus two dozen local wines) to the corner space formerly inhabited by Code.

    80 Windward Ave., Venice (310-450-5222)

  • Unreserved: Federal Bar Open now

    The North Hollywood gastropub opens a new location with another lengthy list of local beers on tap, plus chipotle franks and patties topped with pickled habanero (pictured).

    102 Pine Ave., Long Beach (562-435-2000)

  • Roll Out: Petty Cash Taqueria Opens this week

    If the last time you had a good cricket taco was never, that problem has now been solved. But we'll stick with pig-ear nachos, pork ceviche, and beer-battered bass. 

    7360 Beverly Blvd., Fairfax (323-933-5300)

  • Sartorial Standing: Orphic Open now

    Get a silk-lined tuxedo jacket or a black leather duster worthy of an action hero at this goth-tinged gallery/shop.

    9030 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood (424-278-1479)

  • Half-Baked: TWIST Opens today

    A new morning-after go-to spot serving up bacon & eggs on cheddar biscuits and brisket-stuffed brioche.

    344 S. La Brea, Mid-City West (323-938-9478)

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