LA’s Colourful Out of doors Mercado Olympic Is a Downtown Meals Paradise
The LA Times has put together a big change in the Piñata District’s long-running outdoor market, known to many as the Mercado Olympic. The block-length street scene has everything from vendors selling toys, jewelry, and dried chilies to one-of-a-kind food stalls selling churros, tacos, drinks, and just about anything under the sun. Read the full piece.
Former 213 Hospitality (now Pouring With Heart) has taken over some prominent bars in Downtown LA, including the Fountain and Spring Street Bar. This company bought from both the ABC group of restaurants and bars.
Smoke for one thing
Maple Block Meat Co. is hosting a grand outdoor cookout on August 11th for the benefit of the Los Angeles Food Bank, and Billy Harris and Phil Rosenthal will be in attendance. For $ 145, you’ll find drinks, as well as sausages, smoked ribs, chicken, pork ribs, and more.
Dunkin Donuts has opened a new location in Compton. The point of sale at 2232 S. Central Avenue has a thoroughfare and is open daily from early morning to evening.
Olson’s Scandinavian Deli is hoping to raise the much-needed cash to keep it open on Pico Boulevard. The restaurant has been a mid-city staple for more than 70 years. With business weak and costs soaring, the owners are looking for $ 50,000 to make some changes, including adding beer, wine, and brunch.
Rumor has it
Both Philz and Sweetgreen reportedly travel down the valley and land on the former Marrakech restaurant development site on Ventura Boulevard west of Coldwater Canyon.
Open to business
The Santa Monica Proper Hotel’s rooftop Calabra restaurant is now open. Expect Chef Kaleo Adams to bring together lounge dishes from across the Mediterranean.