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18 Dec

A Familiar Face Cooks Up Surprising Japanese Fare in Beverly Hills – Eater LA

In Uncategorized by John Murawski / December 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Plus a legal ruling on service charges, and a secret deli pop-up

Japanese in Beverly Hills



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24 Oct

Compartés is opening a new shop and chocolate factory in Hancock Park – LA Times

In Uncategorized by John Murawski / October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

“This is Willy Wonka for 2020.”“This is Willy Wonka for 2020.”

Jonathan Grahm is standing in the middle of his new Compartés chocolate shop in Hancock Park on a recent morning, beaming. He sweeps his hands in front of him, gesturing to a chocolate factory behind a 60-foot floor-to-ceiling glass wall.Jonathan Grahm is standing in the middle of his new Compartés chocolate shop in Hancock Park on a recent morning, beaming. He sweeps his hands in front of him, gesturing to a chocolate factory behind a 60-foot floor-to-ceiling glass wall.



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07 Feb

Fiona – Eater LA

In Uncategorized by John Murawski / February 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pie Queen Nicole Rucker’s Fairfax Restaurant Feels Like an LA Touchpoint

Rucker and Shawn Pham team up for something special

Nicole Rucker is living in her dream at Fiona, an airy first standalone space for the star baker, situated right on Fairfax. Fiona is part pie and bread shop, part morning sweets destination, and — more than a little bit — part home for Shawn Pham, who’s leading the full food menu with what could be some of the city’s most creative new dishes.



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16 Jan

Superba + Rossoblu – Eater LA

In Uncategorized by John Murawski / January 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The 16 Hottest Brunch Spots in Los Angeles, January 2019

The newest places to grab weekend brunch

There’s nothing better than a great brunch to either kick off or cap the weekend’s festivities. Saturday and Sunday mornings (and often into the afternoons) are prime time for weekend dining warriors to grab a bloody mary, mimosa, or bellini, because, well, if there isn’t booze, brunch is just a late breakfast.



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04 Dec

Rossoblu – Eater LA

In Restaurant Construction,Uncategorized by John Murawski / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Rossoblu Returns to Action Tomorrow After Fire Damaged Kitchen in September

Plus the water sommelier leaves the Patina group and the Denny’s windmill is back in action

Rossoblu is back


After a kitchen fire took out Rossoblu’s operation for nearly the entire fall back on September 13, the Downtown Italian restaurant is finally ready to return tomorrow evening. Here’s what founders Steve and Dina Samson had to say about the temporary closure, which certainly lasted longer than they had originally thought:



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