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Royal Claytons pub Carmen

Royal Clayton's Plans to Reopen on Spring

By David Markland — December 21, 2010 — 43 Comments

After five years in the Arts District, Royal Clayton's has closed, but the restaurant plans to reopen in the Historic Core during summer 2011.

Daily Dose

By Jenni Simcoe — December 16, 2010 — 7 Comments

Tucked away in an Arts District alley, soon-to-open eatery Daily Dose puts the focus on the ingredients that go into its food.

Cabbage Patch

By Jenni Simcoe — December 16, 2010 — 13 Comments

New 6th Street eatery is the third location for the ‘farm fresh fare’ chain based out of Beverly Hills.

LA Street Food Fest

By David Markland — December 09, 2010 — 4 Comments

A reality show is offering free food from a pair of food trucks for willing extras from 11am-2pm at 5th and Olive.

Angel City Brewing Eric Richardson

Downtown's New Brew

By Jenni Simcoe — December 01, 2010 — 15 Comments

Angel City Brewing's new home in the Arts District is a dream come true for Michael Bowe, but getting open inside the 1913 warehouse is quite a project.

5 Great Sandwiches: Spring St Mikey Wally

Five Great Sandwiches

By Jenni Simcoe — November 30, 2010 — 27 Comments

The quest for the perfect sandwich is never-ending, but these five just right bites stand out in a sea of possibilities.

Mignon's Santos Uy

By Michael F. Robleto — November 19, 2010 — 5 Comments

Wine aficionados know that exploration is a big part of the drink's appeal. A good wine bar helps navigate the shoals of unknown selections.


By Ed Fuentes — November 19, 2010 — 6 Comments

The Nickel Diner was used as a location for an H&R Block commercial, casting staff and locals to appear in the spot and providing the eatery with a new sign.

Salman Agah and Todd Giordanella

By Jenni Simcoe — November 17, 2010 — 8 Comments

Salman Agah and Todd Giordanella last month opened Toddy G's, their new Arts District pizzeria that shares a building with Tony's Saloon.

Chef Zi-Guo Chen

By Shannon Vasquez — November 17, 2010

At Thanksgiving, traditional customs get a makeover that fuses American traditions with Chinese cuisine.


By David Markland — November 12, 2010 — 17 Comments

A meeting with the health department today may determine the next steps for the popular Irish pub which was closed one month after opening.