Celebrity Dining: An open-air tasting menu at Redbird, Shaq’s Wing Showdown and a new chef at Little Pine


Celebrity Dining:

This week in dining recordsdata:

Balcony dining at Redbird

Downtown restaurant Redbird can assist a one evening, socially-distanced tasting menu dinner on the third ground balcony of the St. Viviana Cathedral on July 31. Dishes from chef Neal Fraser encompass caviar with panna cotta, Maine lobster curry and venison with summer squash. Tickets are $200 with an non-mandatory $a hundred and fifty wine pairing.

Hover Showdown

Off the Menu and Uber Eats have launched Hover Showdown, a digital food tournament where celebrities such as Shaquille O’Neal and Snoop Dogg partner with restaurants to offer their very possess big title flit recipes. L.A. restaurants such as Alta, Honey Kettle Fried Rooster, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Slab will providing the wings for offer by UberEats thru August 2.

Little Pine’s Novel Chef

Little Pine, the Silver Lake vegan restaurant opened by musician and music producer Moby in 2015, will reopen below fresh homeowners with a brand fresh chef later this month. Roberto Martin, a susceptible interior most chef employed by celebrities such as Tom Cruise and Elizabeth Taylor, will oversee a menu that aspects meatless takes on dishes such as picatta and flatbread pizza.

2870 Rowena Ave., Los Angeles, (323) 741-8148, littlepinerestaurant.com

Saturn NELA

Santa Cruz’s Saturn Cafe, a vegetarian-apt diner, has opened a branch in Eagle Rock for takeout and offer. Menu items encompass breakfast nachos, coconut cream pie French toast, crispy tofu sesame salad and a garlic French fry grilled cheese.

1958 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 274-4728, saturncafe.com

Paperback Brewing

Paperback Brewing is now start in Glendale for beer pickup orders. Head brewer David Zamborski, previously of San Francisco’s Twenty first Modification Brewery, is at the assist of a faucet list that entails a German-trend kolsch, a blonde ale and a hazy double IPA.

422 Magnolia Ave., Glendale, (818) 484-5079, paperback.la

Potato Chip Deli

Beverly Grove sandwich store Potato Chip Deli has opened a 2nd region in Culver Metropolis. The casual lunch space offers Italian frigid cuts, hen Milanese, pastrami and meatball sandwiches on ciabatta bread, plus a right quite loads of of bagged chips and cookies.

3835 Well-known St., Culver Metropolis, (310) 730-6499, potatochipsdeli.com


Damaged Spanish chef Ray Garcia has launched plans to originate a downtown-basically basically based fully offer idea called MILA (Made in L.A.). The “ghost kitchen” taqueria will be out there on critical offer apps, providing six forms of tacos such as carnitas or calabacitas (squash) and a handful of side dishes.


Noncompliance tickets

As fragment of a compliance opinion authorized final week, L.A. County Division of Successfully being inspectors can now disaster tickets carrying fines between $a hundred and $500 to restaurants no longer following veil and bodily distance guidelines. Inspectors could well disaster a 30-day permit suspension to restaurants with various violations

Ippudo Ramen

International ramen chain Ippudo has closed in Santa Monica after decrease than a One year. Ippudo in West Hollywood stays start for takeout and offer. Pasadena dumpling restaurant Dan Stylish Chinese language is predicted to start within the Santa Monica place quickly.


The Tripel

Cooks Brooke Williamson and Cut Roberts have closed the Tripel, their burger and beer restaurant, after 10 years in Playa del Rey.

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