Say what you will about how the Los Angeles Unified School District is handling the ongoing investigation into Miramonte Elementary school, but news that the state Commission on Teacher Credentialing has suspended the teaching credential of former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Martin Springer is wholly to be expected. more › Excerpt from: Well, Duh: State Yanks Credentials for Both Miramonte Teachers Accused of Lewd Acts On Students
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DOWNTOWN— LAmag reports that a Medieval-themed restaurant called Excalibur opened yesterday across from the Staples Center on Figueroa. According to Facebook the eatery offers “an old-world dining experience” and “guests are encouraged to transform into a knight or fair maiden by dressing in costumes provided in-house and digging into family-style, mouth-watering feasts with their bare hands .” The menu . [LAmag, Facebook] MID-CITY— Did you know that Playa is offering a secret menu through March 31? The three course meal costs $37 and is offering during dinner service. [EaterWire] TORRANCE— Menchie’s froyo opens at Rolling Hills Plaza on February 11. Free froyo for all from 11AM-1PM. [EaterWire] SANTA MONICA— Brad Metzger of Restaurant Solutions has organized a pricey benefit dinner in support of Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra. The meal takes place on March 18, 6:30PM, at the Restaurant Solutions test kitchen and costs $750 (apparently $650 of that is tax deductible) per person with 15 seats open. The evening includes passed appetizers made by chefs Josiah Citrin (Melisse), Zoe Nathan (Huckleberry), Evan Funke (formerly of Rustic Canyon), and Raphael Lunetta (Jiraffe) followed by a two-course dinner with wine pairings by Baribault Family. RSVP here. [EaterWire] The rest is here: EaterWire : Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa’s Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie’s, More!
Click here to view the full photogallery. VENICE— Poke-Poke , situated in that cluster of three food windows off the Venice Boardwalk, has relocated one stall over. Into its former space comes Chicago Nick’s , a meat sandwich spot serving the above pictured menu. Bread is supposedly shipped in from Chi-Town. [EaterWire] ATLANTA— Remember the defunct Naan Stop food truck? LAW reports that owners/brothers Neal and Samir Idnani plan to open a restaurant this year in the Decatur or Emory vicinity featuring items off the truck’s menu. [LAW] SANTA MONICA— Today through Sunday, Silver Lake’s Forage restaurant pops up at Art Los Angeles Contemporary from 11AM to 7PM selling salads, sandwiches, and desserts. [EaterWire] View post: EaterWire : Chicago Nick’s in Venice, Naan Stop to Atlanta, More!
HOLLYWOOD— From foie to… paella? LAW reports that chef Ludo Lefebvre will prepare paella on December 11 from 5-8PM at Domaine LA . Two paellas and a flight of five wines selected by Spanish importer Jos
Click here to view the full photogallery. VENICE— Over the weekend ChocoVivo , that specialty small-batch “bean to bar” chocolate shop, launched its new boutique and tasting room on Abbot Kinney. There’s not a whole lot to the space, a few natural wood stools for seating, plus some bars, butters, and cocoa powers sold inside. [EaterWire] VENICE— Craig Weiss says that Local 1205 will open on November 18 . [EaterWire] UNIVERSAL CITY— A major remodel is going down at The Casting Office Bar & Grill . Annddd, a new owner is in place. Please welcome in Scott Brown . [EaterWire] Visit link: EaterWire: ChocoVivo Opens, Local 1205 Debuting Nov 18, MORE!
BH/COSTA MESA— Home-making queen Martha Stewart appears at Williams-Sonoma in BH (339 North Beverly Drive) on November 3 at 10:30AM to sign copies of Martha’s Entertaining: A Year of Celebrations . On the same day at 6PM she will both perform a cooking demo and sign copies of the aforementioned at Macy’s South Coast Plaza. [EaterWire] WLA/HOLLYWOOD— Word on the street is that seasonal small batch ice cream boutique Sweet Rose Creamery , located in the Brentwood Country Mart, will open new locations in West LA and Hollywood. No word on timeline. [EaterWire] VEGAS— Starting tomorrow David Spero ’s Tableau , the haute breakfast and lunch spot inside Wynn’s Tower Suites, will undergo a temporary shutter. As part of a larger master renovation plan, the Tower Suites’ lobby will also be refreshed and VIP guests will find check-in and concierges relocated to the former Alex space while the renovations are completed through Christmas. — DM VENICE— That chef-powered “12 Chefs, 12 Months, 12 Charities” pop-up at Joe’s in Venice kicks off November 10 with Walter Manzke of the coming R
Paris Hilton looked lovely in a pink and black maxi dress and she was feeling fan friendly on her way into a medical building in Beverly Hills, California on October 26th, 2011. View post: Paris Hilton Looks Lovely on the Way to Visit Her Dentist
MID-CITY WEST— GrubStreet reports that Third Street newbie The Churchill is already losing Chef Jason Tuley. Taking his place is Chef Spencer Johnston . [GS] HOLLYWOOD— Yes, they went there. Vintage Enoteca is offering wine pairings with candy corn, M&M’s, Snickers and Skittles all weekend. The tastings are $25 a pop Friday through Halloween night. [EaterWire] DOWNTOWN— Another truck goes brick & mortar. Dos Chinos , an Orange County-based food truck, has just opened a permanent spot downtown on Hill and 11th. As the name suggests, this spot serves Asian-inspired street food. Thai, Vietnamese, and Korean flavors are featured on tacos, plates, fries and desserts. [EaterWire] See more here: EaterWire: The Churchill’s New Chef, Dos Chinos Opens Downtown