• Santa Monica’s Highly Anticipated Jyan Isaac Bread Is Already Selling Out
    by Matthew Kang on September 24, 2021 at 9:26 pm

    Jyan Isaac Bread in Santa Monica. | Matthew Kang/Eater LA From home baker to pandemic bread specialist, Jyan Isaac is the toast of Santa Monica’s Ocean Park neighborhood By 12:30 p.m. today, its second day of business, Jyan Isaac Bread in Santa Monica had run out of everything except a few whole wheat oat loaves, Danish rye rugbrod, and a spelt pan loaf. Despite opening at 8 in the morning, the coveted sourdough loaves, baguettes, cinnamon raisin brioche, and bagels were either gone […]

  • 4 Restaurants to Try This Weekend in Los Angeles
    by Eater Staff on September 24, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    For a salsa dance party waiting to break out in Little Tokyo: Rumba Kitchen. | Matthew Kang Your handy guide on where to eat from the editors at Eater LA Every Friday our editors compile a trusty list of recommendations to answer the most pressing of questions: “Where should I eat?“ Here now are four places to check out this weekend in Los Angeles. And if you need some ideas on where to drink, check out the 21 Delightful Places to Sip Cocktails Outside in LA map. September 24, […]

  • New LA Taqueria Partners With Rajon Rondo to Support Downtown Women’s Center
    by Matthew Kang on September 24, 2021 at 5:03 pm

    Rajon Rondo when he was on the Lakers in 2020. | Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images Plus, a new California-style burrito to know about, and a barbecue festival in Culver City When three people who don’t have traditional experience in the restaurant industry fashion themselves into restaurateurs, one wonders how much traction it will get among average diners. Tacos AF has been open since June, serving street-style tacos with a very strong sense of social media marketing and […]

  • 42-Year-Old Santa Monica Breakfast Spot the OP Cafe Closes Forever This Weekend
    by Matthew Kang on September 23, 2021 at 10:46 pm

    The OP Cafe in Santa Monica. | The OP Cafe The pandemic forced the treasured Ocean Park restaurant to announce a permanent closure The OP Cafe, one of Los Angeles’s most popular daytime breakfast and lunch destinations, will be closing permanently this weekend after more than 40 years in business. Located inland in Santa Monica along Ocean Park Boulevard, the bright yellow wood facade building featured eggs, breakfast burritos, huevos rancheros, pancakes, and waffles in the morning, […]

  • 20 Marvelous Taiwanese Restaurants in Los Angeles
    by Cathy Chaplin on September 23, 2021 at 6:03 pm

    Beef noodle soup at Dai Ho in Temple City. | Cathy Chaplin Stinky tofu, green onion pancakes, and beef noodle soup The salty-sweet trademark of modern Taiwanese cuisine is a product of the island nation’s local indigenous flavors and outside culinary influences from China, Japan, and even America. Here in the Southland, Taiwanese restaurants dot nearly every corner of the city serving bowls of beef noodle soup, crisp green onion pancakes, and colorful boba drinks. From traditional […]