Celebrity chef Todd English, who opened Olives inside Virgin Hotels in Vegas, told Eater Vegas he plans to open his flagship restaurant in the future in Los Angeles. English opened Olives in Boston in 1989, expanding to Bellagio in 1998 before closing permanently in 2018. Olives currently operates its new location in Vegas, as well as outlets in Abu Dhabi and the Bahamas, with plans to open new restaurants in New York and Dallas. English also operates the Beast Food Hall in Zone 15 west of the Vegas Strip. Olives specializes in wood-fired dishes and Italian dishes like veal with parmesan, wood-fired half-chicken, pappardelle with rabbit stew and flatbreads, which will fit into the current moment of renewal. calo-italian from Los Angeles.
In other news:
- Echo Park’s Mexico City-inspired mezcal bar, Bar Caló, is now open on Sundays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., making it a great hangout after the Dodger game or a great coda on the weekends. -end.
- the Los Angeles Times has a guide on what kind of food to take out in parks around Los Angeles.
- Supporters of the 26 Lincoln Heights Avenue Night Market gathered late yesterday to protest the area’s swift closure, demanding it reopen for vendors and visitors, writes Brittny Mejia of the Times.
- Did you know that B Sweet has live music every weekend right outside their bakery along Sawtelle every weekend? Yo Venice has a funny video of the scene.
- The City of Palm Springs will require vaccinations or negative tests from customers before entering indoor dining areas at restaurants. [LA Times]
- Redondo Beach and Culver City’s cafe Boy and the Bear is looking to expand in Pasadena along East Green Street, according to What Now LA.
- Mírame in Beverly Hills is offering a new three-course Sunday dinner for $ 40, served with the family starting this weekend. Get tickets on Tock.
- Fried chimichangas are the thing to get in Margi, which is next door to Afuri, Yess, and Guerrilla in the Arts District. Josh Lurie writes about the business of Marco Castelli and Jessica Rodriguez, which serves from a truck along Mateo Street, in The magazine.