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SIXTH + MILL PIZZERIA SERVES UP SOUTHERN ITALIAN FLAVORS IN DTLA’S ARTS DISTRICT

If you like pizza you need to head to Sixth + Mill Pizzeria in DTLA’s Arts District.  Hey, even if you don’t like pizza (really?) you need to head to Sixth + Mill because they serve up much more than … Continue reading

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SAKE DOJO RESTAURANT IS SO MUCH MORE THAN JAPANESE NOODLES AND SUSHI

The people behind Far Bar in DTLA’s Little Tokyo have opened up a new restaurant right next door called Sake Dojo.  In Japanese, “dojo” means a space for immersive learning or meditation.  Well, this new restaurant will educate your taste … Continue reading

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NORDSTROM LOCAL NOW OPEN AT THE BLOC IN DTLA

Shopping in DTLA just got a little better… thanks to the new Nordstrom Local at The Bloc.  Before you get too excited, Nordstrom Local is NOT a full sized department store, but it does offer almost everything a real Nordstrom … Continue reading

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GREENBAR DISTILLERY TEAMS UP WITH THE BURRITO PROJECT TO FEED DTLA’S HUNGRY… AND THEY NEED YOUR HELP!

  Homelessness in Downtown Los Angeles is a huge problem, and although we can’t solve the homeless crisis overnight, we can help those affected by it.  The owners of  DTLA’s Greenbar Distillery have teamed up with a non-profit group called … Continue reading

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GENWA KOREAN BBQ AND PIZZAFIRE COMING TO DTLA’S SOUTH PARK

DTLA is getting two new restaurants.  Be on the lookout for Genwa Korean BBQ and PizzaFire, both coming to the ground level retail space of the 1000 Grand residential building on Olympic Boulevard (at Grand Avenue).  Genwa Korean BBQ already … Continue reading

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KARAYAMA BRINGS JAPANESE FRIED CHICKEN TO DTLA’S LITTLE TOKYO

Karayama started as a mom-and-pop shop in Tokyo, Japan.  It quickly grew into a 50+ location restaurant chain across Japan and Asia.  Now they have opened the first US location right here in DTLA’s Little Tokyo.  Karayama’s chicken is slowly … Continue reading

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DAMA, A NEW LATIN-AMERICAN RESTAURANT IS A TROPICAL ESCAPE IN DTLA’S FASHION DISTRICT

One of the best new restaurants in Los Angeles is DAMA, a Latin-American restaurant is tucked away in the middle of DTLA’s Fashion District.  And when we say “tucked away” we mean it.  DAMA is located inside the City Market … Continue reading

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HONEYMEE ICE CREAM AND HONEY IS ALL THE BUZZ IN DTLA’S LITTLE TOKYO

Looking for a way to cool down in DTLA?  Buzz over to the Japanese Village Plaza in Little Tokyo and look for the small ice cream shop tucked away in the back corner.  It’s called Honeymee and they specialize in … Continue reading

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JUST TRY TO GET OUT OF 60OUT’S AMITYVILLE ESCAPE ROOM… IF YOU DARE! (plus save 15% with promo code)

Since we are always up for a challenge we welcomed the invitation from 60out Escape Rooms to check out their room called “Amityville.”  The room is based on the real life horror story about a demon-infested house on Long Island, … Continue reading

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GIZMO’S CEREAL BAR IS NOW OPEN ON 6TH STREET IN DTLA

Do you ever crave cereal for dinner?  Well, now you can have it and call it “dining out” because DTLA has it’s first cereal bar.  Gizmo’s Cereal Bar is now open on 6th Street between Broadway and Spring and they … Continue reading

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