DOWNTOWN: Workers and residents of DTLA really needed a good grilled cheese, apparently. Gooey sandwich purveyor The Melt opened yesterday at the newly-redesigned FIGat7th (home of CityTarget) and, even on the second day of operation, lines snaked around the mall.
DOWNTOWN: Alma didn't exactly just open, but the American restaurant on Broadway was recently given a tasteful makeover. It opened in June as a pop-up with plans to stay open for a year, but Eater believes the redux means it's here to stay.
DOWNTOWN: Susan Sarandon and André Balazs's ping pong social club, SPiN, is really happening in LA. It opened yesterday on the second floor of the Standard--aside from the tables and balls, there's food and booze.
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