ARTS DISTRICT: Oh no, more parking woes for the AD when "holistic megaplex" The Springs soft-opens later this month. Eater has pictures of the raw, vegan palace that occupies a prime spot on Mateo Street.
FAIRFAX: NongLA, delicious Vietnamese spot in Little Osaka, is expanding to a pretty space near Beverly Boulevard and La Brea. Design, Bitches is working on the interior, with a late 2014 opening planned.
VENICE: There are usually food trucks galore on Abbot Kinney, but not many offer sweet treats. Chocolatier Blue is now filling that niche with their brick and mortar shop, and is especially packed on First Fridays. Try the banana split with dark chocolate shell, Madagascar vanilla beans, caramelized banana, and tart cherries.
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