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Here are some hot takes on the Taix redevelopment plans

The old Tudoresque building in Echo Park is not long for this world.

Developer names condos after cherished cafe it demolished

The restaurant’s former owner says it’s a "slap in the face."

Echo Park mainstay Taix reportedly slated for redevelopment

The Sunset Boulevard property sold in July for $12 million.

Newly landmarked Tom Bergin’s is sold

What’s next for the property?

Look around West Hollywood’s freshly renovated Formosa Cafe

The goal of the $2.4 million revamp was "to make it look almost exactly the same" as it did in 1945.

Iconic Langer’s property is for sale in Westlake, marketed as development opportunity

But the pastrami sandwiches "aren’t going anywhere," says deli owner Norm Langer.

There’s a beautiful new tribute to Jonathan Gold at Grand Central Market, one of his favorite haunts

Soon, the sidewalk outside the market will be widened permanently and new plaza pavers will include "gold-speckled highlights."

Renderings: MAD Architects’ wavy development would envelop Barney’s Beanery in West Hollywood

The futuristic project would include the legendary Beanery, and add hotel rooms, apartments, and retail.

Frank Gehry-designed beachfront restaurant could replace Gladstone’s Malibu

LA County is moving forward with plans for a new dining establishment at Will Rogers Beach.

Windmill blades atop Arcadia’s Googie-style Denny’s come crashing down

The windmill dates to 1967, when it opened as a Van de Kamp’s coffee shop. Today, it’s the last of its kind in the SoCal area.

Downtown’s historic Herald Examiner building will house restaurant from République owners

The 1910s-era building was commissioned by William Randolph Hearst, and the interior is said to be gorgeous.

Grand Central Market sold, new owner plans a facelift

"Our goal is to continue the incredible improvements the Market has implemented over the past half-decade and the legacy that precedes us."

Wacky Western Avenue KFC goes up in flames

Designed by architect Jeffrey Daniels, a pupil of Frank Gehry, the building roughly approximates the shape of a chicken—and also, weirdly, a bucket of chicken.

Peek into the dreamy new coffee shop opening in DTLA’s Spring Arcade

The latest business to move into the 1924 covered shopping lane in Downtown LA is very photogenic.

The Prince is a must-visit for film lovers

It’s an increasingly rare breed in the City of Angels: a period restaurant that allows filming.

Citing high rent, Burbank’s beloved karaoke spot Sardo’s is closing

Friendly to families and porn stars alike, Sardo’s Grill and Lounge will sing its final tune at the end of this month.

The best-designed restaurants in Los Angeles, as judged by the AIA|LA

The 2017 winners include local favorites Salazar, Break Room 86, and more.

Formosa’s new operators reveal details about plans to resurrect the historic cafe

The company that brought back Highland Park Bowl is now working on Formosa, and they say they intend to keep the old Hollywood gangster vibe—and add better food.

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A complete guide to LA’s Grand Central Market

How to make the most of the vibrant food hall.

Construction watch: Checking in on the Chinatown’s Capitol Milling project

Train riders who use Chinatown Gold Line station’s platform will recognize these old buildings, which are being turned into a microbrewery, restaurants, and offices.

See the LA homes and apartment buildings that won architecture awards

This is the best residential architecture in Los Angeles, as judged by the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Fight between neighbors and trendy rooftop restaurant Catch heats up

Sleepless residents are turning to the West Hollywood Planning Commission for help with the noise.

These sleek new beachfront concession stands might liven up Long Beach

The concession stands could become major attractions, if the city finds the kind of vendors that have livened up the beachfront dining scene in cities like Newport Beach.

Yamashiro renovations to start as early as this summer

The Hollywood restaurant’s new owners, who purchased the place in March, aren’t wasting any time. They say their renovations will be based on the property’s original 1914 plans.

Yamashiro's Looming Closure Messing With Weddings

A substantial rent hike from new owners has the long-established Yamashiro restaurant planning to shutter soon, which is especially terrible news for the couples who'd already booked their weddings at the picturesque hilltop site.

Huge Entertainment District to Surround Queen Mary

The Queen Mary has just changed hands and the new lessees are planning to remodel the ship and eventually build a "bustling retail, dining and entertainment district" on the 45 acres surrounding it.

Oldest McDonald's in the World Adding a Drive-Through

After more than 60 years, the struggling Downey McDonald's wants to give in and add a drive-through to its historic building. The restaurant is the oldest McDonald's still in operation, and it's always done things a little differently.

Rent at Hollywood's Yamashiro Jacked to $100k

The famous Yamashiro restaurant recently sold to a Chinese company for $40 million. Though they have pledged to preserve the property, they seem to be ready to evict the long-time restaurant operators, raising the rent to $100,000 a month.

Tail O' the Pup Hot Dog Stand Returns in May

The iconic hot dog-shaped hot dog stand will reopen in a couple months, two blocks from its original location on La Cienega.

A Trip to the LA County Line and Its Unlikely Hangout For Tourists, Surfers, Celebs, and Outlaws

Plans Revealed For Last Holdout in Downtown LA's South Park

Tail O' the Pup Hot Dog Stand Will Return to La Cienega and Get a Replica Downtown

Watch the World's First Taco Bell Travel Through the Streets to Taco Bell HQ

The First Taco Bell Will Be Saved and Moved to Taco Bell's HQ

Did Clifton's Delay Its Big Opening For Imagine Dragons?

First Look Inside the Huge Makeover at Downtown's Weird and Wonderful Clifton's Cafeteria

An Appreciation For Musso & Frank, a Time Machine Back to Old Hollywood

Take a Tour Around the South Bay's Sleek New Shopping Center/Hangout Spot

The Enormous Broadway Trade Center Mini-City Makeover: Floor by Floor