Custom order pizza restaurants are popping up like weeds. The latest appears to be moving into one of the spaces (2161B El Segundo Blvd.) in the developing repurposed fire station on the corner of El Segundo and Nash in El Segundo next to the eternally under-construction future Farmer Boys restaurant. With one location in Long Beach, Toppings Custom Fired Pizza promises a pie that’s ready to eat in 90 seconds. Read more about the fledgling chain here.
To those of you that are obsessed with Meizhou Dongpo comes this welcome news: The Beijing-based Sichuan restaurant is slated to open today (Dec. 2nd) on the second floor of the Century City Shopping Center. meizhou.com.cn
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I happened to notice this notice of non-responsibility posted in the window at 301 N. Camden Dr. Suite R06 (according to the notice, the number on the storefront is 319 Canon) in Beverly Hills announcing the impending arrival of a bakery and dessert shop named Voila Meringue. Not much information out there except a Facebook page that you can check out here.
Sheesh… Did that take a long time or what? After what seems like years of development (Well, actually it was years), Groundwork Coffee will soft open on December 9th, with an official opening on Dec. 16th, on the corner of 16th and Montana Ave. in Santa Monica. On Sunday, locals were treated to samples of coffee and Breadbar pastries…
Workers were hard at work on Tuesday scrubbing the last traces of diminutive Italian restaurant Osteria Latini the off the space at 11712 San Vicente Blvd. in Brentwood. Osteria Latini closed on Sunday after, rumor has it, the rent nearly doubled. Wasting no time whatsoever, a new venture called Adoteca is set to take over the space. Eater is has more information about the new venture, that you can read about here.
Previously located on 3rd St., Infuzion Café has been moving into the space at 1241 5th St. in Santa Monica for a long time now. Their didn’t quite make their predicted Spring 2013 opening, hardly surprising for SM. But signs are now up in the window announcing that they will officially open their doors on December 7th. infuzioncafe