Boca De Agua Bringing Icy Treats To Abbot Kinney

I recently noticed that a new frozen treat store is landing at 1121 Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice.  Self-described ice cream shop Boca De Agua is looking to open on the über-hip high street.  Apparently, they had hoped to open as of last month, but it looks like they’re running a bit behind…

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New Life For Willie Jane In Venice?

When Govind Armstrong’s southern-inflected hot spot Willie Jane disappeared at 1031 Abbot Kinney in Venice, it caused a great deal of hoopla.  Known for its popular biscuits, it closed up shop abruptly back in December.  But something new is coming to the space.  And according to the recently posted ABC change of ownership application, the new restaurant is named as Willie Jane as well, although this doesn’t necessarily indicate the final name of the new eatery.  A name listed on the application is one long associated with Abbot Kinney, Dan Abrams.  I don’t have much information on this, but if you’re curious, here’s a place to start looking

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Pressed Juicery Bringing Frozen Treats To Abbot Kinney Soon

Signs are up in the window of the building on the corner of Abbot Kinney and Venice Blvd. (1645 Abbot Kinney Blvd., the same building that houses Lemonade) indicating that a branch of popular and prolific cold-pressed juice folks Pressed Juicery are soon moving in. If their window paper is to be trusted, this location will be serving their proprietary frozen treat Freeze, which they describe as “soft-serve made from 100% whole fruits, nuts & vegetables”.  No word on an opening date, but I’ll keep watching…

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