Harajuku Crepe Folds In Beverly Hills

The City of Beverly Hills should consider rebranding their glamorous downtown as the Golden Devil’s Triangle for its ability to make restaurants disappear.  The latest?  Japanese batter specialist Harajuku Crepe has vacated its space at 9405 S. Santa Monica Blvd.  Not sure what happened, but I’ll keep watching to see what develops…

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Bluestone Lane Bringing Flat Whites To Beverly Hills Soon

South Santa Monica Blvd. in The Golden Triangle can be a tricky location.  Eateries come and go along the notoriously capricious strip.  But that doesn’t seem to deter plucky newcomers.  Recently I told you about The Kind Ones, and right next door, in what used to be Bo Nuage at 9523 S. Santa Monica, signs have recently gone up announcing a branch of expanding Australian coffee chain Bluestone Lane.

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Fatamorgana Gelato Appearing In Beverly Hills Soon

It appears that Beverly Hills is about to get a whole lot sweeter soon…  Window displays are up announcing confirmation that the much-anticipated Fatamorgana Gelato will soon be arriving to the space at 162 S Beverly Dr. in Beverly Hills.  The celebrity fave Italian brand has one shop in Studio City and boasts 66 hand-made flavors, 26 of which are vegan, and everything is gluten-free.  I’m told they’re shooting for a March opening.

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Organica Juice Bar Replacing Basanti In Beverly Hills

Perhaps we’re not done with the pressed juice craze just yet…  Back in December of last year I told you about the demise of Basanti Tea Bar at 9465 S. Santa Monica Blvd. in Beverly Hills.  And now it looks like a new contender is moving in.  Window signage indicates that Organica Juice Bar will soon be the new occupant.  According to the window, you can expect a menu of cold-pressed juices, superfoods, smoothies, bowls, and, well… you get the picture.

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Little Highness Bao Closed In Beverly Hills…

A big available sign in the window of 9667 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills lets us know that after a valiant effort, Little Highness Bao is done dishing dumplings.  Sadly, this  stretch of The Golden Triangle is a historically challenging one for restaurants.  I’ll keep watching to see what develops…