It looks like the poke craze isn’t over yet… I’ve been watching the ground floor of the new development on the corner of Overland and Washington in Culver City. Starbucks and Jimmy John’s have already moved in, but here are still many vacant storefronts. There’s soon to be one less. A banner is up on the space just to the left of Jimmy John’s announcing an upcoming branch of LemonShark Poké. With a smattering of locations across the US, expect build-your-own and signature bowls, Hawaiian katsu grill bowls, and various sides and salads.
I’ve been watching the new construction on the northeast corner of Washington and Overland in Culver City to see what may develop. After a new Starbucks, it appears that a branch of sandwich chain Jimmy John’s is intent on moving in. There are still a lot of spaces left on the ground floor, so I’ll keep watching to see what else may land there.
Icy treat fave Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt has abandoned its conspicuous corner position at 3851 Main St. in Culver City. No idea what happened, but the for lease signs in the window confirm the departure. I’ll keep watching to see what may land in the prominent space.
Self-serve frozen yogurt experts Cherry On Top opened back in 2014 in their corner spot at 12350 Washington Pl. in Culver City. In addition to icy treats, they’ve now added Hawaiian bowls to the menu. An outpost of Poké Bar is now up and running inside the location. During their grand opening from July 12th through the 14th, you get 50% off all purchases.
If you read this blog, you know that ambitious chain Burgerim is on an inexorable path to world domination. And I recently discovered where their next target is. An ABC application on the front of 3847 Main St. in Culver City informs us that Lilliputian burgers will soon be available.
LA Based “boutique chocolaterie” Milla Chocolates appears to be expanding west. Window signs are up on the front of the papered-over windows at 9414 Venice Blvd in Culver City announcing the impending arrival of confectionary treats. Not sure of an opening date so we’ll have to keep watching…