Eddie V’s Bringing Unmistakable Elegance To El Segundo

With locations scattered across the US, it looks like an upscale seafood restaurant is making its first inroad into LA County.  Banners are up on the fencing surrounding the renovation at 2101 Rosecrans in El Segundo announcing the impending arrival of Eddie V’s Prime Seafood.  If you recall a while ago, the location used to be home to a branch of McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & SteaksEddie V’s is a brand of parent company Darden Restaurants Inc. whose other brands include Olive GardenThe Capital Grille, and Yard House as well.  Expect the “finest seafood and steaks”, “world-class wine”, and live jazz all served with “unmistakable elegance”.

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Chick-fil-A Landing In El Segundo

It looks like poultry purveyor Chick-fil-A is continuing its relentless conquest of LA.  A massive space is being cleared for the new restaurant at 740 N Sepulveda in El Segundo.  According to the Daily Breeze, the planning documents reveal that the new “single-story 4,996 square-foot restaurant will seat up to 118 people and include an outdoor patio”.  The article also reports a new Chick-fil-A location in Redondo Beach as well…

Tapizon Bringing Brazilian Tropical Living To Downtown El Segundo.

Ever since longtime El Segundo fixture Main St. Café closed its doors a while back at 450 Main St., I’ve been watching to see what may take a chance on the iconic location.  We now have a taker…  A new ABC application spills the beans that Tapizon is intent on moving in.  Notices in the window promise to connect people with the “abundant health benefits of natural Amazonian ingredients” and to create a Tropi-Cali Lifestyle, which they describe as a “fusing of natural ingredients, authentic settings and original recipes with local flavors and culture”.

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P.F. Chang’s Finished In Santa Monica?

And while we’re on the subject of P.F. Chang’s, here’s more bad news…  A sharp-eyed reader (Thanks E.R.!) noticed that P.F. Chang’s building at 326 Wilshire Blvd. was listed as up for lease last week.  There aren’t any obvious signs that it will be closing, and they certainly still seem busy, but if the if the LoopNet ad is to be believed, they’ll be out before July 1.  I don’t know what’s going on at P.F. Chang’s, but this certainly doesn’t look good following the recent closure of their El Segundo location as well.

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Chin Chin, BBCM Coming To El Segundo

It looks like P.F. Chang’s is out from its longtime location at 2041 Rosecrans Suite 120 in El Segundo.  And replacing it?  Banners are up letting us know that a brand new branch of dim sum and Chinese chicken salad experts Chin Chin will soon be moving in.  But that’s not all…  There’s also a banner trumpeting the arrival of BBCM to the same location.  In case you’re unfamiliar with the mini chain, BBCM stands for “The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker” and offers a menu of “modern California cuisine with European influences” and baked goods in a bright and cheerful setting.

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