Cacio E Pizza Landing On The Runway, Playa Vista

Il looks like things are taking off for The Runway in Playa Vista.  After a strong opening a few years back, the retail/restaurant heart of the development began to sputter.  Restaurant closures left many spaces unoccupied.  The recent opening of Free Market Playa Vista, the mini-mall filled with hip design shops and restaurants, has really brought a resurgence to the now pedestrian only complex.  New restaurants appear to have taken notice and are moving in.  And pizza is coming back as well…  Window covering on the space that used to be the home of 800 Degrees Pizza, at 12751 W Millennium Dr. Ste B135, is announcing the upcoming arrival of Cacio E Pizza.

Neighbors Moving Into Playa Vista

The Runway in Playa Vista has been busy…  Free Market recently opened bringing a fresh selection of eateries.  Now you can add one more to the list.  There’s window paper up at the former location of Hal’s Bar & Grill at 12751 Millenium Dr. #140 announcing a new restaurant called Neighbors.  There’s not much info out there yet, but their Instagram page states that their goal is “a restaurant experience created with our neighbors in mind”.  Looks like they’re shooting for a Fall opening.

Free Market Playa Vista’s Food Lineup

I first noticed that Runway Playa Vista was bulding something called Free Market back in 2019.  Free Market has two other locations and describes itself an “ever-evolving collective” of “curated products, services, and experiences”.  They are close to opening; Their website says May 1, but I was told April 16.  In any case, here’s the food lineup: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, something called Joliet Cafe and Bar, and Loqui, which began as a Mexican pop-up at Tartine in San Francisco.