The Normandie Bakery Vivé La France!

The Normandie Bakery Vivé La France!Amidst the industrial buildings on Exposition and across from the Expo-line tracks sits the Authentic French Normandie Restaurant, Bistro & Bakery owned by the hardworking Chef Josette LeBlond. After leaving the Wellington Sq. Farmers market, my friend and I decide to enjoy Sunday afternoon lunch. We easily found a parking…

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Grocerie

GrocerieRock n Roll Food Royalty In the House Grocerie is the love child of Foodink Catering owned by Kate E. Paul.Kate started touring as a personal chef to Rock Star Royalty in 1988 and in 2002 did her first catering gig for a Mick Jagger records release party. Her catering…

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Vien Cafe, Authentic, Light, Affordable, Filling

Vien Cafe, Authentic, Light, Affordable, FillingPico and La Cienega has gradually transitioned from dull intersection to urban destination for creative individuals. First there was the opening of the beautiful Pearl Arts & Craft store, then Mood Designer Fabric shop (made famous by Project Runway),  and now the sublime Vien Café, created by co-owners Helen Kim and Paul…

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Mariscos "El Gringo"

Mariscos After a few bumpy starts and stops, Jerry Del Campo’s seafood restaurant Mariscos “El Gringo” is open and business is brisk. Located in the corner of the pocket mall on Washington and Crenshaw, Jerry worked hard to create an inviting and attractive interior, complete with four tv screens, festive décor, attractive…

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Sky's Gourmet Tacos

Sky’s Gourmet Tacos have aced the secret to a successful food hangout. Popular food (tacos) given special attention (gourmet recipes with fresh ingredients and spices) at working gal/guy prices. Oh yes and location, location, location.  Situated in the heart of the up and coming Pico Shopping District with outdoor seating…

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The Cork. Local Community Watering Hole

The Cork. Local Community Watering Hole The Cork Bar & Grill has been a community gathering place since the 1940’s. Jazz and blues musicians making their way to Los Angeles found many social venues closed to them but legends such as Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Joe Black and the athlete Hank Robinsonfound a welcome…

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Jacks N Joe Breakfast All Day

Jacks N Joe Breakfast All Day                     Feeling like some good comfort breakfast at 2 in the afternoon? Want to take the pup along? Jacks N Joe(Pancakes n Coffee, get it?) serve up pancakes, French toast, omelets and coffee all day long in the West Adam’s community on Figueroa just ½ block north…

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Lunch at PIPS Pizza Pasta Salad Winebar

Lunch at PIPS Pizza Pasta Salad WinebarIt’s lunchtime, you want to impress a client but need to watch your pocket book. Or you want somewhere local to lunch that’s cheap and well….classy. What to do?  Look no further than Pips Pizza, Pasta and Saladson La Brea just north of Pico, next to the Gas…

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Little Ethiopia

Little Ethiopia

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PIPS Pizza Pasta Salad Winebar

PIPS Pizza Pasta Salad WinebarPIPS Formerly Anna Maria's 1356 S. La Brea (and Pico, N.E side just above gas station)   Tuesday to Sunday 5 - 11 pm, www.pizzapastasalads.com  reservations: 323.954.7477 Mid-City and West Adams cuisine hoppers, looking for a cool place to bring a hot date, will be delighted to…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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