“Boutique bodega” opens in Cypress Park | Much more Tacos for Eagle Rock | Edible jewelry & cocktails | Eastsider on the Go







The colorful interior of the Golden Poppy Current market,  “Boutique Bodega.”




Cypress Park lacks a grocery store. But it now has a “boutique bodega.”

That is what a person purchaser calls The Golden Poppy Sector, which is keeping a grand opening on Sunday, April 10.

Housed in a renovated storefront on Cypress Avenue in the vicinity of Granada Avenue, Golden Poppy is owned by partner-and-spouse team Michelle Juliette Carr, a burlesque artist and occasion chef, and Brian Wotring, a catering veteran who was involved in starting off the Coolhaus Ice Product truck.

The store manages to inventory a broad wide range of objects — “from caviar to cat food stuff,” as the shop homeowners like to say.  Be expecting all the things from detergent and paper towels to natural and organic generate and clean-baked bread. Cheeses, sandwiches and other geared up foodstuff can be bought for take-out or be savored on the again patio.

Supper social gathering pop-ups and brunches are in the is effective.

In Other News ….

We have word about many new eating places headed our way:

Everytable will open up an outpost at 1915 N. Hillhurst in Los Feliz, in accordance to its internet site. Their principle is to come to be “the McDonald’s of refreshing, healthy and cost-effective rapidly foods.” In addition to to-go foods, the enterprise gives a food membership provider.

• A system is in the will work to fill the previous house of The Whisperer in Echo Park, says The Eastsider. The constructing on Echo Park Avenue has sat vacant considering the fact that the cafe shut just about five a long time ago.

Restaurant Tacos Social plans to open in Eagle Rock in the previous property of Lucky Hen, the quick-lived fried rooster restaurant. The owners are trying to find metropolis permission to serve a comprehensive line of alcoholic drinks as part.


Have you ever eaten a cocktail or snacked on some jewellery? That’s suitable, just one that you just take a bite out of as a substitute of a sip. Echo Park’s Mowhawk Bend has a new menu of breakfast sandwiches infused with a bit of booze in each and every bite. And if you have at any time wondered what it would be like to bite into a jewel (and not split your enamel doing so), Eagle Rock restaurant Chifa was featured in the L.A. Occasions for their edible ‘jade’ jewelry. Their initially start all around Lunar New 12 months offered out, but they approach to restock these candied “cultural touchstones” later this thirty day period. 


A several Eastside places will or have shuttered in recent weeksSunset Beer Co. in Echo Park is closing its doors later on this thirty day period as it faced a significant rent hike. Ricky’s Fish Tacos on Riverside Travel will be closed indefinitely because of to building in the spot but will still be accessible for catering. Previously this 12 months, Silver Lake’s The Vtree announced that it would not reopen. The soul food stuff vegan restaurant reported on their Instagram that staffing problems, the pandemic and a the latest fireplace manufactured it tough for them to reopen the Sunset Boulevard spot, but they hope that this is “not ‘goodbye,’ but ‘see you later.’”


Vinovore’s new Eagle Rock spot was showcased in L.A. Taco. The feminine-owned wine store carries normal wine, beer, sake and food items from feminine-owned companies, emphasizing Black- and Indigenous-owned firms. Vinovore also has a site in Silver Lake. 


Highland Park’s Belle’s Bagels was showcased in a Los Angeles Instances article about the new generation of Jewish delicatessens and bagel stores opening and working in Los Angeles. 


Los Feliz’s Kismet was featured in the New York Moments for team teaching that centers on gender-neutral language, ordinarily a challenge in the restaurant market.  


Time Out Los Angeles just lately reviewed Alma’s Cider and Beer in Virgil Village. Veg Out Magazine wrote about their enjoy for Elysian Valley’s vegan bakery, Just What I Kneadeded