Peek Inside Yojimbo, Fairfax’s Active New Japanese Place

Merna Delaurentis

Fairfax’s busy new Yojimbo is prepared to choose the following step forward. Beginning September 7, the Japanese cafe in the previous Golden Point out area will open for on-web-site indoor eating. Far taken out from the building’s previous gastropub glimpse (which lasted 12 fantastic a long time), the new Yojimbo […]

Fairfax’s busy new Yojimbo is prepared to choose the following step forward. Beginning September 7, the Japanese cafe in the previous Golden Point out area will open for on-web-site indoor eating. Far taken out from the building’s previous gastropub glimpse (which lasted 12 fantastic a long time), the new Yojimbo features a pared-down, gentle wooden and brick aesthetic with two extended bar-height railings working across the length of the dining space.

To go together with the official opening — the restaurant has been carrying out minimal takeout provider from a window till now — cooks Keisuke Akabori (Spago) and Chris Ono (Eleven Madison Park, Providence) are increasing Yojimbo’s menu to incorporate a total slate of Japanese bowls (feel hen teriyaki, braised beef, and far more) as very well as kaisen bins, wings, salads, and a lot more. Hours run 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday as a result of Sunday.

Inside of Yojimbo.
John Troxell/Yojimbo

In other information:

  • The Los Angeles Instances has aspects on Silver Lake’s new Ceci’s Gastronomia, the smaller primarily takeaway enterprise on Sunset in front of the previous Tintorera. The tiny Italian shop operate by chef Francesco Lucatorto (Angelini Osteria, Otium) and partner Francesca Pistorio turns out foods dependent on grandma recipes from throughout Italy.
  • Ludo Lefebvre is almost prepared to open his up coming restaurant — in Denver, Colorado. The future Chez Maggy is found at the Thompson resort and will aspect a mix of French brasserie staples and Denver-centered choices (like the city’s namesake omelet). This is the initially out-of-town venture for Ludo, and is named immediately after his spouse Krissy’s stepmother, who was killed in a drunk driving incident a couple of years in the past.
  • Imari is opening currently in the West Los Angeles/Brentwood space. The Philip Camino (Fellow Westwood) undertaking is becoming operate working day-to-day by former star New York Metropolis chef Derek Wilcox (Shoji NYC), with David Schlosser of Shibumi on to consult with as well. Comprehensive-provider dining starts tonight at 13050 San Vicente Blvd., with hours from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday via Saturday.

A dark shot with off-grey plate with tofu and caviar on top.

Tofu at the new Imari
Imari

  • Honeybee is now open up on La Brea for vegan burgers and other fare (which include At present’ faux-chicken nuggets), and the expanding team has plans to add a Venice area as well, per What Now LA.
  • Menotti’s Coffee legend (and previous latte artwork world champion) Nicely Abel has been having difficulties to pay back mounting clinic bills in current months, so the Go Get Em Tiger team is presenting a unique Spanish Latte with condensed milk and cinnamon as a way to aid Properly out. Each $6 latte sale signifies $4 going to a fund to assistance Nicely fork out his expenses. The drink special operates by means of this Sunday.
  • Like all people else, Goldburger is on the lookout to use a few far more employees associates. In this situation, it is to help open the company’s new Los Feliz store, which should be in any other case ready to go.

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