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An old-school Eagle Rock restaurant is now stylish aperitivo bar Capri Club



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Capri Membership

Eagle Rock’s former red-sauce joint the Capri has been reimagined as Capri Membership, a brand new Italian aperitivo bar and restaurant from a trio of business vets. Proprietor Robert Fleming, previously of Bar Covell, renovated the house to harken again to its Nineteen Sixties founding, putting in crimson leather-based cubicles, wood-paneled partitions and a trendy round bar for beverage director and working companion Nic Vascocu (previously of Bavel, Austin’s Uchi and Uchiko, and New York Metropolis’s Acme). Vascocu oversees a program targeted on unbiased, small-batch and distinctive Italian and American amari in addition to home cocktails, Negroni variants, spritzes, a rotation of frozen cocktails and no-ABV drinks. The culinary menu, from consulting chef Francesco Allegro (Rossoblu), contains Italian bar bites comparable to tuna-stuffed peppers, cured meats, meatballs and fried pasta. Capri Membership is open from 4 to 11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 4 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; and 4 to 11 p.m. on Sunday, with prolonged hours to observe.

4604 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles,

A photo of a negroni in a crystal tumbler, garnished by orange slice, sitting next to branded matchbooks and napkin.

Vascocu’s opening cocktail menu presents a number of variations on the negroni, plus frozen cocktails, spritzes and vermouth.

(Stephanie Breijo/Los Angeles Instances)

Brothers Sushi Santa Monica

Woodland Hills’ Brothers Sushi has expanded to Santa Monica, bringing chef Mark Okuda’s Japanese delicacies to the Westside. Opening with a restricted menu, the brand new location seats eight on the sushi bar, which at the moment presents omakase solely, with desk seating for a la carte objects — particularly sushi and sashimi — and sake all through. Whereas the sushi menu echoes the Valley’s, because the Santa Monica location’s menu and hours develop, different dishes that appeared in additional of a tapas format in Woodland Hills will right here be fitted to large-format eating, comparable to a seabass butter lettuce wrap that can as a substitute arrive as a bigger piece with family-style lettuce and toppings. Brothers Sushi Santa Monica is now open from midday to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, and 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

1008 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, (424) 330-0270,

Pizzana Silver Lake

Daniele Uditi’s acclaimed Neapolitan-meets-Californian pizzas are headed to Silver Lake this fall. The lauded Pizzana is increasing past its Brentwood, West Hollywood and Sherman Oaks outposts with a 30-seat location providing the native chain’s seasonal pies made with 48-hour-fermented dough, plus salads and small plates. Pizzana Silver Lake, within the former Vive Le Tarte house, may even characteristic cocktails, beer and wine; frozen pizzas to go; rotating sandwich specials; and Uditi’s widespread pasta nights.

3515 W. Sundown Blvd., Los Angeles,

A photo of chef Daniele Uditi, standing in front of his pizza oven, holding two whole pizzas out to the camera.

Chef Daniele Uditi, photographed at Pizzana in 2020, will quickly be serving pizza in Silver Lake.

(Christina Home/Los Angeles Instances)

Figueroa Mountain Brewing

Santa Barbara brewery Figueroa Mountain Brewing is about to take over 4 Los Angeles bars after buying them from prolific native beverage hospitality group Artisanal Brewers Collective. The Stalking Horse Brewery and Freehouse in West L.A., Bluebird Brasserie’s house in Sherman Oaks and Broxton Brewery & Public Home in Westwood Village will all transition to tasting rooms and eating places that highlight the brewery’s personal pours within the coming months, whereas Echo Park’s Mohawk Bend will stay unchanged past its new administration. Stalking Horse will grow to be Mexican restaurant and bar Agua Santa Cervecería, Broxton will transition right into a taproom for experimental beers, and the previous Bluebird Brasserie is about to reopen because the lager-forward Figueroa Mountain Lagerhaus. ABC founder Tony Yanow and the hospitality group’s employees will stay concerned within the bars’ operations.


Bay Space restaurateur Gianni Chiloiro, of pizzeria Doppio Zero, has lately expanded his operations to Southern California with Nardò. Huntington Seaside’s new Southern Italian-inspired restaurant presents pizza and contemporary pasta made in view of the eating room; grilled complete branzino; polpo fritto; calzones; prosciutto with burrata; potato croquettes with truffled fondue; salads; spritzes and an Italian wine checklist. Occasions comparable to a month-to-month wine dinner are within the works. Nardò is now open from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, and from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

21022 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Seaside, (657) 204-9830,