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‘Top Chef’ winner opens Cabra, a rooftop Peruvian restaurant



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Chef Stephanie Izard’s Peruvian restaurant and bar, Cabra, is now open atop the Hoxton resort downtown. It’s the second location of Cabra for Izard, who opened the primary inside Chicago’s Hoxton. Izard additionally operates the restaurant Lady & the Goat, with areas within the Arts District and Chicago. At Cabra, the “High Chef” winner is serving dishes comparable to skirt steak saltado with greens; chicharron with pickled squash salad; ceviches; and empanadas. On the bar, beverage director Daniel Dooreck (previously of Toronto’s Taverne Bernhardts) oversees a menu of pisco-forward concoctions, together with a frozen pisco drink with guava and vodka, plus further cocktails made with home syrups and recent fruit. Cabra is open from 4 to 11 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and from 4 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday, with brunch service to comply with.

1060 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, (213) 725-5900,

A rooftop restaurant with views of downtown Los Angeles.

Cabra is now open on the roof of the Hoxton resort, within the former house of restaurant Pilot.

(Stan Lee / Cabra)

Jail Joa’s new partnership

Korean bar Jail Joa opened in a Westlake strip mall in the summer of 2021, however administration spent greater than 5 months ready for a beer and wine license. Now that proprietor Joyce Jin has acquired that license, she is relaunching the bar in partnership with the crew behind neighboring restaurant Hanchic. The brand new companions have redeveloped the meals menu to incorporate a brand new give attention to extra up to date and trending Korean bar bites, comparable to tteokbokki cooked in entrance of the diners and fried rice made with Korean instantaneous noodles. The brand new beverage program will function soju, out there straight and in cocktail type, plus Korean beers. Finally, the crew hopes to open a wine bar inside the house. Jail Joa will reopen Feb. 4 from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. every day.

2500 W. eighth St., Unit 108, Los Angeles, (213) 908-6423,

A photo of new dishes to be served at Korean bar Jail Joa, including Spam fries and fried rice made with instant noodles.

Now in collaboration with the crew behind Hanchic, Chimmelier and Kinn, Westlake’s Jail Joa is reopening as a extra up to date Korean bar and restaurant.

(Jail Joa)

Breadblok Silver Lake

Gluten-free, soy-free Santa Monica bakery Breadblok is now additionally open in Silver Lake, with loaves of recent bread, pastries, cookies, packaged crackers and different retail items, plus a full espresso bar. A restaurant menu boasting sandwiches, quiches, tartines, salads and different all-day fare can be on provide, as is patio seating. The brand new Breadblok is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day.

1529 Griffith Park Blvd., Unit 103, Los Angeles, (213) 444-1874,

Monday pop-ups at Jewel

Vegetable-forward Jewel is often closed Mondays, however a brand new weekly sequence helps to make higher use of the Silver Lake house by spotlighting native meals pop-ups and distributors. Proprietor Sharky McGee has launched the brand new occasion, the place a revolving checklist of pop-up friends comparable to Say It Ain’t So and Picnic Sandwich prepare dinner at Jewel on Monday nights whereas the restaurant serves drinks to enrich the brand new meals menu — which is able to stay vegetable-forward. Upcoming friends embody Mexican Italian idea Amiga Amore on Feb. 7 and Mexican Jewish pop-up Malli on Feb. 14.

654 N. Hoover St., Los Angeles, (323) 522-6927,

A photo of the Southern-inspired, empty interior of Hollywood bar Sassafras Saloon.

Hollywood bar Sassafras Saloon is reopening to the general public for the primary time since March 2020.

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Sassafras Saloon reopening

The Southern-inspired Hollywood bar Sassafras Saloon is ready to reopen with a Mardi Gras occasion on March 1, that includes a stay brass band, a tarot card reader, burlesque and themed specials comparable to king cake and beignets. The cocktail bar has been closed to most of the people since March 2020, opening just for personal occasions, together with a highly scrutinized gathering in mid-2020. Following the occasion, Sassafras will open on Saturdays solely, from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

1233 N. Vine St., Los Angeles, (323) 467-2800,