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L.A.’s Best Headed This Way


Tuesday, August 7, 2012

If Facebook can be trusted, the French Table, a self-billed “gastropub creperie” is coming to 129 East. Anapamu (the old Elements location) in August (facebook.com/thefrenchtablesb). … Lori’s Original Lavender Lemonade from Ojai is now available in bottles at Lazy Acres, Lassen’s, and Tri-County Produce (lorisoriginallemonade.com). … Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne of Lucques, AOC, and The Tavern in L.A. will be opening a new spot at 1014 Coast Village Road in Montecito in spring 2013….If you’re looking for the best burger right now you can’t beat this meaty trio: the Bacon Burger at Sides Hardware & Shoes (matteistavern.com), the Papa Burger at Pace food + drink (pacefoodanddrink.com), and the Chef Burger at Intermezzo (intermezzosb.com)….With their expanded hours, you can enjoy at Olio Pizzeria (oliopizzeria.com) even more hours of the day, seven days a week, from 11:30 a.m. to close….Twenty-four Blackbirds (24blackbirdschocolate.com) is offering a new 68% Dominican Republic bar, featuring Fair Trade and Organic certified beans….Whole Foods Market is presenting a Kids Club Cooking Class: “Build-A-Better Lunchbox” with Rae van Seenus on August 16 at 4:00 p.m. (must reserve in advance at spsbrmarketing@wholefoods.com)….Fred Brander is the special guest at the BYOB Wine & Dine at Max’s Cucina (maxsrestaurantsb.com) August 19 when the theme is rosé, sparkling or still…. Follow the Food Feed online at independent.com/food, on Twitter @sbindyfood, and send your grub-gossip to food@independent.com.

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