Abigaile, Kitchen 24 to Open Monday
Cara TompkinsCrispy pork belly confit, bacon-green lentil ragout, poached farm egg (left), Fletcher from Pennywise spray-painting a Black Flag stencil
Monday, Feb. 6, sees two restaurant openings: Abigaile in Hermosa Beach and Kitchen 24 in West Hollywood. Like a phoenix, Abigaile rises from the ashes of Union Cattle Co., which closed in January. Same owner (Jed Sanford), new concept (upscale American brasserie), new chef (Max DiMare of Wood Tavern in Oakland). Paying homage to the building's previous life as an artists co-op and rehearsal space known as The Church for seminal punk bands Black Flag and Redd Kross, Fletcher Dragge from Pennywise popped in to add a little color to the walls. Also, look for the in-house brewery, overseen by Brian Brewer from Stone Brewery.
Courtesy of SpacecraftA rendering of the interior of Kitchen 24 in West Hollywood
The long-delayed West Hollywood outpost of Kitchen 24 finally opens on Monday. Like the original location in the Cahuenga Corridor, the Boys Town restaurant will be open around the clock. Look for coffee service overseen by the folks from Fairfax coffee shop Commissary (in which K24 owner Dave Dickerson is a partner).
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