As June gloom begins to melt away and the summer heat approaches, our craving for steaming pho doesn't seem to be dying down. In addition to a few new Vietnamese restaurants (including one opening next month that caused some controversy over its logo), here's a list of this month's restaurant and food truck openings and closures–including a couple of swanky wine bars with outdoor patios good for people-watching. Turn the page.


Ahn-Joo: Korean pub food truck by Chef Debbie Lee.

Benny's Tacos: 427 Lincoln Blvd. Venice. 310-396-8749.

Box Café: 2117 Sawtelle Blvd, West L.A.

Canter's Food Truck: (rolled out late last month)

Knock Out Tacos: Food truck by Bottega Louie chef Chris Goossen.

Darioush: 111 N La Cienega, Beverly Hills; (310) 289-0300.

Mad Bull's Tavern: 14649 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks.

Maison Richard: 707 North Stanley Avenue, Los Angeles; (310) 275-5707.

The Manila Machine: Filipino food truck.

Mignon: 128 E. Sixth St., Los Angeles; (213) 489-0131.

The Parlour Room: 6423 Yucca St., Los Angeles; (323) 463-0609.

Pavich's Brick Oven Pizzeria: 2311 S Alma St., San Pedro; (310) 519-1200.

Sky's Gourmet Tacos Truck: 5408 W. Pico Blvd.; (323) 932-6253.

Tiato Market Garden Café: 2700 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica; (310) 866-5228.

Vintage Enoteca: 7554 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 512-5278.

Yogo Kosher Frozen Yogurt: 7350 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 951-0008, 7901 Santa Monica Blvd #106, West Hollywood; (323) 822-7992, and 8946 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.

Xoia Vietnamese Eats: 1801 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park; (213) 413-3232.


Le Croissant: 9622 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills.

Fressers: (closed last month)

Grace Restaurant: 7360 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles; (323) 934-4400.

Mattie's Kitchen: Southern food truck tweeted, “Sad news: the truck is not getting repaired soon. Afraid that means we r closed. Thx 4 all your support!!! Stay tuned for a restaurant soon!”

Terried Sake House: 11617 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles; (310) 477-9423. (officially closing July 6)

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