Bazaar Gets a New Exec Chef; Anisette Goes Basque in Santa Monica

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Atwater Village: The last Summer Nights festival of the season will be held this Thursday to showcase local restaurants and stores. [The Eastsider L.A.]

Compton: Police shoot a man attempting to rob a taco truck. [Mercury News]

Downtown: Mo-Chica introduces weekly tasting dinners where chef Zarate goes off menu to update Peruvian staples. [Squid Ink]

Hollywood: Hungry Cat will hold their final steamed crab night of the summer tomorrow night, from 6-10 p.m. [The Hungry Cat]

Malibu: Beachcomber Café is offering half of a two-pound lobster with fries every Tuesday for $14.95. [The Beachcomber Cafe]

Santa Monica: Anisette offers a special weeklong Basque menu from Chef Alain Giruad, starting today and ending Sunday. [Anisette]

Cache starts a weekend brunch starting this Saturday. [Cache]

West Hollywood: The Bazaar has a new executive chef, Joshua Whigham, formerly of Jose Andres' Cafe Atlantico and Zaytinya, and most recently at D.C.'s Hook. [Daily Dish]

BLD is offering a new limited edition cocktail creation every Friday, for one night only. [BLD]