Santa Monica's La Grande Orange is taking over the neighboring Main Street space once occupied by Goudas and Vines. Although a notice on the window calls the move an expansion by the existing restaurant, LGO's people tell us that the space will become a pizza restaurant under the company. This fall, LGO opened The Luggage Room in Pasadena, itself a wood-burning pizza spot so-named for the train depot it resides at. Seeing as there's also an LGO in Pasadena, we're expecting a cross-city exchange program is possibly at play. The restaurant is expected to open in two to three months, stay tuned for an update to find out exactly what's coming.
LGO Pizza Place, 2000 Main St. Santa Monica.