Mohawk Bend Opens Tonight in Echo Park; Vanilla Bacon Shakes Available at Fab

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Tony Yanow's big moment arrives in Echo Park Photo: Tatiana Arbogast

Beverly Hills: Chef Jason Harley is opening a new Italian called Pici Enoteca on August 1st with partner Jess Vespa, who apparently owns WireImage. Expect pizzas, pasta (including pici), and antipasti like a burrata-stuffed tomato. Even better, Eater reports that dishes mostly come in under $11. [Eater]
Culver City: A new location of Noodle 101 opened up on Sepulveda. So far, the menu doesn't seem to match the one in Alhambra's, though they promise more dishes will be implemented...maybe once they judge the Westside's taste for De Zhou chicken. [Squid Ink]
Downtown: Zach Brooks wonders what happened with the chicken at Chimu, as his own experiences doesn't exactly jibe with Jonathan Gold's. [Midtown Lunch]
-The Metro has a new snack bar called Rush, serving candy, coffee, and chips to the commuting crowd. You'll quite possibly be seeing more of these penetrate the bowels of L.A. in the years to come. [Eater]

Echo Park: Tony Yanow's heavily-anticipated Mohawk Bend opens tonight on Sunset Blvd. for both ample allotments of vegan fare and burgers and beer. UPDATE: As of Friday, the venue was still unopened. [Eater]
Highland Park: The masses rallied for Galco's soda pop tasting yesterday, with an estimated 600 guests turning up. [The Eastsider LA]
Hollywood: After losing one of its partners, Shunji's has turned into 7015 Sushi and Sake Bar. [Eater]
Mid-Wilshire: A location of Slow Fish is bound for the former site of Cafe Flourish. [Eater]
Pasadena: Yujean Kang is celebrating 20 years with a menu that celebrates its unusual longevity in the San Gabriel Valley. [SinoSoul]
Reseda: Pleasure Palate offers an extensive look at Fab Hot Dogs and vanilla bacon shakes. [Pleasure Palate]
Venice: You can expect the Westside edition of Wurstkuche in early September if all goes according to zer plan. [Eater]