A newer addition to the Thai Town side of Los Feliz, Obet & Del’s is a Black-owned, queer-friendly coffee shop on a sometimes-sparse block. The coffee is strong and delicious and the vibe is high, despite the current trying circumstances.
DJ and music industry veteran Jasmine Solano, photographer, videographer and producer Patrick Struys, and executive producer Anjali Ramasunder, put their heads together to create a virtual dancefloor for the live music space — that’s how Club House Global was born.
A tucked away West Hollywood staple has re-opened with a new culinary direction helmed by long-time chef at The Little Door, T. Nicholas Peter. Harlowe is vying to take its place in an extremely competitive foodie neighborhood — and winning.
Maria Elena Lorenzo and her family decided to take their culinary stylings from a Watts food truck to their new Bell Park brick-and-mortar, Tamales Elena Y Antojitos. Tamales, crispy tacos, and heavenly pozole are the result.
BLK Temple’s founders Malliha Ahmad and Essence Wall are reclaiming wellness and healing for the BIPOC community, even as their programming has necessarily shifted to the digital realm during the pandemic.