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Cesar Bermudez, executive pastry chef of Hans Rockenwagner's Los Angeles restaurants, will be bringing Barcelona to L.A. starting this weekend at La Sal, a pop-up tapas shop at 3 Square Café in Venice. The tapas will be available from 6 to 11 p.m. each Wednesday through Saturday all summer, starting this Friday. The menu at La Sal will involve utilizing California ingredients with dishes that Bermudez enjoyed in Spain. Some menu highlights include a preserved tuna salad, goat cheese toast, tortilla española and flan. 3 Square Café & Bakery, 1121 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, (310) 399-6504, www.rockenwagner.com.