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Sunset Strip's RivaBella closing, Roku to replace it
Sunset Strip's RivaBella closing, Roku to replace it

RivaBella, the large, slick Italian restaurant on the west end of the Sunset Strip, is closing after a two-year run. Opening in its place will be Roku, a Japanese restaurant focusing on teppanyaki, interactive dining with chefs using a large iron griddle, according to Innovative Dining Group, the company behind both restaurants. The new IDG flagship restaurant is slated to open in July, and RivaBella's last day of service will be March 14, the company said in a release Thursday.  Corporate executive chef Tyson Wong will lead the culinary team behind Roku. The menu will feature select items from the existing Sushi Roku brand menu in addition to the teppanyaki. Teppan-style items...

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