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Newsfeed: Goldburger’s new residency, Knott’s Berry Farm chicken and the return of Tacos Leo

Goldburger
Goldburger’s new home in Highland Park.
(Allen Yelent)

Here are a few of this week’s notable restaurant (re)openings around Southern California.

Goldburger


Allen Yelent’s pop-up Goldburger returns to Highland Park on May 14 for a six-month residence in what was formerly the Romanian restaurant Parsnip, now in Glassell Park. Goldburger will serve double cheeseburgers, fries and more for takeout from noon to 9 p.m., Thursday to Sunday.

5623 York Blvd., Los Angeles, instagram.com/goldburgerla

Knott’s Berry Farm


Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park has opened its Knott’s Chicken-to-Go Restaurant, Bakery and Market for curbside pickup. Knott’s famous fried chicken meals come with mashed potatoes, corn, and biscuits with jam. Whole boysenberry pies are $13. The theme park remains closed.

7801 Crescent Ave., Buena Park, (714) 220-5288, marketplace.knotts.com

Good Luck Wine Shop


Kate and Adam Vourvoulis opened Good Luck Wine Shop in Pasadena last week, offering a selection of natural wines including a wine made under their own label, Vin de California. One day the couple hopes to open a winery and tasting room next door to the shop; right now orders can be place online for free local delivery.

626-314-3022, goodluckwineshop.com

Ceci’s Oven


Pastamaker Francesco Lucatorto, formerly of Providence, Angelini Osteria and Brera Ristorante, is selling made-from-scratch pasta dishes through his takeout pop-up Ceci’s Oven. The weekly menu is posted every Sunday; $15 gets you a tray of pasta to feed two, such as cacio e pepe gnocchi or lasagna bolognese. Tiramisu and focaccia are also available. Pickup orders can be placed over email or Instagram DM.

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instagram.com/cecis_oven

Bäco Mercat


Josef Ceteno’s downtown restaurant Bäco Mercat has reopened for takeout and curbside pickup. A revamped menu now includes stuffed flatbreads called focaccino, salads, frozen cookie dough and a $78 rib-eye for two.

408 S. Main St., Los Angeles, (213) 687-8808, bacomercat.com

Tacos Leo


After closing down their food truck fleet in mid-March, al pastor specialist Tacos Leo is on the road once more. Seven Tacos Leo locations are now open, including those in Mid-City, Westlake, Pico-Union, West L.A., East Hollywood and Wilmington. Check Instagram for exact addresses and hours of operations.

Various locations, instagram.com/leostacostruck

Rustic Canyon


Rustic Canyon in Santa Monica has reopened for curbside pickup, offering four- to five-course family-style dinners that can feed two, four or six. Chef Andy Doubrava’s menu will change daily, offering dishes such as cherry-glazed pork ribs or fried chicken with hot honey. Orders can be placed over the phone, or made in advance through Tock.

1119 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 393-7050, rusticcanyonrestaurant.com

Pal Cabron Pop-Up


Great news for those who fondly remember Pal Cabron, the cemita restaurant owned by the Lopez family of Guelaguetza: Pal Cabron dishes have been added to Guelaguetza’s expanded takeout menu. New-old dishes include crispy milanesa cemitas with quesillo cheese and fresh herbs and tacos arabe in pillowy flour tortillas. Order online or by phone for takeout or delivery.

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3014 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 427-0608, ilovemole.com


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