September sees the rise of the cloud kitchens for DTLA. Billed as the wave of the future, these ghost kitchens come fully equip with just enough supplies and staff to produce mass takeout orders.
Indoctrinated into the “New World of TakeOut Orders”, overall Covid cases don’t spike in September. A spike, however, would come in the form of some of our most cherished community dining hubs calling permanently turning off their burners.
Closed for what we hoped was only temporary; Hushpuppy Southern hotspot Preux and Proper, the fine art of Mexican Cuisine at Broken Spanish, and Old Town restaurant relay team leader Baco Mercat.
It becomes official, after suffering from rumored landlord disputes and crushing vandalism twice in one year, Downtown’s most lavish establishment, paying homage to Italian Cuisine, Terroni on Spring, would not be coming back from Covid 19.
Just a few blocks away in the Fashion District, Amante Restaurant catches a second wind and expands its TakeOut menu to compliment their already highly sought after signature pizzas.