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Food

Downtown Gets Third Famima!! Now with Sushi Bar

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Tomorrow is the ribbon cutting of the third and newest downtown Famima!! at the California Plaza on Grand Avenue near MOCA. It's about time this part of downtown receive some new food options, even if this is quasi Japanese 7-11 style. However, a made-to-order sushi bar will be the centerpiece of this location.

In addition to the few food options at the California Plaza, Performance Row (as we once dubbed it) has a Koo Koo Roo, California Pizza Kitchen, Patina, REDCAT Lounge, Cafe at WDCH, Kendall's Brasserie and the outdoor cafe and restaurant on the Music Center Plaza.

Mayor Villaraigosa will be there tomorrow to deliver remarks and participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony. During the mayor's 2006 Asia trade mission, he made a promise to bring new international investment to Los Angeles. And here it is... some of it at least.

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Currently, there are 13 stores in the greater LA area and by the end of 2008, Los Angeles should have a total of 20 Famima!! storefronts.

Open 7 days a week, the new store's meager hours will be 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat/Sun 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Photo by jslander via Flickr