CONNECTING PEOPLE TO IDEAS AND TO EACH OTHER
CONNECTING PEOPLE TO IDEAS AND TO EACH OTHER

Can a Bakery Betray a Whole Neighborhood?

Their Croissants Brought Pico Together but the Truth Broke Our Hearts

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Neighborhoods need many things to thrive, and I’d argue prominent among them is a gathering spot for good food and coffee. Too few Los Angeles neighborhoods boast such a business, especially one that’s not a chain and offers authentic warmth. In a city in which entire neighborhoods lack supermarkets and are forced to rely on gas stations for groceries, this is very much a privileged wish, I know. But in my little piece of L.A., we had that place for a time. And it mattered. And when the warm family …

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