I had the chance to see Dushan Zaric, the owner of Employees Only, tonight when he was guest ending at The Eveleigh, and he said that although his bar has suffered a closure recently that he believes it will be open again by Friday.
Phil Ward (Pegu Club, Death & Co) helped open Ebanos Crossing in Downtown LA this year but before LA he had opened this mezcal and tequila haven, which is the place for contemplative drinking, not sports bar debauchery.
Sam Ross’ Attaboy took the spot formerly occupied by Milk & Honey. It’s been described as a speakeasy but you don’t need a reservation or a membership. No actual cocktail menu but apparently you don’t need one with bartenders that good.