Sticky Rice, the first of the new wave of tenants brought in as part of Grand Central Market's massive overhaul, is now open. Chef Johnny Lee (Spirit House) is serving Thai street food such as Hainanese chicken rice, grilled pork neck and papaya salad.
Ricky's Fish Tacos has wheeled its mobile fryer to Chinatown and set up shop on weekends outside LAX-C Thai supermarket. It's currently serving Baja fish and shrimp tacos from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Abbot Kinney's Willie Jane is now open. The sophomore restaurant from the duo behind Post & Beam in Baldwin Hills--chef Govind Armstrong and restaurateur Brad Johnson--features a menu of hearty Lowcountry cuisine.