CULVER CITY: Lots of progress at the newKay 'n Dave's location on Culver Boulevard. First of all, Pacifico's thatched tables were finally removed from the corner restaurant. But don't get too excited: Kay 'n Dave's doesn't expect to open until early 2009. [PLYWOOD]
MID-CITY:Blackburn & Sweetzer gets some dish on Allora Cucina Itlaiana, which takes over the long-vacant Zen Grill space on 3rd Street: Mid-range; cuisine from all over Italy, including pizzas and take-out; one of the owners was a manager at Ago; they hope to open "in a few weeks" if all goes according to plan. [PLYWOOD]
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