Rumor Mill: Eataly Renews Interest in Downtown LA, “Serious Discussions” to Open at The Bloc

Jul 02, 2013 991

by Brigham Yen

Not so fast West LA. A source who wishes to remain anonymous has informed me that Eataly — the enormously popular Italian restaurant and market from New York founded by Oscar Farinetti — is in "serious discussions" to open at Macy's Plaza, or more accurately, as part of the future $160 million makeover project called "The Bloc."

In case you missed it, Macy's Plaza was purchased by The Ratkovich Company earlier this month in June for $241 million with exciting plans to redo the entire complex, including a $40 million Sheraton revamp and a multi-million dollar upgrade to elevate the current dismal Macy's to flagship status.

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