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La Buca since expansion?

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mehfactor Aug 15, 2007 03:49 PM

Haven't seen anything on La Buca (melrose at wilton) in some time. I've never been.

Is the expansion finished? Is it still good? What to order?

Thanks!

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  1. Chowpatty RE: mehfactor Aug 15, 2007 03:57 PM

    Won't be finished for a while yet.
    http://la.eater.com/archives/2007/08/...

    1. DanaB RE: mehfactor Aug 15, 2007 04:00 PM

      I drive by it frequently, and the expansion is definitely not done yet.

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        mehfactor RE: DanaB Aug 15, 2007 04:05 PM

        Oh, thanks. Good to know.

        I assume the restaurant is open though? (have a res. tomorrow)

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          DanaB RE: mehfactor Aug 15, 2007 04:09 PM

          Yes, the restaurant is open during construction in its original space.

      2. caitybirdie RE: mehfactor Aug 16, 2007 11:08 AM

        i went last week, and there has been SOO much progress since that picture was taken in the la eater. its just gorgeous! go by and ask if u can take a peek!!!! it really looks sooner than later!!!! YAY!!!!

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          carter RE: caitybirdie Aug 16, 2007 02:43 PM

          Oh, yes, with fireplace upstairs, blonde paneling on both floors, open and large bar downstairs with a patio out back, it looked to be ready in about 4-6 weeks, and that was 2 weeks ago. Be prepared for after Labor Day opening or thereabouts.

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