, the long-standing family-owned and operated restaurant at 8171 Santa Monica Blvd., has been sold, Eater LA reported late Monday.
According to the site, chef Michael Cimarusti of the Melrose seafood restaurant Providence and Claim Jumper founder Craig Nickoloff are partnering up to take over the 25-year-old coffee shop. The duo's new venture, according to an Alcoholic Beverage Control report, is listed as "Connie and Ted's." No word on what type of eatery the new business will be.
This was all news to Silver Spoon employees Tuesday morning, and the owner was unavailable for comment.
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