It's hard to believe that it's been a year since Mezze closed. The Middle Eastern–influenced New American restaurant on La Cienega Boulevard shuttered in late October 2012 after ongoing issues with a construction site next door. It was a loss to L.A.'s food scene for many reasons, most importantly because it meant we could no longer eat the cooking of chef Micah Wexler.
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Wexler has been keeping busy in the meantime, looking for a new project along with partner Mike Kassar, and popping up at Umamicatessen for a series of themed "residencies." Now Wexler and Kassar have found that new project, in partnership with Pitfire Pizza's David Sanfield: a classic deli in downtown's Grand Central Market called Wexler's Deli.More »