Stories about Gjusta

8 great places for takeout banh mi in L.A. and O.C.

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • May 8, 2020

options are welcome. 15471 Brookhurst St., Westminster, (714) 718-0159‬; also at 8118 Garvey Ave., Rosemead, (626) 288-2132, banhmisaigon168.com Gjusta Gjusta’s smoked brisket banh mi is an irresistible hybrid: flutters of campfire-scented sliced beef with

menu of salads, grain bowls and pastries. It’s probably important to note, since most shops charge well under $10 for their many banh mi options, that both of Gjusta’s variants cost $19. Venice is still Venice. 320 Sunset Ave., Venice, (310) 314-0320

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Is chef Travis Lett leaving Venice's Gjusta Group?

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • October 16, 2019

Travis Lett, the chef behind Venice restaurants Gjelina and Gjusta, is in the process of ending his partnership with co-owner Fran Camaj, according to a source close to the talks who was not authorized to speak publicly about the ongoing

negotiations. If the outcome is as expected, says the source, Camaj will buy Lett’s equity in their company, Gjusta Group, and Lett — who has largely been the face of the popular restaurants — will move on from the business. Differences regarding the company’s

7 stone fruit jams to buy in L.A. now

Jenn Harris, Ben Mims • Los Angeles Times • July 15, 2021

cream or a cheese platter. And if he’s out of the Honey nectarine at the market, try the apricot. Available at local farmers markets and via the website, (818) 235-2332, coldwatercanyon.etsy.com Plum jam from Gjusta “If we feel the fruit is correct or

ripe for jam, then we just go for it,” says Gjusta chef Nicky Pickup. “We’re very much driven by what comes from the farms.” Sam Rogers, who buys the fruit for the Gjelina Group, says she buys the plums used in the Gjusta jam based on what’s plentiful

The best bagel shops in Los Angeles

Betty Hallock, Bill Addison, Danielle Dorsey, Jenn Harris, Stephanie Breijo, Lucas Kwan Peterson • Los Angeles Times • March 9, 2023

bagels at Gjusta are textbook good: crunchy shells with soft, chewy middles. The place is more conservative than most when it comes to the amount of seasoning on the everything bagel, with more of a smattering of dried onion and sesame seeds that allows

Crudo e Nudo Is Serving Up Fresh, Sustainable Fish—and an Exciting New Business Model

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • April 6, 2021

bar. They renovated the space themselves and set it up as a multifaceted operation. Not only is it a raw bar where you can enjoy a glass of biodynamic wine and tuna tartare on Gjusta bread outside on the patio, but it’s also a place to grab a quick

Review: Jonathan Gold finds a lesson in up-to-date good taste at Gjusta in Venice

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • February 27, 2015

To get to Gjusta, you tool past Santa Monica’s Main Street boutiques, past Jonathan Borofsky’s leering ballerina clown on the corner of Main and Rose, and turn left just after the giant Claes Oldenburg binoculars that mark Google’s Los Angeles

a former warehouse. You have arrived at the de facto Silicon Beach canteen. And like the community it serves, Gjusta, the newish place from owner Fran Camaj and chef-owner Travis Lett, the people who brought you Gjelina and Gjelina Takeaway, is

Best food gifts for the 2020 holidays: Treats, gear, classes

Jenn Harris, Patricia Escárcega, Bill Addison, Ben Mims, Lucas Kwan Peterson, Garrett Snyder, Alice Short • Los Angeles Times • October 30, 2020

this crock as an art object as well.) This one comes in several sizes, ranging from 3 to 16 liters. $39.99 to $78.99 | 👉 Purchase here Gjusta pantry gift box Gjusta, sister restaurant to Gjelina, is a deli-bakery-café mashup that has always attracted a

crowd eager to sample its salads, breads, pastries and sandwiches. As of this writing, patio dining is open — as is its online gift store, Gjusta Goods. This gift box includes marinated olive oil, herbed salt, California sage honey and chili vinegar. $44

Review: Korean American deli Yangban Society is going to be big

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 17, 2022

class parameters of the deli experience — has more in common with the ecstatic chaos of Gjusta than with the comforting orderliness of Langer’s. It can be overwhelming to narrow the options. I’ve grown attached to some favorites: A rippling, flaky square

L.A. Will Begin Listing Restaurants Linked to COVID-19 Outbreaks

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • April 22, 2020

. Gjusta in Venice reported a staff member tested positive on March 30.

Tasting the future of L.A. dining via takeout

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • July 18, 2020

teenager who baked at Gjusta and then turned his bread-making into, yes, a successful takeout and delivery project. — This week from our cooking heroes Genevieve Ko and Ben Mims: braised collards (yay, says the Southerner), vegan picadillo empanadas and