Moby Takes Heat for Layoffs at Vegan Restaurant Little Pine

Social media lit up with criticism of the musician-turned-restaurateur this week
Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • April 15, 2020
Like too many other service industry workers, employees of Moby’s Little Pine vegan restaurant in Silver Lake have been laid off in the midst of an unprecedented economic shutdown. Several aren’t happy with the way their celebrity boss went about...
The full article can be read on the Los Angeles Magazine website.

Related Articles

What Wolfgang Puck thinks the restaurant industry needs most

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • May 17, 2020
Wolfgang Puck is one of the most famous chefs in the world. Arguably the first celebrity chef, he built a culinary empire with a catering company and dozens of restaurants. In Los Angeles, the Austrian chef is known for helping to start a dining...

How one L.A. restaurant is facing the coronavirus pandemic

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • March 18, 2020
At 10:08 on Monday morning, Caitlin and Daniel Cutler pulled their Jeep Cherokee into the parking lot of Ronan, their Melrose Avenue Italian restaurant. Their 7-month-old daughter McKenna sat smiling in a car seat in the back. On any other Monday,...

What the coronavirus shutdown has meant for two L.A. bars

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 26, 2020
Zach Negin turned down the volume on the Hugh Masekela album he was playing at his Thai Town wine bar Tabula Rasa. “Last call,” he shouted. The bleak new meaning of the phrase bloomed suddenly. It was March 15, the day that Mayor Eric Garcetti...

Coronavirus in L.A.: Bars close, restaurants go take-out only

Suhauna Hussain, Andrea Chang, Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • March 16, 2020
In an aggressive bid to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered bars to close and forced restaurants to halt dine-in service. Food and nightlife proprietors fear some establishments might not reopen. The restrictions,...

Coronavirus sends L.A.'s beloved taco trucks into survival mode

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • March 26, 2020
On the evening of March 19, shortly after Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Los Angeles would be placed under a “Safer at Home” ordinance in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the rolling avenues of Boyle Heights were unusually quiet. At...