01/19/2012 03:03 pm ET Updated Mar 20, 2012

Jonathan Gold's Angeli Caffe Eulogy - Page 1 - Eat+Drink - Los Angeles - LA Weekly

The chilly Wednesday evening before Angeli Caffe closed for good, you could grab a bar seat at Pizzeria Mozza without waiting, and there were only two or three dudes in line at Pink's hot dog stand. If you were ambling down Melrose on your way to a bite or a drink, you could have had your choice of any table at any restaurant on the usually crowded strip.