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  • January 11, 2018
    There are a lot of things we like about LA. Being able to stand outside without your face hurting. The dearth of bomb cyclones. An excess of healthy-and-also-really-good lunch options. Other things, surely. But to that last point, here's west~bourne: a friendly neighborhood café that's downright excelling at being California-inspired (you'll see why below), right down to the refusal to use caps. It's opening Wednesday in Soho.
  • WWD
    January 10, 2018
    The emergence of the California-inspired wellness craze among New Yorkers is now a prominent trend at some of the city’s most popular restaurants. West-bourne, which opens today from Camilla Marcus, expands on the concept to be both a healthy-minded café and takeaway shop, as well as a business that gives back to the community. Good for the body, good for the people.
  • January 10, 2018
    Another all-day cafe joins New York City today, this time with a charitable bent. West-bourne, with a California-inspired menu and ethos, is now open at 137 Sullivan St., between Prince and West Houston streets, and donating a portion of its proceeds to the poverty-fighting Robin Hood Foundation.
  • January 08, 2018
    Over the last few years, New York’s trendier precincts have been hit with a plant-based wave of fake-meat barbecuers, coconut-yogurt purveyors, and hippie-bowl cafés. Now, restaurateur Camilla Marcus wants to take that approach — call it “wellness” if you must — to another level: At her new restaurant, West~bourne, which opens on Wednesday, she combines the hippie-bowl café’s health mantras with an actual cause.
  • August 25, 2017
    How is this L.A.-inspired, “accidentally vegetarian” all-day café different from all others? It comes from Danny Meyer’s former director of business development and pledges to donate a percentage of sales to the Door, a job-training organization. There will be California wines and sandwiches like the Mushreuben, which is, as it sounds, a Reuben made from maitakes, plus sauerkraut, Peppadew peppers, and Swiss cheese.
  • August 21, 2017
    This all-day restaurant coming to SoHo has strong Cali vibes with its menu of veggie-focused seasonal fare inspired by 1960s Los Angeles. It also has a charitable aim: Founder Camilla Marcus will partner with Robin Hood Foundation to donate a portion of all proceeds to The Door, a nonprofit which supports youth job training.
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