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Very Small Bites, Part II: Stefan's, Eva, Caffe Roma, Reservoir

August 6, 2009 |  6:04 pm

Guinness ice cream and chocolate cake at Reservoir in Silver Lake. "Top Chef" Season 5 runner-up Stefan Richter has officially opened his eponymous restaurant, Stefan's at L.A. Farm, a high-end industrial park packed with post-production and audio mixing companies. 3000 W. Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 449-4000.

Eva, which is going into the former Hatfield's space, announced that Sundays will be a no-menu "Dinner Party" night. Chef Mark Gold will cook based on what he selects from farmers markets and serve everything family-style, "with free flowing wine." 7458 Beverly Blvd., L.A.

Newly renovated to give it more of a bistro feel, Caffe Roma has recently reopened. 350 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 274-7834, www.cafferomabeverlyhills.com.

Reservoir begins serving brunch every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 16. Options include a BLTA served over a cheddar-and-chive waffle, a vegetarian chorizo scramble, Bloody Marys and more. 1700 Silver Lake Blvd., L.A. (323) 662-8655, www.silverlakereservoir.com.

-- Elina Shatkin

Photo: Guinness ice cream and chocolate cake at Reservoir in Silver Lake. Credit: Axel Koester / For The Times