For the first time since opening its doors in 1967, the iconic Proud Bird restaurant and event space, which has been offering diners breathtaking views of Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) runways, will embark on a 10 month renovation beginning February 1st. With strong ties to the local community, the Proud BIrd will maintain its aviation-inspired theme when it transitions into a food hall with various food kiosks offering diverse artisanal cuisine, paying homage to the cultural melting pot that is Los Angeles and its busiest transportation hub, LAX.
“Our customers have been friends of The Proud Bird since my father, David, first opened the restaurant nearly 50 years ago,” said John D. Tallichet, President and CEO of Specialty Restaurants Corporations. "Their undying support has defined this restaurant in profound ways, and we are excited to finally have the chance to give this community the contemporary dining and drinking experience it deserves.”
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Daily Breeze Online - Iconic Proud Bird Restaurant at LAX to close for 10-month upgrade (January 2016)
Eater LA - There's a Giant New Food Hall Landing Next to LAX This Year (January 2016)
LAist - An Enormous New Food Hall Is Arriving Near The LAX Runways Next Year (January 2016)
Los Angeles Magazine - LAX-Adjacent Restaurant The Proud Bird is Turning into a Food Hall (January 2016)
Los Angeles Times Daily Dish - L.A.'s next big food hall is being built next to LAX (January 2016)
LA Weekly Online - 10 Weird L.A. Places Everyone Should Visit (January 2016)
Daily Press - Soaring with the Proud Bird (September 2015)
Easy Reader News - The Proud Bird keeps on flying (May 2015)
My News LA - Proud Bird lives! Threatened eatery along LAX flight path signs 20-year lease (January 2015)
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Posted on 10/27/2016 at 07:36:00 AM