Los Angeles residents hungry for information about Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s much-anticipated vegan restaurant now have some new tidbits to tide them over. LAist is reporting that the duo, in collaboration with business partners Chrissie Hynde, Tal Ronnen and Steve Bing, are financing the renovation of Studio City tapas bar Bokado Brasserie, which will serve as their new venture’s site. Bokado, located on Ventura Boulevard, is undergoing a transformation courtesy of Waldo Designs, a high-end firm fronted by celebrity interior designer Waldo Fernandez. Diners don’t have to wait long for the restaurant’s big reveal—according to Bokado’s voicemail, the site is reopening “with a new concept at the end of February.”
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