Will be open 24/7, with new bars, in addition to dining. Not clear if menu or beloved dining room setting will fundamentally change.
Although Clifton's adjoins LA's traditional skid road, the neighborhood has been changing, as new "hip" residential and office settings develop. Moreover, Clifton's remains just two blocks from LA's financial or corporate center.
Zagat.com article: http://blog.zagat.com/shi..rs-dish-saving-cliftons