Ex-L.A. mayor Riordan turns Pantry’s annex into high-end steakhouse and bar

LOS ANGELES Restaurateur, investor and former Los Angeles mayor Richard Riordan has converted the breakfast-lunch bakery cafe annex beside his landmark Original Pantry Cafe into the ultrahigh-end Riordan’s Tavern, which is slated to open late next month featuring “stiff drinks, great steaks.”

Sources at the 83-year-old Original Pantry, the low-end, old-fashioned steak specialty diner that Riordan bought in 1981, 12 years before becoming mayor, said the neighboring

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