I'm not shedding too many tears for the imminent demise of Back Door Bakery on Silver Lake Blvd. I know some people love this place, but the dogfights at your feet, undercooked or rotten fruit in the pastries, lack of ability to make an iced tea (at least a few years ago) and general griminess have always turned me off. They did have their good sides -- they used to give tours of the bakery to school groups, which the kids enjoyed, and my daughter's nursery school class painted one of the tables there. And I had a few breakfasts there which were fine as long as you avoided the pastry products.
But the departure of the Back Door and Eat Well mean there's two spaces available where someone with actual hygiene standards and good food can move in, which can only be a good thing. I'll get an update later today on the plans for the space.
Update: The commenters below referring to non-payment of salaries, etc., are referring to Eat Well, not the Backdoor Bakery. I have no knowledge of the financial particulars of the BackDoor Bakery, or of Eat Well, for that matter.