All posts tagged as LA Restaurant

05 Oct

Eater LA – MTN

In Restaurant Construction by John Murawski / October 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

The 20 Hottest Restaurants in LA Right Now, October 2017

Where to eat right now in the City of Angels

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? Restaurant obsessives want to know what’s new, what’s hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and neighborhood restaurants across the city, it is not a chronicle of the ‘it’ places of the moment.

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31 Jul

MTN – LA Weekly

In Restaurant Construction by John Murawski / July 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Has This New Venice Restaurant Reached Peak Abbot Kinney?

Got your Highly Anticipated Westside Restaurant Opening bingo card handy? OK, let’s see…

* Is located in a building that could double as an art installation

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21 Jul

Dongpo Kitchen

In Restaurant Construction by John Murawski / July 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

Chinese Group’s First Casual-Dining Outpost Opens

Since 1996, restaurant group Meizhou Dongpo has served millions of customers in over a hundred fine-dining locations in China, all with an emphasis on perfecting traditional Sichuanese cuisine in a formal setting.

Owners Chef Wang Gang and his wife, Liang Li, brought their fine-dining concept to Los Angeles in 2013 but were looking for other brand expressions. Located at Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Dongpo Kitchen is their first casual-dining location. It features an open kitchen and seating for more than 100, including an open-air patio.

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14 Mar

Brids and Bees – LA Weekly

In Restaurant Construction by John Murawski / March 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Birds and Bees Brings L.A. Back to Its Cocktail Golden Era

If you haven’t heard the buzz, Birds & Bees is kind of a big deal. Not just because it serves classic cocktails in a dim, Don Draper–esque den that transports you to the 1950s. Not even because it’s another signifier of downtown L.A.’s culinary renaissance, or because it has a hidden, underground entrance in a random parking lot that makes you feel cool for knowing about it. All these things are true, but what’s really remarkable is how faithfully it synthesizes L.A.’s 1940s and ’50s cocktail history with contemporary tastes. The post-Prohibition era saw the best of tiki trends mixed with classic cocktails, all livened with fresh juices and homemade tinctures, and Birds & Bees increases the nostalgia factor with the addition of vermouth, brandy and sherry.

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29 Sep

Bar Amá & Animal – Eater LA

In Restaurant Construction by John Murawski / September 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

11 Super Secret Off-Menu Items Worth Trying in Los Angeles

There’s no more delicious pat on the back than ordering an off-menu item in LA. It’s partly because of the nod of respect the waiter gives you after ordering the secret dish, but mainly because what comes out of the kitchen is some of the chef’s best work.  Usually it’s a signature dish that the restaurant reserves for its knowing regulars, but sometimes its customizable options that make a dish your own.

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