This café may be set in a strip mall next to a Starbucks, but chef Miki Zivkovic, ex of Pinot Bistro, presents a fine Cal-French menu…
Though a Yontville transplant, Thomas Keller’s Bouchon has settled into the surreal luxury of Beverly Hills like a pricey leather armchair.
Chef Jeremy Berlin has put his stamp on this urban-romantic bistro with such items as the hearty vegetarian cassoulet with Tuscan kale, and braised pork belly with a pickled vegetable salad.
Step off La Cienega into this red-walled cocoon and through the smoke haze of the enclosed patio, and you’ll feel a lot closer to Paris.
Not enough restaurants in this town take aim at the everyday, and those that do seem to think our palates are somehow less sharp between Monday and Thursday
Neighborhood: Beverly Grove
Since opening in 1999, Josiah Citrin’s Santa Monica respite has never wavered from its mission to provide a restaurant that celebrates the difference between eating and dining.
An elegant dining room with chandeliers, dark wood paneling, and a near-silent crew of servers sets the stage for simple, sophisticated French cuisine.