The pandemic hasn’t passed us over altogether, but Passover this year feels less of a shande than last year. If you’re looking for all the holiday’s greatest hits—brisket, kugel, potato pancakes, matzo ball soup, and more—plenty of L.A. restaurants are serving dinners for takeout, delivery, and even for on-site dining.
Akasha Richmond’s and partner Alan Shulman’s Passover preorders are sold out, but they’ll be serving Passover specials at the restaurant on March 27 and 28. Check out their website for more. 310-845-1700, akasharestaurant.com.
Freedman’s is offering a family-style Passover menu for pickup and delivery from March 26 through March 28 through Tock. They’re offering of dinners for two or for four of Freedman’s Famous Glazed Brisket or roasted chicken with apricot, onions, potato or whole roasted branzino. All dinners are served with matzo, bitter herb salad, kugel, latkes, and divine flourless chocolate cake. 213-500-0916, freedmansla.com.
Birdie G’s passover preorders are closed, but the Santa Monica restaurant’s patio is open for outdoor dining March 27 and 28, and March 31 through April 4 for your matzo ball soup and noodle kugel needs. 310-310-3616, birdiegsla.com.
Huckleberry in Santa Monica is serving a menu of Creekstone Farms braised beef brisket, potato pancakes with organic sour cream and apple sauce, egg noodle kugel, and new dishes like a vibrant salad of roasted beets, satsumas, and pickled onion. For dessert, there’s strawberry rhubarb crisp with a lemon poppy matzo meal crumble. They’re already sold out for the 27th and 28th, but are still accepting orders for the 29th through the 4th as of publication time. 310-451-2311 or [email protected]
Every night is Passover at Canter’s, where holiday specialties are always on the menu: chopped liver; potato pancakes; and brisket and chicken dinners that include matzo ball soup. They’re even selling boxes of kosher-for-Passover matzo and Manischewitz wine. They’ve also reopened for indoor dining. 323-651-2030 or Postmates to order.
From March 25 through 27, Melody Wine Bar is serving a Passover dinner with natural wine on the patio. Elizabeth Heitner is serving up pastrami tacos, potato knish, quesadilla frita, sweet potato tzimmes, and Mexican chocolate babka. Reservations required. 323-922-6037, melodyla.com.