The Fourth Annual Best New Restaurants Tasting Event


On Wednesday, January 18, Los Angeles magazine celebrated the January “Top Ten Best New Restaurants” issue with a culinary tasting event, presented by INFINITI. A+D Museum was transformed into a bistro and park featuring the chefs from the “Top 10” restaurants, past and present. Gourmet samplings that included octopus with persimmon from 71Above, pickled mussels from Kali, and Howlin’ Ray’s renowned Nashville hot chicken wings.

 ERVEN, crowned the number one restaurant, served their beer battered tofu sliders in the INFINITI Trophy Lounge. Guests were also treated to cookie shots from The Dirty Cookie, posed for photos in the INFINITI photo booth, were gifted branded wine glasses and experienced the INFINITI Q60 and first ever QX30 crossover. Attendees enjoyed handcrafted cocktails made with Bombay Sapphire, craft beer from Duvel, artisan Peerless Coffee and Tea, and a variety of wine samples

 Featured restaurants:

•             71Above

•             Baran’s 2239

•             ERVEN

•             Here’s Looking at You

•             Howlin’ Ray’s

•             Kali

•             Unit 120 featuring Now Serving

•             WOLF

•             The Bellwether

•             Manhattan Beach Post

•             Scopa Italian Roots


Featured Wineries:

•             Archium

•             Cordon

•             Hillside Wine & Spirits

•             Tercero


Photographer: Jennifer Fujikawa                                     


Click here to view photos from the photo both shot by MVS Studio Inc. presented by Infiniti.