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2012 Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. " Patina

Joachim Splichal
Los Angeles, CA




Joachim Splichal's flagship restaurant, nestled in the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, is a destination for foodies hailing from far and wide. In the gifted hands of executive chef Tony Esnault, the luxe French cuisine continues to draw applause from the culinary cognoscenti. There’s a serious wine list and the celebrated cheese cart is one of the best in the city.

CHEF TONY ESNAULT HAS DEPARTED THE RESTAURANT.

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Other Restaurants

Los Angeles

C+M
Café Pinot

Café Descanso

Concert Hall Café

 Hollywood Bowl
Kendall's Brasserie & Bar

Market Café at AT&T Center

Market Café at Wells Fargo Center

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse

Norton Simon Café

Pinot Grill

Plaza Café at LACMA

Ray's & Stark Bar

Spotlight Café and 'Tina Tacos

 

Lake Buena Vista, FL
Tutto Italia
Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria

Las Vegas
Pinot Brasserie

New Jersey

Panevino Ristorante

New York

The Beer Bar

Brasserie

Brasserie 8 ½

Café Centro

Cucina & Co. Macy's

Cucina & Co. MetLife

Cucina & Co. Rockefeller Center

The Grand Tier Restaurant

Ice Rink

La Fonda Del Sol

Lincoln

Macy's Cellar Bar & Grill

Naples 45

Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse

The Rink Bar

Rock Center Café

The Sea Grill

 

Orange County

Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar

Leatherby's Café Rouge

Naples Ristorante E Pizzeria

Pinot Provence

Tangata

Tortilla Jo's

 

San Francisco

Café at the Opera at the SFWM


Ventures & Adventures

Joachim Splichal Feeding Baby: Simple, Healthy Recipes for Babies and Their Families

Catering
Patina Catering

Cookbooks
Feeding Baby: Simple, Healthy Recipes for Babies and Their Families
Feeding Baby: Everyday Recipes for Healthy Infants and Toddlers
Joachim Splichal's Patina Cookbook: Spuds, Truffles and Wild Gnocchi

Classes
Cooking Classes
A Day in the Kitchen

Products
Signature Tableware & Glassware



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