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Cafe La Boheme

8400 Santa Monica Blvd. (Orlando St.) Send to Phone
323-848-2360 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A more relaxed vibe prevails and chef Christine Banta’s cuisine still lives at the redesigned Café La Bohème.
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Cafe La Boheme Restaurant Review

: The former La Bohème has reopened its doors as Café La Bohème. Restaurant designer Margaret O’Brien has transformed the look of the restaurant to reflect a more relaxed vibe and has added more private booths and new paintings while keeping the original chandeliers. Executive chef Christine Banta is still guiding the kitchen, and her new menu includes dishes like chicken breast with whole grain mustard sauce and baby vegetables with garlic mashed potatoes; miso-glazed salmon with hon-shimeji bamboo rice and spinach sauce; roasted beets with avocado, smoked trout and carrot ginger vinaigrette; and a 55-day dry-aged steak. In addition to the menu and design changes, the bar has been expanded and offers a “snack menu” featuring smaller portions off the main menu.

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Cafe La Boheme
by on Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:52 am
Before your order is taken from one of several attentive and efficient waiters, fresh house-baked warm focaccia bread is placed before you accompanied by a ramekin of white bean puree dip. A few of our favorite and most-loved dinner entrees consist of the Herb-Marinated Hanger Steak (presented with a balsamic steak sauce, glazed green beans and garlic mashed potatoes), the popular 6-Ounce Filet Mignon (which literally does melt in your mouth), the Seared Sea Scallops (produced with mushrooms, edamame and a yuzu Beurre Blanc), and the Miso Glazed Salmon (offered with Baby Bok Choi, Shiitake Basmati rice, and a spinach sauce). Due to the change in season and availability of certain fresh ingredients, Chef Banta has recently replaced her very popular Japanese Pumpkin Ravioli in Brown Butter Sage Sauce with a Squash Ravioli in a lighter, less sugary flavored sage butter sauce. Did we mention that on Monday evenings, the corkage charge is only five dollars? It's a courtesy well-accepted and appreciated by both the establishment's first-time customers as well as their seasoned returning enthusiasts. We're not big dessert consumers, but on rare occasion, we have been known to indulge in one specific creation on the Cafe La Boheme dessert menu...the Banana Bread Pudding... After dinner, we took the rest of our wine outside on the patio to enjoy the remainder of the evening and the close of the lightened sky above.
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