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|LOS ANGELES RESTAURANT NEWS - JUNE 2012 Archive|
Quinn and Karen Hatfield's casual neighborhood eatery The Sycamore Kitchen is now open on La Brea, serving bakery items and lunch daily. The airy, 2,000-square-foot café offers pastries ranging from salted caramel pecan rolls and sour cherry scones to a dark ale spice gingerbread. Also expect savory options like an open-face toast with house-made ricotta, stewed citrus and fennel, and a roasted chicken breast sandwich on country bread. Bakery & Lunch daily. The Sycamore Kitchen, 143 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036, 323-939-0151.
Towne Food & Drink, a venture of restaurateur Armen Shirvanian (Pasadena's Mi Piace), is located in a 7,000-square-foot space in downtown's Watermarke Tower designed by Mark Zeff. The menu features contemporary American cuisine from a culinary team that includes New York chef Eric Hara (davidburke & donatella, The Oak Room at The Plaza) and Scott Conant protégé Ryan Morrison. Desserts are handled by pastry chef Tamara Davis (Aquavit, Boule, Bottega Louie). Towne Food & Drink, 705 W. 9th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015, 213-623-2366.
The team at Innovative Dining Group (IDG), which operates Sushi Roku, BOA Steakhouse and Katana, has taken over the former Zucca space downtown for Soleto Trattoria & Pizza Bar, a lively trattoria and pizza bar. Soleto Trattoria & Pizza Bar, 801 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017, 213-622-3255.
New Dining Specials at BierBeisl
For the month of July, anyone taller than chef Bernhard Mairinger, who stands at 6' 7", receives one free meal (entrée and dessert) at BierBeisl. The official measurement (without shoes) will be taken at the restaurant. The deal does not include beer or wine. BierBeisl has also introduced a "build-your-own" three-course lunch ($30) that includes a choice of soup or salad, pork or turkey schnitzel with side dish, plus an Austrian pastry. Also, diners should take note that the restaurant will be closed for vacation from August 29 to September 12. BierBeisl, 9669 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210, 310-271-7274.
Breakfast at Maison Giraud
In the Pacific Palisades, MaisonGiraud is now serving a full breakfast menu, including waffles, bagels, house-made salmon and egg dishes. Maison Giraud, 1032 Swarthmore Ave., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, 310-459-7561.
Chef Tony Esnault has departed Joachim Splichal's flagship downtown restaurant Patina. Sous chef Charles Olalia has been promoted to oversee the kitchen. Patina, Walt Disney Concert Hall, 141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012, 213-972-3331.
"Top Chef" alum Jamie Lauren is chef at Wolfslair Biergarten, which took over the Hollywood space that formerly housed Ivan Kane's Cafe Wa s. Wolfslair Biergarten, Sunset + Vine, 1521 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90028, 323-467-9653.
Jason Mattick, formerly of Palate Food + Wine, is the new chef of Santa Monica restaurant Milo & Olive, replacing temporary chef Walter Manzke. Milo & Olive, 2723 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403, 310-453-6776.
RusticCanyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen has finally replaced former chef Evan Funke with Jeremy Strubel, who has previous cooked at Dakota Restaurant and is also a consulting chef at Momed. Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen, 1119 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401, 310-393-7050.
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