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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS The Must

118 W. 5th St. (Spring St.) Send to Phone
213-627-1162
Hip downtown wine bar features affordable, eclectic wines and amped-up gastropub comfort food created by a Hell’s Kitchen alum.

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Dinner nightly
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  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS The Must, Los Angeles, CA

THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS The Must Restaurant Review

: This conceptual downtown wine bar has a character all its own, with a hip urban edge fueled by rock ‘n’ roll and an eclectic wine and beer list. The best seats are elevated next to the vintage windows, where patrons perch to see and be seen. Co-owner Coly Den Haan has put together an expansive, dynamic wine list of offbeat, unique labels from every corner of the globe. From a handful of Central Coast and Napa boutique offerings, jump to explore a Katsiteli from the Republic of Georgia or a host of hard to come by French and Italian labels. Despite its moniker, the beer list here is equally seductive, featuring the likes of Avery White Rascal on tap, bottles of La Chouffe Golden Ale, and even cans of Old Milwaukee and Schlitz. Gordon Ramsay's Hell’s Kitchen alum Mary Ann Salcedo creates a menu of playful comfort food that delivers on high-end taste---a chicken potpie with wild mushrooms and homemade biscuit with chèvre crème fraîche, and savory Brussels sprouts sautéed with bacon and mustard sauce. We were also impressed with the hanger steak and black truffle fries, and for dessert it’s hard to resist the haute fluffernutter---a pop concoction gone uptown with smoked almond and roasted peanut butter, marshmallow fluff and bananas on grilled brioche with dark chocolate ganache.
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