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June 2019 Archive

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LOS ANGELES RESTAURANT NEWS - JUNE 2019 Archive


OPENINGS

Mozza alum chef Chad Colby has opened Antico Mozza alum chef Chad Colby has opened Antico restaurant, featuring handmade pastas and wood-fired Italian fare. Antico, 4653 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004, 323-510-3093.
 
Nic Adler teamed up with restaurateur Stéphane Bombet and culinary director Steven Fretz on Nic's on Beverly. The space boasts particularly fine outdoor dining, as diners who recall previous tenants The Ponte and Terrine will appreciate. Expect a plant-based menu that pays tribute to iconic LA dishes, such as the Chinois salad inspired by Wolfgang Puck. Nic's on Beverly, 8265 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, 323-746-5130.
 
Chef Danny Elmaleh’s popular restaurant in Sherman Oaks, Mizlala, has opened a sister spot, Mizlala West Adams. Look for an outdoor patio with olive trees (also dog friendly), a pickle bar, and dishes including hummus salad, a falafel pita sandwich, chicken shwarma, lamb and beef patties, and a tahini halvah shake. Mizlala West Adams, 5400 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016, 323-433-7137.
 
Chef Lincoln Carson's Bon Temps is a modern French brasserie with industrial flair, in keeping with its location in downtown LA's Arts District. Expect dishes like Maine scallops with morels, ramps and peas, and a Valrhona chocolate soufflé for dessert. The restaurant is starting with dinner service, but will expand with lunch and a patisserie. Bon Temps, 712 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90021, 213-784-0044.
 

NEWS BYTES

Heroic Wine Bar in downtown Santa Monica will host the next event in the GAYOT Dinner Series GAYOT Dinner Series at Heroic Wine Bar on July 31
Heroic Wine Bar in downtown Santa Monica will host the next event in the GAYOT Dinner Series on July 31, 2019. For details, click here. Heroic Wine Bar, 514 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401, 310-490-0202.
 
Chef Brandon Kida presents the uni baguette at Hinoki & the Bird What to Order at Hinoki & the Bird
Chef Brandon Kida continues to put his stamp on the globe-trotting fare at Hinoki & the Bird in Century City. His uni baguette with house-made ricotta and local honey is a must-order from the nama (raw bar) section of the menu. Hinoki & the Bird, The Century, 10 W. Century Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90067, 310-552-1200.
 

CHEF SHUFFLE

In Venice, Makani has landed chef Miles Thompson, who was cooking most recently at Michael’s. Look for four “micro-seasonal” tasting menus at dinner (omnivore, pescatarian, vegetarian, vegan) and Thompson will create a nose-to-tail meat program with in-house butchering as well. The restaurant will offer à la carte lunch and à la carte bar-only menus featuring an amalgam of ingredients derived from the dinner menus. Makani, 512 Rose Ave., Venice, CA 90291, 424-645-5410.
 

CLOSINGS

On Sunset at Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard has been replaced by Sirocco, a Mediterranean restaurant overseen by French chef Olivier Rousselle. On Sunset, Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard, 11461 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049, no phone.
 

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