I can’t quite believe I haven’t been back yet. My only criticism is that these fantastic dishes that stood out to us on the menu collectively came with too much bread. If you haven’t been yet, a definite must-do in LA.
Josef – clove infused gin, apple brandy, almond, fennel, lemon
lamb tartare – burnt onion creme fraiche, pickled chive blossom, mint, cinnamon
grilled octopus – orange infused yogurt, sumac, dried bell pepper, sun golds, chervil
slow roasted lamb neck shawarma – tahini, pickled turnips, fermented cabbage, laffa
Simone was highly anticipated after a very delayed opening. But after being plagued by a host of ownership and management issues, and without food that compensated, it is now closed.
tomatoes, mustards, sorrel, whipped tahini
red lentil hummus, smashed cucumbers, nasturtium
pole beans, urfa chili creme fraiche, purple tomatillo, almond
ricotta gnudi, grated tomato, guanciale, basil
charred squash, nectarines macadamia salsa macha
hoja santa sturgeon, roasted corn, blistered shishitos