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Steak Los Angeles

Bashan Restaurant Grilled Skirt Steak [CLOSED]

What was supposed to be a simple dinner with a good friend turned into a birthday party, with my girlfriend and some friends surprising me at Bashan Restaurant, one of my favorite NELA restaurants....
Syrian Food Los Angeles

Esso Mediterranean Bistro Ras Nahnah

Syria has largely been associated with turmoil to start the ’10s, but of course the Middle Eastern country has more to contribute to the global landscape, including cuisine. Jack is ethnically Armenian, but hails...
Restaurant Los Angeles

Mediterranean Spinners Debuts in Monrovia [CLOSED]

In early May, Mediterranean Garden Grill owner Joey Kouchakian opened an Old Town Monrovia restaurant called Mediterranean Spinners. The fast-casual café occupies the former home of Sir Walter Nuts and Candy and specializes in...
Mediterranean Food Los Angeles

Canele: Creating Electricity with Mediterranean Specials [CLOSED]

A mob of starving food bloggers descended on Canelé’s communal table for a Mediterranean feast, including Matthew (Mattatouille) Christine (Folie à Choisauce), Kevin (Kevin Eats), Aaron (Food Destination), Fiona (Gourmet Pigs) and Danny (Kung...
Fish Los Angeles

Samir Mohajer Opens Cabbage Patch in Beverly Hills [CLOSED]

Samir Mohajer, the opening chef at Rustic Canyon and former sous chef at Little Door, just opened The Cabbage Patch in the defunct Beverly Hills home of O4U. He revealed some details a month...
Restaurant Los Angeles

The Olive Opens in Los Feliz [CLOSED]

Petros Ohanyan and wife Rosalba finally opened The Olive in a Los Feliz strip mall. Their fast casual Mediterranean restaurant specializes in reasonably priced kabob plates, salads and sides. Expect to find a chicken...