Every week involves a seemingly continuous stream of food, drinks and people. Of course not every taste or conversation is post-able, but the range of experiences is usually pretty amazing. Discover highlights from November 14 – 20, 2011, some of which will help to fuel full posts.
November 14, 2011 – Dave Kaplan and Proprietors LLC business partner Alex Day marked the debut of Chapter & Verse – their creative work space – with a private party that included complimentary cocktails like the Champs Elysee, fashioned by talented bartender and part-time Proprietors employee Devon Tarby.
November 16, 2011 – It hasn’t been long since Tsujita unleashed its tsukemen (dipping ramen) on Westsiders, and they’re already drawing large crowds to Sawtelle.
November 16, 2011 – The Royce celebrated one year in business with a special prix fixe menu from executive chef David Feau, which included options like tuna belly with argan oil ravigote, green apple and a 62˚ quail egg.
November 17, 2011 – Nick + Stef’s hosted their latest Meat 101 class, with executive chef Megan Logan and GM Patrick Kirchen differentiating dry-aged and wet-aged rib-eye and New York steak before she disappeared into the kitchen to cook the beef over a wood grill and in a 1200-degree broiler.
November 18, 2011 – Lazy Ox Canteen executive chef Josef Centeno debuted Baco Mercat downtown, featuring the bäco, his signature flatbread taco. He also unveiled a bottled Bäco Pop flavored with ginger, orange and juniper.
November 20, 2011 – O Jang Dong, the equivalent to a Korean diner, continued to show its range with bulgogi stew, which contained beef, glass noodles, enoki mushrooms, scallions, peppers and leeks, all spoonable over steamed white rice.