We stopped by right at door-opening on day 2 to take a peek at rockstar chef Michael Voltaggio's fresh! hot! now!
We were just going to have a (dr)ink...
Four glasses of wine, five dishes, and almost six hours later...
Turnips and Radishes $9
Dungeness Crab Toast $16
Dungeness crab toast with smoked mayo, housemade hot sauce, celery. Like a very familiar shrimp toast, but with crab. Didn't love the "hot dog" presentation. Still, YES.
Sea Bass $22
Spaghetti made of giant squid and squash, with hazelnut-ink pesto, piment d'espelette. It looked interesting and impressive down there at the end of the bar, so we ordered one for ourselves. Should always remember that "looks good from a distance," especially at a bar in LA...? NO.
Black Cod $18
Black Cod Under Kelp Pasta Sheet
8360 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069