This mid-Wilshire stalwart remains the beating heart of the Los Angeles dining scene, a massive, churning gathering place for the LA citizenry, whether stopping in for a baguette and French butter or an aged ribeye for two. Sam Rethmeier now runs the sprawling wine program, complementing chef Walter Manzke’s creative exigencies with a collection that runs nearly 120 pages, and covers the gamut of the city’s wine tastes.
624 La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, California
This story appears in the print issue of April 2019.
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