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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



Patrick J. Comiskey covers US wines for Wine & Spirits magazine, focusing on the Pacific Northwest, California’s Central Coast and New York’s Finger Lakes.

This story appears in the print issue of April 2019.
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