2 March, 2017
Great Places To Eat In Melrose Place
No matter whether you are visiting Los Angeles for the first time or numerous times, Melrose Avenue is touted to be the coolest place to hang out in the city. Not only is the culture incredibly vibrant there but it is the finest dining arena of the city. The choice is so delicious that the street alone needs a list of some of the great places for you to eat out and enjoy.
Osteria La Buca
If pizzas and pasta make you go deliciously hungry, then try this East Larchmont Italian restaurant on Melrose and Wilton. With a variety of mouth-watering pizzas and not-to-be-missed pasta like the nero spaghetti and short rib ravioli, this is the place to pamper your taste buds from breakfast to dinner.
Located inside a hundred-year-old, two-story Craftsman house which is located in the heart of Larchmont Village, the restaurant’s homely vibe will envelop you strongly. With its head chef southern roots and above par French cuisine training, you can expect its epitome here. Its unique take on California garden-to-table cuisine will leave you panting for more. Some top recommended dishes to try are Charred Spanish Octopus, roasted chicken, and spiced lamb shoulder.
Fig & Olive Melrose Place
With a stupendous ambiance, gracious and friendly staff and inspired food, Fig & Olive Melrose Place is a must try the restaurant for all those who happen to be in the area. With its open kitchen and walls of wine and olive oil, the ambiance bewitches you. To floor you, its quintessential French Riviera experience is utterly sublime. Whether you want to unwind or hang out with friends, this is the place to be.
Undoubtedly an avant-garde chef, Michael Voltaggio is its owner. He is probably the best chef in California of cooking with liquid nitrogen. The food may look on your table as steaming hot but be prepared for a shockingly icy blast when placed inside the mouth. Nearly all its dishes have received rave reviews. Do not forget to try its salt and charcoal potato, egg yolk gnocchi, pork cheek and other delicacies.
This sinfully famous restaurant owned by Chef Tal Ronnen is considered the high-end vegan restaurant for carnivores. Offering plant-based Mediterranean dishes both for brunch and dinner, this place is the favorite eating joint of celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres. Some of its all-time favorites include Crossroads Benedict, Kite Hill cheese plate, fried “chicken” and waffles, spicy “meatball” pizza…the list is never ending.