These Scallops Are Perfect

This neighborhood spot deserves your attention again

By The Editors
March 26, 2015 9:00 am

From the driving, to the parking, to the not knowing where to drive or park, dinner in L.A. is harder than it should be. That’s why we created Dinner Plan — your three-step itinerary to a damn good time.

Here’s your plan.

Your correspondent is frequently asked what his favorite restaurants are.

Generally, people are interested in a new place. And that’s fine.  

But lately he’s been directing folks to The Larchmont.

The new chef, Kevin Kathman, did time at French Laundry, and he brings with him some simple recipes and a love for molecular gastronomy.

When he makes scallops, he slices them razor-thin so they melt in your mouth, and he decorates the plate in micro-greens and a light truffle oil that’s pungent but not overpowering.

His roasted chicken is deconstructed. Each piece, separated into sections making it fun to share with others, is perfectly cooked and full of flavor.

This place is great for a one-on-one date or for the couples night.

We made it a Dinner Plan, and inside we recommend some fresh occasion-appropriate gear and a new spot to grab a drink after.



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