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Little Next Door

Dinner featuring new Modern Mediterranean Menu items from Chef Kevin Luzande! I am a huge fan of Little Next Door and Chef Kevin! We had an exquisitite dining experience!!!

FIRST COURSE:
Beet Salad – creamy goat cheese, savory pitachio, mizuna apple & cider vinaigrette

Country Crouton – brie, mascarpone, glazed & candied walnut

Tuna Tartare – red pepper paste, sesame oil, shoyu, avocado, scallion & blue corn chip

Spicy Prawns – harissa, labneh, aleppo pepper & pistachio

WINE PAIRING:
Domaine Schlumberger, ‘Les Princes Abbes’, AOC Alsace, 2012
Francois Lurton ‘Les Fumees Blanches’, IGP, Cote De Gascogne 2013

SECOND COURSE:
Cauliflower Duo – cauliflower puree & caramelized cauliflower

Summer Ravioli – corn pudding, chanterelle mushrooms, chive blossom & butter nage

Salmon Risotto – zucchini & basil puree, baby squash, oven dried tomato & parmesan

Steak Frites – sterling silver top sirloin, green peppercorn reduction & pommes frites

WINE PAIRING:
Racine De La Terre, Vin De Pays d’Oc, Languedoc 2013
Chateau Goudichaud, Graves De Vayres, Bordeaux 2010

DESSERT served with Moroccan Mint Tea
Macarons
Lemon Tart
Pot De Creme
Cherry Clafoutis

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ACABAR Restaurant / Lounge / Bar

Dinner at Acabar Restaurant/Lounge/Bar

Chef Kevin Luzande outdid himself! This was a night to remember and I have already been back for more.

If you’re in LA or are visiting this is definitely a place you want to stop in for the Triple D….dinner, drinks and dancing!!!

Discovered my new favorite wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Menetou-Salon, Domaine Gilbert, Loire 2011.

The Tasting Menu included:

OYSTERS SHIGOKU served with an assortment of mignonette + sauces

UNI with cucumbers and kanpachi

DUCK DUO SALADE / cured duck breast / crispy duck rillette / charred chicory / orange marmalade / verjus

CRISPY SHRIMP TOAST / rock shrimp / s.s.u quail egg / thai basil / fish sauce

CHARRED OCTOPUS / longaniza sausage / white beans / piquillo peppers / valencia oranges

CRISPY PORK BELLY CUBES / caramelized apples / white grits / braised kale / dirty sauce

SKEWERED SPICY PRAWNS / harissa / dates / labneh yogurt / pistachio

FRIED BUNS / braised lamb / sriracha aioli / pear chutney / cotija cheese

NEW ZEALAND SNAPPER / vermouth poached / truffled potato + leeks / purple chips

WHOLE CRISPY SEA BASS / choy sum / tendrils / peanuts / sichuan peppercorn sauce

DESSERT:

STRAWBERRIES ‘N’ MILK
macerated strawberry / crunchy milk / chamomile granita / strawberry gusher

BANANA CREAM PIE
banana custard / spiced plantain / wafer / sponge cake

And to end this perfect evening we danced the night away in the lounge! When we went back to Acabar the second time around we got to see Gypsy All Stars perform!

http://acabar-la.com/

Eddie Delena is the General Manager

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