In LA, we are always expecting the most playful and magical things to do and see. What about a fancy a touch of whimsy or a hint of magic with our meal? Here’s a list of the most magical and cool restaurants in LA and also a great range of restaurants to satisfy any culinary craving.
Designed by Philippe Starck and very Alice in Wonderland inspired, this Jose Andres’ whimsical eatery is totally modern, with checkerboard floors, roaring fireplaces and crazy stuffed animal heads. Aptly named, The Bazaar is a tapestry of magical dining experiences set in an indoor piazza with cocktails that smoke to an inventive menu of tapas with unusual pairings such as King Crab with raspberries, coffee-rubbed wagyu and cotton candy foie gras.
The Tuck Room Tavern
James Beard award-winning chef Sherry Yard of Spago fame has finally has opened a restaurant ans its decor is worth to see. The inspiration? A board game Clue. The edgy interior design goes from monkey lamps, bronze bulldog statues, giant balls, leather banquettes to the most trendy motifs of dancing bears and elephants on the walls. The restaurant also features great work by Mike Stilkey, an American artist based in LA renowned for his book sculpture art. The fare and drinks perfectly compliment the restaurant, with sweet Yard confections such as red velvet pavlova dotted with crispy vanilla meringue, red velvet raspberry chunk ice cream and topped with chocolate sauce; the “Millionaires Shortbread”—a mouth-watering mix of coffee caramel, caramel cream and chocolate; and “glace coupes”—luxe takes on ice cream sundaes.
Located within the historic, century-old Brockman Building in downtown Los Angeles, the beautiful place features a lovely mix of Italian and French food in a restaurant, gourmet market and French patisserie magical environment. s A wall of rainbow-colored macaron, the opera cakes, sachertortes, Napoleons and Saint Honores are a must-try in this whimsical restaurant.
This concept restaurant, first created in Miami by Barton G. Weiss, is pure theatre with its stunning bright pink cocktail bar, wall of flowers and overall sexy Hollywood ambiance. Thanks to an updated menu of items courtesy of Executive Chef Attila Bollok, you’ll find popcorn shrimp served in a popcorn maker, lobster mac ‘n cheese served in a mouse trap, fish served on a lure and salmon served on a samurai sword. The highlight? The famous Marie Antoinette’s head filled: her hair is pink candy floss. Also, you can find nitrogen cocktails served in Buddha glasses and with dangling monkeys, a fun restaurant in LA to visit for sure.
Petit Ermitage Garden Rooftop
Looking for a magical and romantic place with an ethereal outdoor spot? This is the place. It’s an enchanted evening in a little cabana, rendered even more so by the boutique hotel’s vintage decor and the soundtrack of ambient favorites from Louis Armstrong and Edith Piaf that sound as if they were being played on a vintage record player. The worst part? You have to be a VIP or a friend of the brand to dine here.
Original post via HauteLiving.