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Anything new & fab at Orris?

EliAnnKat Jan 2, 2008 02:13 PM

We are going over there tonight and haven't been in quite some time. What has anyone been knocked out by (in good and bad ways, natch).

Thanks, I'll report back.

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  1. Ciao Bob RE: EliAnnKat Jan 2, 2008 02:18 PM

    Don't know if it's new but it is fab: Grilled Radichio w/Parmesan was great.

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      mollyomormon RE: Ciao Bob Jan 2, 2008 02:22 PM

      I think it's actually grilled romaine and it's definitely fantastic. People rave about the foie gras on the specials menu but I still haven't tried it.

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        whatsfordinner RE: mollyomormon Jan 2, 2008 02:43 PM

        The foie gras is definitely delicious. I also loved the lamb carpaccio.

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          Ciao Bob RE: mollyomormon Jan 2, 2008 05:56 PM

          Opps, romaine is right, thanks MOM!

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        Waverly SGV RE: EliAnnKat Jan 2, 2008 05:57 PM

        Yes, the grilled romaine with a light vinagrette and shaved parmesan is delicious. Try the seabass with black bean sauce -- so delicious, makes you wish they offered a meal-sized portion. Also, ask the server for a rec. In my experience, they are always right on the mark.

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          mollyomormon RE: Waverly SGV Jan 2, 2008 06:13 PM

          I'll second that. The servers at Orris are so amazingly nice and helpful. It's some of my favorite service in LA.

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          EliAnnKat RE: EliAnnKat Jan 3, 2008 12:28 PM

          Well, everyone, last night was lovely. I love this restaurant! Such a good vibe, such nice service. No one rushes. There was a lovely seafood salad special and, yes, the romaine was super. Plus, we had a couple of glasses of wine each and several rounds of plates and the bill was under $100 (before tip). Go!

          1. J.L. RE: EliAnnKat Jan 5, 2008 12:30 AM

            Yes, something new at Orris...

            A covered (and heated) canopy on the front patio! Let the rain come, Orris fears it not!

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              foodie Q RE: EliAnnKat Jan 5, 2008 05:21 PM

              The Lamb Carpaccio and the Pork Tenderloin is always my favorite, but the squash blossom tempura on the fall menu is pretty innovative- it's a Japanese style tempura stuffed with shrimp filling and dressed with Chinese flavored sauce.

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