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Aug 29, 2008 06:45 PM

vegetarian tasting menu

best one???

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    1. la cachette or grace

      1. XIV, on Crescent Heights and Sunset. I refer to it, as my precious. XIV, or "Fourteen", by Michael Mina, and Sam Nazarian's SBE, is like none other. The menu is delightfully creative, yet well developed and sophisticated. You can do tasting at 8 bucks an item, or traditionally sized portions. There are vegetarian and vegan menus that parallel XIVs list of both Michael Mina classics and some exclusive surprises. I know I sound like an advertisement, but this place is amazing. Being able to see and be seen, at a prime SBE property, while dining on a 9 corse Michael Mina vegetarian tasting menu, is inspiring to say the least. The drinks are amazing, if you decide to indulge. They make a kick ass Mojito, and there is a new drink on their SBE classics menu called they call the Cucumber Pomegranate Deluxe. It is my new favorite, and a must try. Check out the XIV dinner, vegetarian and vegan menus online.

        1. Joe's on Abbot Kinney used to offer a vegetarian tasting menu - you'd have to call to find out if they still do.

          1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd
          Venice, CA 90291

            1. re: ipsedixit

              Trying Melisse out tonight, will be doing the Im excited to see what Chef Josiah Citrin has going on there. I was a fan of his for quite some time at Giraffe. I AM partial to XIV, because you can choose different items to create your own tasting menu...but I'm trying to eat outside my box.