quick Laja question - menu or chef's discretion
I'm heading to Laja with a business colleague. Does one order from a menu at Laja or is the food "whatever the chef creates" that day - like at French Laundry?
My colleague will probably appreciate the former and a bit of control. How does this work at Laja?
I had the pleasure of eating lunch at Laja two days ago (Saturday afternoon). If you haven't made reservations I suggest you do as the restaurant was full; the Vendimia began Friday and there is a lot of activity in the valley.
The menu is set with a selection of four of eight items (for example, one of two appetizers, a salad or a soup, one main dish or another and one of two desserts) for 550 pesos or all eight items for 750 pesos (if I recall correctly).
The wine list is only from local producers. If you are unfamiliar with what to drink, ask your waiter or the host, Andres Blanco, for a recommendation and you should be pleased with the selection.