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Magical Finds in LA

Senzinina Sep 5, 2011 08:44 PM

Last night, I had the good fortune of stumbling upon a little gem on Sawtelle. Restaurant 2117 is owned by a Japanese wine freak and is completely unassuming, ridiculously delicious and understated. Even in a strip mall. The owner and his wife are wine lovers, as are all the patrons. Everyone sitting at a marble tables and wooden chairs have brought (or bought) incredible bottles of wine. And... it's cheap. Grilled Quail. Wild mushrooms with goat cheese and truffle salt, Kobe short ribs Thai style with spicy lemon fish sauce. I can't believe this place isn't stuffed every night. Wine lovers - get there. And get there fast. What's your favorite little magical find in LA?

Restaurant 2117
2117 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

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  1. westsidegal RE: Senzinina Sep 5, 2011 08:46 PM

    just so you know, 2117 is taking part in the DineLA weeks in October.
    i plan to be there at least twice in the two weeks. . . .

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    1. re: westsidegal
      Senzinina RE: westsidegal Sep 5, 2011 08:56 PM

      Reeeeeally? Hurray! I'll see you there then. I was blown away by that place. Who knew?

      1. re: Senzinina
        westsidegal RE: Senzinina Sep 6, 2011 08:47 PM

        the DineLA menu for 2117 was posted on the website today

        1. re: westsidegal
          miwine RE: westsidegal Sep 6, 2011 10:31 PM

          What was the corkage?

          1. re: miwine
            westsidegal RE: miwine Sep 7, 2011 12:18 AM


            i always ordered from their menu.

    2. J.L. RE: Senzinina Sep 7, 2011 01:02 AM

      It's been around forever. I go there as part of my regular restaurant rotation. Glad you found it as well. Just don't broadcast our magical find too loudly...

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