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Jun 30, 2012 04:40 PM

Looking for the best Risotto dish in Los Angeles!

Saffron, truffles, lobster, squid ink, crab... Decadent or very simple.... Looking for an amazing risotto in Los Angeles!

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  1. Try the uni risotto at Blue Marlin on Sawtelle.

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    1. re: J.L.

      How about a culinary cousin? Uni congee from Red Medicine! Highly recommended.

      I hear the black truffle risotto at Fraiche is pretty good (haven't tried it myself), and I don't know how long it's going for but their secret menu ( to bid adieu to their Culver City location has it discounted from $30 to $22.

    2. There was a very good truffle risotto at Providence....but it was during the winter.

      1. If you find yourself in Highland Park, or not too far away, Maximiliano does a couple of risottos that are truly decadent. 5900 block of York Blvd. Their mushroom version is sensational, and I am not a big fan of mushrooms.

        1. Truffle risotto at Maison Giraud. They don't have it all the time, but as a lover of truffle risotto - this was one of the best I've ever had. They make it with tetes de Moine (and reggiano parm) - which is kind of funky cheese that goes perfectly with truffles. Call first to see if (or when) they have it.

            1. re: ipsedixit

              Absolutely, Valentino! If anyone will get it right, Valentino will. Good call, ipsedixit.

              1. re: maudies5

                The best risotto I've ever had was at Valentino.