LAMB -- L.A. Dish of the Month, June 2014
The dish of the month for Los Angeles for June 2014 is LAMB.
Here's a link to the voting thread for last month (I think) where lamb almost tied: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/970179
The goal is to collectively try as many different varieties, kinds and types of lamb as possible. Anything lamb-related is fair game. And, it goes without saying, that telling us of fabulous places to find lamb (and all of its various iterations) that you've tried in the past is great, and recounting vivid memories is also fun, but what we want are real-live, current progress reports of what and where you are finding and eating lamb.
So let's start exploring and eating—report back with reviews and photos.
Because lamb is great prepared at home and on the grill, please also post any great sources or specials that you find.
AYCE lamb chops at fogo.
Toothpick cumin lamb chengu
Rack of lamb at Craig's
Three good spots but fogo wins for me
Recent dinner at Tavern in Brentwood included:
Braised lamb shank with fingerlings, fava beans & savory créme fraîche . Wonderful dish. Best lamb shank I have ever eaten.
I could've sworn I had lamb chops at P'tit Soleil, but I'm not seeing it in their on-line menu.
At any rate, the prep was very standard (and thus not a standout), but eating it in a nice gastopub environment + the marvelous poutine just made for a very satisfying afternoon (a few wks ago).