Saturday, November 4, 2023

Manzke@West LA ★★

Michelin Star Modern European with Asian/ Japanese Influence. Space used to be picca restaurant. Dishes were nice. Service can be better and more attentive with better explanation in general. Tasting menu $295 per person. Classic Wine Pairing $165. Non-alcoholic Zero Proof Pairing $95. Water charge $5 per person. Dinner was 3.5 hours. Advanced reservation via Tock. Valet parking or limited metered street parking.

blue fin tuna, salsa fresca, mezcal margarita


Zero Proof Pairing: Watermelon, Thai Basil, Leitz Eins Zwei Zero Sparkling Riesling

Japanese Hamachi
rocky sweet melon, strawberry nuoc cham

NV Billecart-Salmon Rosé

Zero Proof Pairing: Tomato-Peach, Basil, Calamansi Vinegar

rodolphe le meunier normandy butter

Norwegian King Crab
sungold tomatoes, plums, smoked trout roe

NV Claude Cazaks, Blanc de Blancs, Cuvée Vive,
Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Grand Cru

Zero Proof Pairing: Eric Bordelet "Perlant" Jus de Pommes a Sydre

Kaluga Queen Caviar
king crab, hokkaido uni chawanmushi, brown butter dashi

2020 Willi Schaefer, Graacher Domprobst, Kabinett, Mosel

Zero Proof Pairing: Martini & Rossi Floreale n/a Vermouth Bianco, Thai Curry, Melon

Heirloom Tomato Soup
thai curry

Zero Proof Pairing: Nishi Sensha Green Tea

Japanese Kinmedai
chanterelle mushrooms, rede flame grapes, sauce vin jaune

Italian White Truffle available for additional $95 per person

2020 Guy Robin, Montée De Tonnerre Premier Cru, Chablis

Honeynut Squash Agnolotti

2019 Camille Giroud, 1er Cru Aux Clous, Savigny-lés-Beaune

Zero Proof Pairing: Hibisicusm Rooibos Tea, Blackberry, Banyuls Vinegar, Verjus Rouge

Liberty Farms Sonoma Duck
shinko pear, spiced cider-jus

2012 Clos du Marquis, Saint-Julien

Miyazaki Wagyu Striploin
matsutake mushrooms, sauce bordelaise

Zero Proof Pairing: Horchata, Coconut, Almond, Cardamom

Tamai Farms Strawberries
crème brûlée


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9575 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035


Lunch Afficianado said...

Oh wow! That place was on my radar but I had no idea what the meals were like there. Looks fantastic

syori the foodie said...

Yes, it has been on my list for a year too. It's quite fancy and colorful!