This sophisticated dame deserves a crown for her longevity, adherence to classic recipes, and chalkboards of whimsical specials. A local fixture and operated by the second generation of the founding family, it's a simple, colorful space, flaunting framed accolades on one wall and photos of Hollywood's elite on another.
We suggest checking out the weekly farmer’s market dish, also known as “chef’s choice," filled with seasonal produce and always flavorful. Travel through the mind of this chef by way of regional and traditional items, like fried chicken wings with chili sauce or green curry with shrimp. Barbecue pork is marinated with soy and garlic, then grilled to juicy tenderness; while papaya salad dressed with lime and palm sugar is a textural pleasure.