One of LA’s most prolific Peruvian chefs Ricardo Zarate (Rosaliné, Picca, Paiche) heads up this Latin America-meets-California restaurant within the Short Stories Hotel. The Kevin Klein-designed space, features lots of terrazzo, dark wood, and red marble spread across an ample patio, shaded by African sumac trees. The outdoor landscaping has been designed by Rolling Greens, with access to the courtyard, covered bar and indoor seating area, and the hotel’s pool nearby.
Here he serves up innovative Cali cuisine with Latin influences and ingredients sourced from the nearby Original Farmer’s Market. Menu highlights include kampachi charred tiradito, grilled aji octopus and truffle quinotto with Japanese mushrooms.
Cali cuisine with Latin influences
Under a canopy of lush trees, the courtyard provides a space to lounge day and night. Enjoy drinks and small plates fireside or at one of the tucked away tables.
Avocado arepas, Kampachi charred tiradito, grilled aji octopus and truffle quinotto with Japanese mushrooms and marinated salmon anticuchos.
The signature Oaxaca California Love cocktail made with Verde Mezcal, Teremana Tequila, lime juice, pineapple juice and pineapple rocoto gomme.