The restaurant is a collaboration between chef-partner Adam Sobel and Michael Mina and MINA Group. Located on the ground floor of the recently remodeled Beverly Center in Los Angeles, the restaurant celebrates the best of coastal Italian cuisine while featuring California’s bountiful ingredients. The menu highlights seafood from both the Mediterranean and Pacific Ocean, as well as fresh handmade pastas and brick oven pizzas.
Cal Mare’s beverage program focuses on the wines of southern Sicily and other regions in Italy, Limoncelli, light, refreshing, craft cocktails and house-made Italian sodas.
A seafood feast
Caviale e Mozzarella, which features caviar and mozzarella; carbonara pizza from the restaurant’s brick oven; handmade dungeness crab agnolotti with truffle, butternut squash and sea urchin; and an aged roasted duck for two with lavender honey and fennel seed.