ENTICING EATS – MELISSE One of the Finest Restaurants in the World
FIVE STAR EXPERIENCE
When you’re visiting Los Angeles and searching for an award winning culinary experience, look no further than Melisse Restaurant in Santa Monica.
As you enter Melisse, you’ll notice that there are no windows, containing and focusing your senses on the culinary journey that is to follow. Melisse’s contemporary French cuisine is paired with an impressive wine list, providing an elegantly tailored experience for even the most discerning palates. Each dish tells a story of perfect, meticulous preparation that is orchestrated by an impressive service team. Each member of the service team plays a pivotal role in bringing you through a culinary story that only Melisse can tell.
My guest and I chose the coursed menu, which gave us the opportunity to choose many items to share. The following dishes were standouts on the menu:
Soft poached egg, lemon-chive crème frâiche, american osetra caviar.
Seared Foie Gras
Pachichi cherries, salted coffee, pain d’epice
Fresh capellini, basil, brown butter truffle froth
Kagoshima Wagyu Beef Filet
Charred leek, oxtail ravioli
A Selection of Fine Cheeses
Each dish was unique, colorful, and very flavorful. The wine selection was amazing, including a couple of particularly great finds, and our Sommelier was very knowledgeable and had great recommendations.
A culinary inspiration, Melisse is not just a restaurant, but an education in what can truly be experienced by epicures and connoisseurs alike.
1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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