GR's DR from LAist
LAist offers up a step-by-step how to dining at Gordon Ramsay at the London in West Hollywood. Apparently, the easiest part is making the reservation but we'll skip right to steps five and six.
Step 5: Take a chanceOf course having him here for a few nights (at least one for the party then on to Cut for dinner), Gordo's obviously not sweating the small stuff either. On a similar note, the Brits took notice at what Jonathan Gold thought about GR.
Duck tongues, really? Really? It is like something out of Monty Python, "I'll have the lark's tongues and kitten ears, please, with a side of peacock vomit." Maybe the weird decor is supposed to hint at Rome during the middle-ages. The upside to the menu is that it gives people a chance to stretch their culinary boundaries a little and try something new. The downside is the precious little geometric shapes are sometimes laughable. Make sure to dine with someone who has a sense of humor, as this is going to be kind of funny.
Step 6: Don't sweat the small stuff
Your fork is on the wrong side of the table, your server doesn't know what's on your plate, no one refills your water glass, and when they do, the napkin that they shield the glass with has disgusting stains on it, you have to ask before your plates are cleared every single time, and the coffee takes forever to arrive. Relax. They are new here. Give them time. It's not like Gordon Ramsay is known for being a perfectionist or anything.
· Gordon Ramsay at the London: A How-to Guide [LAist]
· Ramsay's Food Too Timid for California's Tastes [The Indpendent]
· Full Gordon Ramsay at the London Coverage [~ELA~]