AROUND TOWN— Record breaking temperatures today across town, and speaking of hot hot hot, you know what else is super hot? Ramen. LAW taste-tests two well-respected staples, Santouka and Mottainai, and while both prepare different versions of the noodle soup, Santouka walks away as winner. [LAW]
VEGAS, BABY— The Cosmopolitan is set to open its doors December 15 and it's already creating a buzz with an all-star restaurant line up: Jose Andres (China Poblano and Jaleo), David Myers (Comme Ca), Scott Conant (Scarpetta, DOCG), Costas Spiliadis (Estratorio Milos) and others. Up until this weekend the name of the new hotel’s nightclub has been kept under wraps, but Eater has officially learned that Marquee, an offshoot of Jason Strauss and Noah Tepperberg’s flagship in New York, will claim prime real estate for night owls. This is the same team behind Tao and Lavo, and they are engineering a “three-story nightlife destination.” — DM
CENTURY CITY— Craft LA has launched a new $65 four-course prix fixe menu.
Craft's Tasting Menu
Duck Ham & Mustard Greens
Baby Fennel & San Marzano Tomato
Braised Octopus & Lima Beans
Shannon’s Sin Pot & Fried Almonds