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Sonny's Hideaway's New Chef; McGarry's Pop-Up Menu

Matthew Kang is the Lead Editor of Eater LA. He has covered dining, restaurants, food culture, and nightlife in Los Angeles since 2008. He's the host of K-Town, a YouTube series covering Korean food in America, and has been featured in Netflix's Street Food show.

HIGHLAND PARK—Sonny's Hidewaway has a new executive chef: Alexander Abdel-Monem. The former executive sous chef has taken the reigns of the kitchen, touting manila clams with house made lamb merguez and other rustic preperations with seasonal ingredients. [EaterWire]

ARTS DISTRICT—Here is Flynn McGarry's pop-up menu at Fifty Seven. Check out the likes of tomato tartare, "beet" Wellington, and 45 day aged beef grilled over Japanese charcoal. [ELA]

WEST THIRD—Goldie's is now rocking live DJs on Thursday evenings throughout the summer. In addition, consider the jug cocktails like the Golden Girl ($48), with spiced tequila, passionfruit, and lime meringue. [EaterWire]

SANTA MONICA—Peter Gilmore from Sydney's Quay is doing a five course black truffle dinner for $185 per person at Melisse tomorrow evening, June 13. Reserve a seat by calling 310-395-0881. [ELA]
[Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

Melisse Restaurant

1104 Wilshire Boulevard, , CA 90401 (310) 395-0881 Visit Website

Sonny's Hideaway

5137 York Blvd. Highland Park, CA 90042