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Mentor Dinner at Melisse; Mauro's Cafe Tasting Menu

SANTA MONICA—Wolfgang Puck and Joachim Splichal are teaming up with Josiah Citrin at Melisse to do a "mentor" dinner in honor of the restaurant's 15th anniversary. On September 15, all three chefs will prepare a six-course dinner that will run $185 per person. Make a reservation by calling 310-395-0881. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—LAist has a handy statistical breakdown of the best restaurants in Los Angeles based on their appearances in various best-of lists around the city. [LAist]

MELROSE—Mauro's Cafe inside Fred Segal launches a fall tasting menu next week available on Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. See below for the full menu, priced at $70 with wine pairings. [EaterWire]

Starter cocktail: Prosecco

Cold Soup: fresh pea with mint

Quinoa Salad: cucumber, peas, avocado, organic quinoa in balsamic vinaigrette

Gnocchi: homemade gnocchi verde, zucchini, broccoli, spinach & peas

Meat or Fish: skirt steak or grilled striped bass served with vegetables and potatoes

Cheese plate: old world cheese and speciality breads

Dessert: creme brûlée & chocolate mousse

Coffee or Dessert Wine

Melisse Restaurant

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

Melisse

1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401