There’s a lot to like about Melody, the sunny newcomer landing in Virgil Village tomorrow. From the condensed menu of snackable favorites and wine to the open-air seating and gorgeous patio, it’s easy to see the changing Silver Lake-adjacent neighborhood falling in love too.
Melody opens officially tomorrow, just across the street from the endlessly busy Sqirl. The restaurant is a collaboration between Eric Tucker (NYC’s Louie & Chan) and entertainment industry vet David Andreone, with chef Hunter Pritchett (Son of a Gun, Golden Boys Chinese) at the helm. Expect a California-chic mishmash of colors and furniture inside, from patterned bar seats to throwback wooden dining tables and chairs. The large patio offers long communal seating, and practically every spot inside the place has a window to the outdoors. There’s music too, mostly emanating from a tight vinyl collection and turntables set up in the middle of the space.
As for the food, Pritchett is working up a menu of French Riviera casual favorites, from crudites to a smoked brandade dip to a modern crispy chicken cordon bleu sandwich. The opening menu is below.
Melody officially opens for dinner tomorrow, keeping evening hours (along with weekend brunch) only to start. That means Wednesday through Monday, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., with brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The restaurant does not take cash but does offer valet, and does not take reservations for parties less than six.
751 N. Virgil Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
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